This craft is easy for any aged child to make to claim their spot at the Thanksgiving dinner table. It's also a great way for them to express what they are "thankful for" for the year. With just a few materials, this placemat can be made in a small amount of time. To have as a keepsake, take it to your local craft or teacher store and have it laminated.

What you'll need:

  • ink pad (washable)
  • markers
  • construction paper
  • stickers, ribbon, glitter, etc.
How to make your Thanksgiving placemat cups:
  • Choose a piece of construction paper or poster board in the color of your choice.
  • Write what you are "thankful for" in the middle of the paper.
  • Use the ink and your finger to make pictures of what you wrote. Color in and around the pictures with markers to show detail.
  • Fill in the extra space with fall or Thanksgiving stickers, ribbon, etc.
  • Have it laminated if you want to keep!
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