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thanksgiving kid printables!

have you guys been to applebees?

random agaagg fact number 195: i was a hostess there for like two months.

anyways…they wrap their menu/activity page all cute like with a little pocket to slide the crayons in.

and I thought they sure would be perfect for thanksgiving table!!!!!

activity page and crayons for your thanksgiving table

first…i made a couple thanksgiving ones to print on the back of your thanksgiving activity page of your choosing (there is a whole bundle of links to cute ones at the bottom of this post!)

printable happy thanks printalbs

front and back

you print out the activity on one side…and my printable on the opposite side. upside down… folding thanksgiving paper how to

1. fold down the top 1/3

2. bring up the bottom half way

3. fold back one side…and the other side (so it’s in thirds)

4. turn over

5. tuck one of the sides in between the two pieces of the opposite side

6. stick in crayons

easy peasy lemon squeezy


put one on each plate for a little something for the kids to do!!! thanksgiving tabletop

and as promised: some SUPER FUN free printables for thanksgiving. 1106c_fillthemintale

source free_printable_thanksgiving_coloring_pages_for_preschool


printable-kids-placemats source



Thanksgiving Children's Activity Placemat Printable 12x16

source thanksgiving-coloring-0002







Free Thanksgiving Coloring Pages source

thanksgiving-decoder-puzzle source

thanksgiving-mickey-placemat-printable-photo-420x420-fs-img_9080 source how to fold an activity page to hold crayons with links to lots of free printables perfect for Thanksgiving!

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Kimbo blogs at A girl and a glue gun--where she puts her hot glue gun to good use (as well as her vinyl cutter and sewing machine) She loves all crafts and is thrifty (the nice way to say she's cheap) So she is constantly trying to come up with fast and easy projects that won't break the bank! She lives in Idaho with her hot husband and 3 kiddos.


  1. What an awesome roundup and yes, we know those cleverly folded menus well 🙂


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