Keep Kids Busy at the Thanksgiving Table

Gather 'round the kids' Thanksgiving table with fun autumnal crafts and activities designed to keep them busy and entertained during dinner.

Turkey Crayons
Give the kids colouring pages or blocks of paper at each place setting, along with these cute turkey crayons so kids don't get bored and restless during dinner. Get idea from Paging Supermom.

Pilgrim Treat Boxes
Keep little ones busy at dinner with these cute pilgrim-shaped treat boxes, perfect for holding their crayons or pre-turkey nibbles and treats. Get idea from A Pumpkin and A Princess.

Thanksgiving Activity Placemat
Tape a piece of kraft paper to your tablecloth, put out a few crayons or markers, then let them go to town on the cutest placemats ever. Get idea from Food Network.

Make a Turkey Pinata
Stuff this paper turkey with confetti, small candies and treats, then let kids have at it once the meal is finished. It will also act as a beautiful kids' table centerpiece. Get idea from Studio DIY.

Printable Thanksgiving Placemats
These printable Thanksgiving placemats will not only beautify the table but they'll give the kids a chance to practice gratefulness before Thanksgiving dinner. Get idea from Mama Papa Bubba.

Thanksgiving I Spy Printable
How about having this Thanksgiving I Spy Printable on hand for a little brain teaser fun, and to keep kids busy during dinner. Get idea from Live Laugh Rowe.

Make a Thankful Turkey
This adorable cardboard thankful turkey craft is simple enough for all kids. Keep them busy during dinner by adding feathers to their turkey while expressing what they are grateful for. Get idea from A Dab of Glue Will Do.

Edible Pumpkin Play Dough
Playdough is a sure fire way to keep little hands busy during a long Thanksgiving dinner. This recipe smells good and is not toxic, so you don't need to worry if a little gets on the plate. Get idea from Smart Schoolhouse.

Thanksgiving Colouring Pages
Print these free Thanksgiving colouring pages to keep kids busy during dinner. Get pages from Crazy Little Projects.

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