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Kids Table Thankfulness

by Rachel F.

­I love Thanksgiving dinner. I mean, I really love it. I think about it all year long. I wanted to share my kids table that encourages thankfulness. Lucky for me, I married a man who shares this love of turkey, stuffing and gravy. Now that we have kids, we try to share our love of Thanksgiving with them. We get them involved in preparing the meal and setting the table.

This year, I have decided to make our Thanksgiving kids table more fun! My kids always finish eating before my husband and I do. When we are at a restaurant, we pull out some toys or coloring from our “bag of fun,” so my husband and I can enjoy our meals at a more leisurely pace. I decided to use this idea at home.

I started with these cute coloring placemats from Target. It will be fun to see what the kids are thankful for this year, even if it is My Little Pony and stuffed animals!


It would be easy to make your own as well. Here is a cute free printable from Martha Stewart:

For the centerpiece, I found these foam trees.


I cut one from the top, and the other from the bottom, and fit them together so they could stand up. My kids then decorated them with leaf stickers.


Let’s not forget these adorable turkey headbands!


You can find the free printable here, at Handmade Charlotte.

Kids Table for Thankfulness at Thanksgiving

Here is my finished kids table! I think the kids (and the grown-ups!) will have a lot of fun at our Thanksgiving dinner this year!


I wish you all a Happy Thanksgiving with happy family and happy, entertained kids!


Thanksgiving Kids Table to encourage thankfulness and creativity


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Ryan B. November 14, 2015 - 10:16 pm

Whaaaa? This is awesome, Sis! Good on ya!

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Amy Senter October 17, 2019 - 2:48 pm

This is wonderful! I have 12 nieces and nephews and love new ideas for the holidays. I saw your post on the Lou Lou Girls Link up—thanks for sharing!

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