Dress up the kids table at Thanksgiving (or even the grown ups table) with this cute Turkey Utensil Pocket craft. This Thanksgiving silverware holder really adds some fun color to your holiday table. This is a great Thanksgiving craft to spread out and do with the kids. You can help your kids with the simple sewing and let them do the rest in an assembly line fashion. They can even label the DIY Thanksgiving cutlery holders with names instead of place cards for complete place settings, if you so desire. Learning to set the table with pride is a great experience for kids. These fun cutlery holders make the perfect Thanksgiving table decor.
Thanksgiving Silverware Holder Craft: Cute Turkey Place Settings
Are you hosiThese cute turkey crafts are a fun way to make the table decor pop and a great way to work together with your kids on a functional craft. Accomplishing a project together will make you all shine with pride as your guests gather around your Thanksgiving table and enjoy the festive decor.
Craft Supplies Needed:
- brown paper lunch bags
- craft feathers
- wine cork (If you don’t have wine corks on hand for cork thanksgiving crafts, you can use craft foam cut into circles for turkey heads.)
- orange and red craft foam
- googly eyes
- hot glue gun/glue or craft glue
- sewing machine/thread
How To Make Thanksgiving Utensil Holder For Fun Table Decor:
Fold bag so that the flat part that would normally be the bottom is inside the fold, you want this to be about a 4” pocket.
Sew ⅛” from the edge of bag all the way around, trim off excess threads.
Cut ¼” slices off cork for heads.
Assemble turkeys-securing to bag with hot or craft glue if the kids are doing it. Spread feathers out across pocket, top with cork slices, wiggle craft eyes, and finally a beak and waddle cut from craft foam. Each one can be a unique work of art.
Slide silverware or plastic ware and a napkin in turkey utensil pocket and you are done with your Thanksgiving Craft!
DIY Thanksgiving Cutlery Holders Conclusion
Thanksgiving is often centered around cooking and good food. However, it is equally important to enjoy time with family doing memorable activities. This fun turkey craft is great way to get the kids in the spirit of thanksgiving. Doing crafts and thinking about being thankful for family time together is one of the best parts about celebrating Thanksgiving.
Setting the table for Thanksgiving is also a special opportunity to give your kids a responsibility and make them part of the ritual of preparing the for the feast. Learning to lay the placemats and set the dishes and glasses with care is a job they can feel great about accomplishing. Then going the extra mile to add Thanksgiving table decor like cute turkey place settings or fun thanksgiving silverware holders, will put a smile on everyone’s face. Do you think you will give these DIY Thanksgiving cutlery holders a try? If you do, tweet me a pic @familyfocusblog! I’d love to see how your thanksgiving flatware pockets turn out!