The best thing about Valentine’s Day would you rather questions is that they’re such an easy way to connect people of all ages together, have a laugh, or even give students a brain break in class.
You can insert them into a casual family conversation, be more formal and actually print out cards, or even project one on a Google slide for the first two weeks in February.
Many teachers who are using restorative practices in their classrooms love the simplicity of would you rather questions. It can give your shy talkers a moment of bravery. Especially if you’re using restorative circles to maintain relationships (rather than repair them), would you rather questions can be a gentle introduction.
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What is the point of Would You Rather games?
Would you rather games are meant to be an icebreaker or conversation starter. The right question (or series of questions) can ease an awkward group gathering for kids, create a laugh that interrupts a boring presentation, or offer a brain break for tuckered out students.
Would you rather questions are popular because they work well for people of all ages, depending on the question asked. These questions are a mix of silly and serious – with some to choose for elementary students and stuff for middle or high school kids, too.
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How do you play Would You Rather games?
Would you rather games are super easy and customizable. You simply ask participants to choose between two comparable options. Typically, both options presented are equally desirable or awful. What makes it fun is the debate that follows, or the silly follow-up questions people ask as they try to work out which option to choose.
There are different ways to present would you rather questions:
- in casual conversation, particularly around a dinner table
- to open a discussion in a group setting
- on a stack of cards, taking turns reading them aloud – this option works well if you want students facilitating groups
- on a Google slide, which encourages kids to move to opposite sides of the room in order to choose their response
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Valentine’s Day Would You Rather Questions
So let’s get into it! Here are some fun ideas for your next little Valentine’s shindig. These Valentine’s Day would you rather questions are a mixture of silly and serious. You’ll find something here for little kids, but plenty of options for older teenagers, too.
Would you rather…
- eat nothing but chocolate or nothing but strawberries?
- live an otherwise boring life with your soulmate, or live an adventurous life alone?
- give your crush a candy heart or give that same person a Hershey kiss?
- receive 100 chocolates or 100 roses?
- give up chocolate for six months or french fries for six months?
- get an expensive gift or go on vacation?
- have a secret admirer, or have someone tell you they love you in front of the whole class?
- watch a romantic movie or a funny one?
- make a homemade Valentine, or buy a Valentine’s card at the store?
- wear nothing but pink ever again or nothing but red?
- it rain kittens and cupcakes on Valentine’s Day, or rain puppies and peanut butter cookies?
- fall in love with one person (and have it end after a year), or go on lots of dates with different people?
- go on a romantic vacation to Italy or France?
- get lots of Valentines from classmates, or get just one heartfelt one from a close friend?
- write the script for a Valentine’s episode of your favorite show, or be the lead actor or actress in a romantic comedy movie?
- take a bath in melted chocolate, or take a bath in conversation hearts?
- go to school wearing a heart-covered outfit for one day, or wear one of those springy heart headbands for a whole week?
- attend a Valentine’s Party wearing your fanciest, least comfy clothes, or never get invited to a Valentine’s Party at all?
- help deliver heart cookies to nurses, police officers, and teachers, or help bake them behind the scenes?
- have a first date that’s dinner and a movie, or go watch a sporting event together?
- already know who you’re going to marry, or already know the cause of your death?
- eat rose petals or heart-shaped cat food?
- sing a love song in front of your whole school, or do a Tiktok dance trend in front of your whole community?
- write a Valentine’s Day poem for the school newspaper, or read someone else’s Valentine’s Day poem over the morning announcements?
- have a bad first date because you overshared and were too comfortable, or have a bad first date because you were scared and didn’t share about yourself at all?
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Valentine’s Day Would You Rather Google Slides for School
If you’re looking to use Valentine’s Day would you rather questions as a brain break for your students, this little slide presentation is your best friend! Just click the button below to purchase the slides.
Valentine’s Day Would You Rather PDF
This PDF will work perfectly if you just want to open a youth group meeting with a few questions, or with older kids who don’t need the visual cues available on a Google slide. This is your low-tech option! It’s just a simple list of 25 Valentine’s Day would you rather questions.