Fiskars Thanksgiving Kids' Table

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by Lisa Storms, Fiskars

Fiskars Thanksgiving Kids' Table

With a little bit of crafty preparation, this table can serve as a snack and activity center to keep the little ones occupied while cook in the kitchen…and watch football.

Create your own, snap a picture, and share using #ACMooreInspired.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours + dry time

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Drumstick Seat Saver:
    Step A: Trim the top inch or two from a small, paper bag using Pinking Shears.
    Step B: Push in the bottom corners and fill, molding and twisting the bag into the right shape. Insert a strip of Snowcap/White cardstock with heart punch at the end and staple closed.
    Step C: Add a name with letter stickers.
  • 2
    Turkey Clips:
    Step A: Using the Apron Lace Border Punch, punch along each side of a 2" wide strip of patterned cardstock. Accordion-fold at every two scallops and staple at center.
    Step B: Pull each side up to meet in the middle with Glue Dots. Fan out.
    Step C: Cut out a snowman shape with Light Kraft and use as the turkey's body. Add a pilgrim hat made from Midnight/Black cardstock. Add googly eyes, beak (from Orange cardstock) and wattle (from Red cardstock).
    Step D: Adhere turkey to the clothespin with Glue Dots.
  • 3
    Pilgrim Crayon Hat:
    Step A: Cut out the bottom of a Black paper cup. Or if using a White cup, paint it Lamp (Ebony) Black and let it dry before continuing.
    Step B: Trace a circle on the Snowcap cardstock larger than the bottom of the cup using the template and paint it Lamp (Ebony) Black. Let it dry.
    Step C: Hot glue the cup, upside-down, to the painted circle.
    Step D: Add a strip of the Light Kraft cardstock for the headband a Yellow patterned cardstock squares for the hat’s buckle.
  • 4
    "Popcorn Pie" Snack:
    Step A: Using a disposable tart pan as a base, fill with goodies and top with an Ivory cardstock crust cut a circle traced from a circle on the template. If you like, use the scallop-edge scissors to add a little design to this crust.
    Step B: Bend the edges up and add cut-outs to the crust using the Petal by Petal squeeze punch.
    Step C: Add snacks or candies before placing the lid back on the pan.
  • 5
    Mayflower Cup:
    Step A: Using the Amplify Mixed Media Scissors, cut out a square from White/Snowcap cardstock or foam, punch two ¼’’ holes, and thread onto a straw.
    Step B: Using the template cut a circle from Light Blue cardstock, then run through the Wave Paper Crimper. Use this for your cup’s coaster.
  • 6
    Grateful Tree:
    Step A: Cut out two tree shapes from Light Kraft cardstock. Fold them in half and glue to each other so they stand upright. You'll need to cut a root or two from the bottom and a middle branch at the top.
    Step B: Cut out leaves or shapes from Red, Yellow and Orange cardstock so each child can write what they are grateful for. (These can be attached to the branches using Glue Dots.)

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:2 hours + dry time

Project Supplies

  • •Drumstick Seat Saver:
  • Fiskars 8" Pinking Shears & Large That's Amore Paper Punch, Nicole™ Crafts 8-1/2" x 11" Cardstock in Snowcap/White, Brown Paper Lunch Bag, Letter Stickers, Newspaper & Stapler
  • •Turkey Clips:
  • Apron Lace Border Punch, Loew-Cornell Spring Clothespins, Wiggle Eyes, Patterned & Midnight/Black Cardstock
  • •Pilgrim Crayon Hat:
  • Black Paper Cup or White Paper Cup, DecoArt Lamp (Ebony) Black Paint, Snowcap/White Cardstock, American Crafts Yellow Patterned Cardstock, Straight Edge Scissors & Paintbrush
  • •"Popcorn Pie" Snack:
  • Disposable Tart Pan, Ivory Cardstock, Petal by Petal Squeeze Punch, Scallop-Edge Scissors, Small Candies or Snacks
  • •Mayflower Cup:
  • Amplify Mixed Media Scissors, Paper Crimper, Punch It 1/4 inch Circle Paper Punch, Light Brown Cup & Light Blue Cardstock
  • •Grateful Tree & Turkey Clips:
  • Cardstock in Red, Orange & Yellow and Glue Dots
  • •Grateful Tree, Pilgrim Crayon Hat & Turkey Clip:
  • Light Kraft Cardstock
  • •Mayflower Cup, Pilgrim Crayon Hat & "Popcorn Pie Snack":
  • Fiskars Circle/Rectangle/Oval Template