Thanksgiving Place Mat

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It’s never too soon to teach even the youngest kids about thanks and gratitude. Although these concepts are a stretch for a two-year-old to comprehend, certainly Veronika knows what she likes! And that’s the foundation for giving thanks down the line.

We flipped through a magazine together, and whenever we came to an image of something she loves, we cut it out.

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Don’t limit yourself! Even something as simple as bicycles thrill my little toddler these days, so those were clipped out and added to our pile.

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Likewise for images of dogs and beaches and pizza.

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Soon we had a neat little assortment, and she used a glue stick to help me attach the pictures to a background of brown construction paper.

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Cover with clear contact paper to protect against spills and you’ll have the perfect toddler place mat for Thanksgiving day!

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