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Thursday, November 10, 2011

Fun Kids Thanksgiving Table Ideas

Thanksgiving is such a special time of the year.  Getting your family and closest friends together to celebrate your love and being thankful for one another is such a blessing.  I love decorating for Thanksgiving and getting the table all set up.  I tend to not put all the kids at one table because they complained years ago that they wanted to sit by other people like Grandpa, etc...  So I mix them in with the adults.  But they can become restless sitting there for that long.  So keep them occupied.

Here are some ideas to help you out!
Picture by Pottery Barn Kids

Turkey Pencil Holder Party Favors

These handmade turkey pencil holders serve lots of purposes: they're festive table decorations, great party favors, and the perfect way to give kids something to do while they wait for Thanksgiving dinner to be served. Make one for each of your littlest guests and set the table with sheets of paper for them to draw on, and watch their faces light up when they sit down.  (you can use color crayons for the younger ones too)
Click HERE to see the instructions on how to make this cute little guy from Pottery Barn!

Here is a whole place setting for your kids!
This might look tricky but once you see how it is all made you will be surprised how easy it is to make!  Click HERE to get the instructions from Fiskar

Simple and sweet – an easy way to keep ‘em busy with a cute coloring page
Click HERE for instructions and more ideas from Blissfully Domestic

Mayflower Treat Holder
Click HERE to get instructions on how to make this from My Cotton Creations

Sugar Cone Cornucopias
(you have to read the instructions on this...  the tips are curled slightly)  :)
Click HERE for this cute idea!

Gumdrop Turkeys
Look at these cute gumdrop turkeys!  Click HERE

Kids Straw Toppers
Click HERE for instructions

Pom-Pom Turkeys
These could even be used for everyone... not just kids.  :)  Click HERE for Martha Stewarts instructions

Kids Placemats
Click HERE for instructions

Turkey DIY Placemats w/ Clear Plates
Click HERE for instructions on how to make these

Hopefully these will help you out with your Thanksgiving table decor! :)  and don't forget to get the kids involved (if you want)!!

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