As part of my nautical inspired Children’s Thanksgiving table, I knew I wanted to come up with some fun Thanksgiving place cards. Not that all the children at the table will be able to read, but most will be able to recognize their own name. And, how could you say no to such a cute idea as cork sail boats? I’ve been wanting to make these for forever, and just loved the idea of sailing these little boats right into Thanksgiving.
And, a great bonus, is the fact that these little boats make excellent toys before the festivities begin. While I am making one for each child, I will also be making extra boats to float along the middle of the table. I imagine that these boats will be racing down the table in no time while the children (patiently) wait for dinner. [Read more...]