Make meal times fun by getting the kids to make their own placemats.



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Material

  • 2 pieces of decorated paper
  • 2 laminator sheet pockets
  • 1 laminator

Method

  1. Have your child decorate the paper as they like.
  2. Seal in a laminator pocket and laminate.

Notes... You can double the fun by making a second placemat picture and laminating them back to back to create a front and a back picture.

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  • mom19782016
    • 12 Oct 2016
      1:16 pm

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  • Love this! I need to get a laminator. My toddler will be so happy.

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  • You could also laminate times tables or the alphabet for educational ones.

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  • That is a quick and easy way to make place mats


    • Colouring in your name and laminating it would be an awesome place mat, you wouldn’t get mixed up with who’s is who’s.

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  • These would make lovely presents for special people (Grandparents, teachers etc.) for Christmas.

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  • Simple and fun to make. Kids will love to have their own special placemat. Thank you.

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  • What a brilliant idea.

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  • I’ve made DIY placemats that we bring out Christmas Day. They always get a laugh. Each has the family member’s name and a funny/old photo. They’re about 10 years old now, so everyone’s screaming for an update. Personally, I love them!!

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  • made some for the grand mothers for mothers day-they loved them (although they were hung up!)

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  • Love it! What a wonderful idea.

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  • What a great idea…. now, how to choose that 1 great piece of art ????

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  • Very nice ! If only I would have a laminator !

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  • I have some laminated letters from my grandchildren and use them when they come over. Great fun, but getting cringe worthy soon methinks.

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  • Love them …you have some budding artists in the making. <3
    Maybe when these ones wear out they could draw and paint their favourite foods.
    Thanks for sharing.

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  • This is an awesome craft idea. Good for gifts for grandparents or friends but also great for kids to make their own placemats. And so easy to make they can make more when their tastes change and they’d like different ones.

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  • A great craft idea for the kids! Thanks so much!

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