7 DIY Thanksgiving Table Decorations for Kids
These crafts are a fun way to get your kids involved with Turkey Day prep. When you’re done making them together, ask them to help set the table too.
Crafts developed by Morgan Levine
Mayflower Crayon Holder
Keep the kids occupied at the table by putting down some paper placemats and supplying crayons for a drawing activity. These crayon boat holders are Thanksgiving-appropriate (they’re not-quite-exact replicas of the Mayflower) and they’ll keep the table from becoming overrun.
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Turkey Place Card Holder
Assigning seats just got a little more fun with these adorable turkey place card holders made from pinecones, pom poms, and pipe cleaners.
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Instead of a floral centerpiece, opt for this crafty one. Have the kids (and adults) write what they’re thankful for on the paper leaves before hanging them on the branch.
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Give plain cups the turkey treatment. Kids will love drinking seasonal juices or sparkling cider from these.
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Protect your surfaces with these wood slice coasters. After Turkey Day, pack them away and bring them back out for fall parties next year.
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Acorn Face Napkin Ring
Add a little bit of extra personality to your table with these acorn napkin rings. Kids will love drawing faces on them and you can help them tie the cord when they’re done.
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