How to Turn Fall Leaves Into Thanksgiving Placemats (& Fun for the Kids) by Donna John

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3 years ago
How to Turn Fall Leaves Into Thanksgiving Placemats (& Fun for the Kids)

Don't spend a lot of money on fancy placemats for your Thanksgiving feast. Give that job to the kids! They get some fresh air and you get a fun, festive table.

You'll need:

  • fall leaves of various sizes
  • glue
  • construction paper

Here's how to make them:

  1. Send your kids outside to collect various sized and shaped fall leaves. (Better yet, go on a nature walk together!) 
  2. Have your child glue the leaves onto a sheet of construction paper.
  3. Allow to dry.

If you want to go one step further, you could even have them laminated. 

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Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
What a wonderful way to get the kids excited about Thanksgiving, Donna John ! Kids love to be involved and this is a fun way to get them engaged.

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