Week 5: Conversation Starters

Practical tools for families to connect and build character together while at home.

Elementary – Family Character Workouts – Week 5

Take 5

Take 5 minutes in the morning to share (and have everyone in the family share) one thing they are grateful for today. This allows everyone to start their days with a mind and heart filled with gratefulness. As Scarlett Lewis says, “ It’s hard to have a grateful thought and a negative thought at the same time.”

Elementary – Family Character Workouts – Week 5

Lyrical Conversations

While hanging out at home, turn on the radio or a song and pick a lyric (or have your student pick a lyric) to use as a conversation started. As soon as you have the topic or word, turn the music off until the conversation is over. Turn it on to play again!