Whether you’re planning to attend a New Year’s Eve party or staying home, here are some of the best New Years questions that are fun for both kids & adults. This New Year’s game includes 68 conversation cards that offer thoughtful reflection on the past year.
It’s hard to believe that another year is just about ready to come to a close and a new one will begin, but it’s true. That means that it is time to look back on the year and reflect before leaping ahead into the new one. If you are having a gathering of friends and family this year to celebrate the New Year print out these New Year’s Eve questions conversation starters to help everyone reflect on the past year.
Should auld acquaintance be forgotAnd never brought to mind?
What does that New year’s Eve Auld Lang Syne song mean anyways? The exact Scottish translation is old long since. It’s not a common phrases to English speakers. In essence, it means “old long since,” or to the “olden days.”
If you are celebrating New Years Eve with Kids or even with friends, let’s toast to the olden days – the days of yesterday or last year. Before having a family chances are you spent New Year’s eve out partying at clubs, going to the New York Time Square ball drop in person, or attending parties at friends’ homes. Once you have kids, celebrating New Year’s day can look a little bit different because you want family-friendly activities and traditions that the kids can participate in too. Incorporating New Year’s Eve games are great for kids and even adults!
New Year’s Questions
You might be asking what makes a good new year’s question? The best new year’s eve questions prompt or create a conversation. They cannot be answer with a simple yes or no answer. Instead good New Year questions and answers create reflection and discussion among those sitting in the room. A good question might take minutes or even a half hour to answer as you go to down the rabbit hole of reflection and redirection.
We put together a list of 68 good NYE questions. These New Year’s Eve conversation starters are one such tradition that the whole family can enjoy. You can use these conversation starters year after year as a fun way to help friends and family reflect on the year that has passed. All of the conversation starters in this free printable set are family-friendly. If you don’t have children, or your gathering does not include children, don’t worry these conversation starters are still perfect for New Year’s reflections for any age group.
So how do you use the New Year’s Eve conversation starters? Simple, just print them out onto some cardstock or printer paper, and cut them out. If you think that you might want to use these cards for multiple years then you may want to laminate them to protect them and keep them in good shape. Once the cards are printed and cut out, you can hand one to each guest or family member, or let each attendee draw their own card from the deck.
New Year’s Conversation Starters
So you might be wondering what types of discussion cards are included in these New Year Eve’s questions so let’s mention a few of them.
Some of the conversation starters include “Other than family, who did you spend the most time with this year?”, “What was an unexpected surprise this year?”, “What is the best movie you saw this year?”, and “What is the best book you read this year?”.
Others of the other New Year’s reflections include:
- “What is the biggest lesson you learned this year?”
- “What was the best day of the year?”
- “What is a new skill you learned this year?”
- “What food did you eat the most of this year?”
- “What was the biggest single time waster in your life this past year?”
- “What is the biggest problem you solved in the past year?”
- “What was an unexpected surprise this year?”
- “What are you most grateful for about this year?”
- “Share your favorite photo taken this year.”
- “What was the reason for the best belly laugh this past year?”
- “Will you make any New Year’s Eve resolutions? What do you intend on doing differently next year?”
- “What is the best book you read this year?”
- “How can you redesign your mornings to begin your days better?”
- “How would you like to spend your free time differently next year?”
- “What was your single biggest challenge this past year?”
- Fill-in-the-Blank: I want to repeat…
These are just a sampling of the topics in this set of New Year’s conversation starters. The printable set of New Year’s reflections comes with a total of sixty-eight conversation starter cards. You can use them all, or go through and pick out the ones that fit your gathering and party guests the best.
These New Year’s conversation starters are sure to be a hit at your next New Year’s Eve party and they will certainly bring out some laughs and good memories of the year that we are leaving behind. You may even find that using these cards becomes a tradition each year for you, your family, and friends to look back on the year that has passed and forward to the one that is just up ahead!
New Year’s Conversation Cards Printables
Want the New Year’s Eve Conversation Cards game to ring in the new year? If you are looking for a fun New Year’s Eve activity, print these reminiscing questions to ask in the New Year. It’s kind of like New Years Eve trivia only there isn’t a right answer in this new year’s interview.
Included in this set are 68 New Year Questions that offer self-reflection in the past year as well as a goals for the New Year. These aren’t your traditional questions like “what is your New Year’s Eve goal?”
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More Fun New Year Ideas
It doesn’t matter if it’s 9 am, 12 pm, 9 pm or even midnight, there are plenty of ways to have fun on New Year’s Eve. These fun new year’s ideas are great for kids, adults, tweens, youth… as long as each person is a kid at heart and likes to have a good time!
Say goodbye to the past year with these easy-to-do Kids New Year’s Eve Celebrations Ideas. Host a party for friends or immediately family. However big the fun, ring in the New Year with memorable New Year’s Eve recipes, crafts, activities, games, printables & more. They will create a fun family tradition for the littles. Make sure to include the friends and family conversation starters for good conversation. Pin to Pinterest.
Do you love fast paced games? Typically the New Year’s Eve countdown starts with ten. However, this NYE, you might find yourself counting down from 60… a lot! At your new New Year’s Eve party, before the countdown, your guests will enjoy these entertaining and fun New Year’s Minute to Win it Games printable. Warning: Lots of laughter included in this new year’s game entertainment. Pin to Pinterest.
Speaking of fun games to play on New Year’s Eve… take the kids on a NYE Scavenger Hunt at Home. The kids will love running all over the house, trying to find the clues before the clock strikes midnight. These treasure hunt game cards are great for giving clues to have the kids burning off the last bit of energy before the current year ends. For unexpected joy, have a fun prize or even gifts at the end of the hunt. Everyone will want to join in on the fun! Pin to Pinterest.
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We’ll drink a cup of kindness yetFor the sake of auld lang syne
Toss the confetti. Offer a kiss. Drop the balloons.
Let’s say goodbye to the end of the year and happy new year too all things to come!
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