Thanksgiving Grid Placemats for Kids

A colorful grid placemat on a wooden table with a white plate and a small jar filled with candy corn on top

Created by: Nikkala Stephens, The Crafting Chicks

While you’re in the kitchen whipping up a feast, keep the kids entertained as they make their own placemat for Thanksgiving dinner! 

Things You'll Need: 

  • Clear contact paper
  • Variety of cardstock colors


  1. Cut 2”x2” squares of cardstock.
  2. Cut a piece of contact paper approximately18”x12”.
  3. Place paper cardstock in a grid pattern on contact paper, alternating colors.
  4. Finish by covering the top of paper with another piece of contact paper and trim.