Wok and Talk

(This activity is good for new presidencies, units with lots of move-ins or baptisms, transitioning young women, etc. For YW in Excellence add questions that get young women, leaders, and parents talking with young women about thier present and future Personal Progress sucesses, goals, and activities. -Jenny)

As guests arrive, they choose a marked chopstick, and sits at the table that matches up with the color or letter.

While enjoying their “wok” (Chinese food), someone draws a question from the container to begin their “talk”.

After a few minutes, someone takes up the chopsticks and everyone chooses a new chopstick. Everyone moves to a new table for a new “talk” with a new group of people.

***I am the counselor in charge of looking after transitioning Young Women, and I think this would make a fabulous activity for a Relief Society Enrichment Night to help Young Women get to know their older sisters better. An activity like this could be held at high school graduation time, as a sort of congratulatory/welcome to Relief Society thing. – Jenny***

Get to know you questions:

What did you do on your first date?

What is the best book you’ve read lately?

Describe what your favorite church song is and why.

Describe what your favorite non-church song is and why.

Describe your activity in a sport.

If the TV is on, I’m watching….

If the refrigerator is open, I’m grabbing a….

My best quality is….

A general conference talk I remember was….

What were you doing on September 11? When Kennedy was assasinated? When Pearl Harbor was attacked?

My testimony is strengthened the most when….

If I were an Old Testament prophet, I’d be….

My favorite flavor of cookie is ….

I want(ed) to be a ______ when I grow/grew up.

My dream job is ….

It’s Saturday night at 8PM. You’ll find me ….

It’s Monday morning at 7AM. You’ll find me ….

Share an uplifting or humorous story about an ancestor.

Share your favorite scripture and tell how you found it.

What was your favorite childhood toy?

If you could take a trip to any place in the world, where would you go?

What would you rather do, give a talk in church or bungee jump?

If you could only eat one food, and nothing else, for three days in a row, what would it be?

If you could only read one book, other than the scriptures, what would it be?

What three words best describe you?

If you could be a professional athlete what sport would you choose?

What is your best memory of your mother? Your father?

What was your favorite grade in school?

What is your favorite movie?

What’s the one thing you’d like to be remembered for?

If you had more time, what hobby would you like to pursue?

Which would be harder for you to give up, chocolate or ice cream?

What church calling has been your favorite?

What living person, other than family members, do you admire most?

Would you rather live in the country or the city?

What’s your idea of a perfect date?

Who is your favorite prophet?

What is your favorite scripture story?

Who is your favorite scripture hero?

(Some ideas from me, others from FamilyFirst.net

***You could even learn to do origami folding, calligraphy, or even play mah-jong for a little variety. -Jenny***

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