Is there going to be a kids’ table at your Thanksgiving feast?
Whether the gathering is at your house, or you’re planning to spend the day as a guest at someone else’s home, here a great idea to keep the children out from underfoot and occupied while the adults do important things like cooking and watching football.
Just add a few packages of crayons or markers, and you have instant tranquility.
Thanksgiving Party Activity Place Mats
This is a package of 24 Thanksgiving activity placemats that’s perfect for keeping kids of all ages entertained. The sturdy paper mats are a generous 10″x14″ size with plenty of activities to keep a little pilgrim quiet and content while waiting for your Thanksgiving feast to be served.
Activities include a maze, a word search puzzle, connect the dots puzzle and loads of Thanksgiving-related figures for coloring fun. This place mat is suitable for children from ages 4-12.
With two dozen mats included in the package, there are enough of these placemats that you’ll be able to use them for several gatherings. Or, you can use them at the grown-up’s table as well. Everyone loves to color, so be sure to purchase enough crayons to share with the adults!
White Plastic Tablecloths
These plastic tablecloths are perfect to cover and protect your dining table, as well as being a great surface for coloring and drawing.They are made of a durable white plastic that will keep grease or liquid from damaging your tabletop. The covers are inexpensive enough to use once and throw away, but they can be wiped clean and reused.
Perfect for indoor or outdoor use, they can cover a worn, unsightly picnic table for patio dining and can be cut to size for smaller or odd-sized tables. The table covers are a generous 54″x108″, so they’ll easily cover a six or seven-foot table.
Kids will enjoy sitting at the children’s table when you cover it with one of these tablecloths and add a few packages of crayons and markers. They can decorate their special table with all sorts of Thanksgiving characters and scenes while waiting for their holiday meal.
If you’re in a particularly creative mood and want to take a break from all the food preparation, you could use a black marker and draw some fun characters for the kids to color, or make up your own word search, tic-tac-toe boards or other games for the kids to color and enjoy.