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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Find Your Place Pins
Have your child make a place pin to suit each person in your party—then give him free rein to make the seat assignments (just don’t be surprised to find Junior at the head of the table!). Bonus: Each of these turns into a sweet take-home!
Forest Friends Food Toppers
Get your children busy making a bunch of these critters to pop onto sweets, sides, and more—the cute characters will come in handy when you want to keep the kids occupied at the table for just a little bit longer.
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.