Today’s Thanksgiving kids’ tables are bold, colorful, and often loaded with activities to keep little hands busy. It’s truly a win-win-win: The kids are preoccupied, the adults can enjoy the meal, and you get something fun for Instagram. Use any of the ideas featured here, and your second cousin might not mind that she doesn’t get a seat with the adults. Try any of these ideas and you might even have adults asking to change seats.
Chocolate Covered Pretzels in a Turkey Jar
Place this festive arrangement in the center of the table—kids will love getting to gobble on a delicious dessert all night long. Get the tutorial at Inside Bru Crew Life.
Give-Thanks Turkey Pinecones
Have your kids write out what they’re thankful for on strips of colored paper. Each one will be attached to a pinecone turkey for an interactive centerpiece that reminds guests of Thanksgiving’s true meaning. Get the tutorial at Creating Couture Parties.
Colorful Pumpkin Seeds
Every kid at the table will love this creative project. Plus, it’s the perfect way to use your leftover pumpkin seeds! Get the tutorial at Fun-A-Day.
Easy Thanksgiving Cake Topper – Gobble Gobble
Learn how to make this cute Thanksgiving cake topper for your holiday dessert table. Get the tutorial at Kim Byers.
Paper Leaf Centerpiece
Take the kids for a stroll outdoors to gather bare branches to fill with colorful card-stock leaves for this easy Thanksgiving centerpiece. Get the tutorial at HGTV.
Pilgrim Hat Crayon Cups
Giving the little ones space to color? Go a step further to ensure crayons are displayed festively, too. These pilgrim hats are made out of paper cups, and you can reuse them from year to year. Get the tutorial at Lil’ Luna.
Turkey Napkin Rings
If you thought napkin holders were too sophisticated for the kid’s table, this adorable tablescape that’s made from felt and ribbon will make you think again. Get the tutorial at Rae Gun Ramblings.
Pilgrim Treat Boxes
If you have a Silhouette it makes it very easy to cut dimensional shapes just like the Pilgrim Treat Boxes. Get the tutorial at A pumpkin & a princess.
Turn these popular treats into an adorable gaggle of gobblers. Angie from Bakerella.com created these turkeys using snacks such as caramel-dipped candy corn (for feathers) and coated espresso beans (for faces). Get the tutorial at Bakerella.
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