Out Thanksgiving crafts are simple enough to finish while the bird is roasting. With little bits of nature and a lot of imagination, your table will thrill Pilgrims of all ages.
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Design an asterisk using masking tape on a wood round. Paint each section a different color to create a bold graphic trivet.
Ring Around the Napkin
Pop off the nut portion of an acorn and glue a pom-pom in its place. Trim to create a conical shape, then tie string to the stem.
These hand-stamped muslin place mats can be used year after year.
Originally published in the November 2009 issue of Parents magazine.