This simple and easy traditional kids woven construction paper craft creates homemade Thanksgiving placemats for Thanksgiving dinner with minimal supplies needed and fun for kids of all ages.

This article is sponsored by Imperial Sugar.

Woven Paper placemat craft for kids - Kids Activities Blog - Woven Paper Placemats for Thanksgiving make such a cute placemat.
Let’s weave paper into fun Thanksgiving placemats!

Let your kids decorate the holiday table these Thanksgiving placemats. This fun construction paper craft will help them practice fine motor skills and will make your child feel part of the celebration decorations while keeping them busy during all that holiday cooking!

Thanksgiving Paper Placemats Craft

This simple Thanksgiving craft is a great way to keep your little one busy.

Plus, let’s be honest, Thanksgiving dinner can be messy because kids, especially smaller ones, make a mess when they eat. So using placemats at the table can minimize the chaos.

Woven Paper Placemats Thanksgiving Kids Craft finished with decorations of leaves in fall colors
Let’s make a woven placemat and decorate it with autumn leaf details…

Directions to Make Thanksgiving Placemat

Hop on over to Kids in the Kitchen on the Imperial Sugar website for the full instructions that we created. Stay for awhile because Kids in the Kitchen has all sorts of fun for kids.

Here are some ideas to make your placemat decorations:

Once you have glued on your decorative details, allow to dry and then you’re done with your homemade Thanksgiving placemats!

Finished Woven Placemat Craft

Unfortunately these paper placemats are a one time use, but you could easily make the again and again.

Change up the colors for other holidays and events.


If you would rather just download & print your Thanksgiving paper placemats (or for other events), then we have a big list of printable placemats here at Kids Activities Blog:

Here is where you can find a ton more Thanksgiving crafts for kids <–over 190 ideas!

How did your woven construction paper Thanksgiving placemat craft turn out?

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