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Everyone Wants to sit at THIS Kids Thanksgiving Table

The Kids Table Everyone Wants To Sit At

Creating a kids Thanksgiving Table

Kids Thanksgiving Table
Everyone WANTS to sit at THIS Kids Thanksgiving Table.

That’s what I decided I was going to have at my own house when I grew up.

See, when I was a kid, being banned to the ‘kids table’ was not a good thing in the eye’s of every kid I knew.

The setting was uninteresting and generally considered a punishment.

It also meant my sisters and I would annoy each other out of nothing to do, fidgeting, while smelling the delicious aromas coming from the much anticipated food.

So when I became a mom, and now a grandma, I created  Everyone Wants to sit at THIS Kids Thanksgiving Table

A table that everyone WANTED to sit at. 

WHY?

Because there are:

I have lots of ideas you can choose from such as the Indian Head Dress, the Pilgrim Cups, a Thanksgiving Wreath, or make all of them available!  Links for these are in the post below.

A wonderful addition to your Thanksgiving would also be to learn about Squanto and his important role in Thanksgiving. 

I have a link HERE [1] that gives the full story

This link HERE [2]is for Squanto’s story as part of the Family Time Series

And HERE [3] is for the Family Time Lesson  

 

If you’re looking for a way for the family to show GRATITUDE for each other, I have the perfect ideaHERE [4]

 

Learning what being GRATEFUL is and having GRATITUDE is one of the most important qualities we can have.  You’ll find out about this topic HERE [5]

 

Looking for a way to put GRATITUDE into action?  This has the best idea! Click HERE [6]

 

Looking for a great project or gift?  This Kids Hand Print Turkey Apron is PERFECT!  click HERE [7]for the post


 

 

 

 

 



Everyone Wants to sit at THIS Kids Thanksgiving Table

I had some kids color-in place mats created just for YOU to have on the table with some crayons [8] to keep little hands busy. 

To print these free placemats, go to the Library, or JOIN here


 

 

Everyone Wants to sit at THIS Kids Thanksgiving Table

My handsome hubby Stan made that very cool rope swag hanging from the fireplace (I have to brag it looks so awesome) to hang the different crafts from. 
If you’d like to make your own, this is what we did:

I didn’t want it a ‘free-for-all’ causing the pieces and crafts to be a jumbled chaos and mess.
This way, the older kids, or the adults can give the younger kids one activity at a time.

OPTION: Put clipped [9]items in a basket for ease
This JUTE [11]would work terrific, just watch the weight and the number of items you can hang for the location you are working with.

 



 

On the table:

1- Each kiddo gets a NICE CRAFT SACK with HANDLES [12]

2- picture for them to color if you want to print one off

3- or give them  awesome stickers like:

THIS [13]

THIS [14]

Or check out these vintage style [15] stickers, they would be great too. 

4- Anything the kids can use to decorate the sack to make it their own would be really fun. 

Everyone Wants to sit at THIS Kids Thanksgiving Table

 

The purpose of the sack is, that it gives them a place to keep their crafts and things. 

That way, when it’s time to go home, everything is all together and everyone is happy:)

Everyone Wants to sit at THIS Kids Thanksgiving Table

 

Here is a view of the kids table with a place mat.

 

Did you access that place mat here?


 

 

Don’t forget the straws:) I really like these individually wrapped straws [18] to keep on hand, and they work great with these cups.

 

 


Pilgrim Hats made out of paper cups and embellishments

How great are the awesome Pilgrim Cups HERE!  [19]

They are fun to make and can be filled with munchies for the kids or chocolate treats for the adults as a take home gift!

I filled them with:

1- crayons

2- colored pencils

3-  Goldfish Crackers [20]

3-  mini pretzels [21] 

4- and  healthy munchies [22] for the kiddos to snack on while waiting for the main meal.

 

 

 

This Indian Head Dress is  fun to make.

You’ll find the instructions are HERE [23]

Indian Head Dress

 

Giving the children a place ‘all their own’ with fun things to do, makes the holiday, or any day, more special  and meaningful for them.

It brings a stronger bond and relationship withing the entire family and definitely makes the day more relaxing for you since the small ones are entertained.

Creating a kids Thanksgiving Table

Copyright Carrie Groneman, 2019
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