A Fun and Colorful Kids’ Christmas Table

December 2, 2019

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While it’s tough to get back to the grind after the long Thanksgiving weekend, I’ve got something that’ll make you smile on this Monday morning … a kids’ Christmas decor tour with some amazing blogging friends!

I’m so excited to join Chelsea of Two Twenty One along with a dozen other blogging buddies to bring you some fun kids’ holiday decor today.

If you’re joining me from Love & Renovations, welcome! Thanks so much for stopping by!

Kids’ Christmas decor at our house

I absolutely love decorating for Christmas … and the kids’ rooms typically get the royal treatment when it comes to Christmas decorating around here.

Sure, I enjoy decorating other rooms in our home too, but the reality is that the kids appreciate the decor the most, I think.

And I get to channel my inner 10-year old to make it a magical season for them.

Last week, I shared our candy-themed Christmas tree that’s in our playroom:

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My kids are obsessed with Charlie and the Chocolate Factory these days, so the candy-themed tree felt totally fitting for the playroom.

We also made a few DIY ornaments for that tree, including these adorable gumball machine ornaments.

They were so simple to make and look awesome on the tree! Check out the super easy DIY ornament tutorial right here.

Our colorful kids’ Christmas table

We rarely host Christmas dinner for our extended family, but we do host some kind of a kids’ Christmas party each year at our house.

Last year we held a Christmas craft party at our house for my oldest and her friends, and this year we’re hosting a Christmas luncheon and gingerbread decorating party for some close family pals.

It’s the perfect excuse to create a colorful kids’ Christmas table — so that’s exactly what I did.

As always, I aimed to keep the kids’ Christmas tablescape fun, practical and budget-friendly … and I think I accomplished all three of those goals!

Here’s a peek at our festive kids’ Christmas table:

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I started with a black and white holiday-themed tablecloth from Amazon that the kids can color on. The best part? It’s reusable! Yep, the tablecloth can be washed (provided that you use washable crayons or markers on it) so that you can use it year after year.

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You know how kids eat their dinner (consisting of a dinner roll and some mashed potatoes, usually) in five minutes flat?

Well, this tablecloth is a great way to keep them at the table and prevent them from wandering around the house while all the adults try to enjoy dinner.

After finding the adorable tablecloth, I added a black and white buffalo check scarf I already owned as a table runner, along with a strand of sparkly Christmas bulb garland that I found at Michael’s for 50 percent off a couple weeks ago.

colorful kids christmas table

I snagged these gold chargers for $2 each (!!!) at Target, added red paper dinner plates and these festive Caspari dessert plates.

The napkins and flatware are disposable too.

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I wrapped a handful of crayons in cellophane treat bags and tied them with black and white twine, placing one bag at each table setting.

Last but not least, the reusable glass milk bottles with striped straws were another great (and cheap) Amazon find. I turned them into place cards for each child by attaching a painted wooden letter to each bottle using that same black and white twine I used on the bags of crayons.

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Colorful kids’ Christmas table: Get the look

With the exception of the strand of sparkly garland, you can buy all the supplies you need for this fun kids’ Christmas table online.

Just click the images below to purchase!

More easy kids’ Christmas decor

In case you missed it, I’ve got a handful of easy kids’ Christmas decor ideas on the blog for you.

They’re cute AND easy … basically the perfect combo!

Check out my recent kids’ Christmas decor ideas right here:

Don’t miss the full kids’ Christmas decor tour

By now, you know I’m all about fun kids’ decor … and I promise you that the ladies posting today do NOT disappoint!

Make sure to check out all the incredible bloggers sharing kids’ holiday spaces today.

Just click on the links below to check out their fun decor and posts.

Two Twenty One / Modern Glam / DIY Decor Mom / At Charlotte’s House

The Lily Pad Cottage / House by Hoff / Organized Mama / Kaleidoscope Living

C.R.A.F.T. / Lemon Thistle / Kate Decorates / Love and Renovations / Inspiration for Moms

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    • Thanks, Laura! Ha, I suspect my kiddos might be in the same boat of wanting to keep the table decor up all year long. I haven’t had a request for that yet, but I wouldn’t be surprised if it’s coming soon!

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  1. My daughter would absolutely LOVE this holiday table! It’s so beautiful and kid friendly!!! Love it!

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    • Thanks so much, April! I think my kids are pretty pumped to be able to color on a tablecloth…considering most of the time I tell to keep their crayons and markers away from my decor. Ha! 😉

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    • Thank you, Amanda! I typically tell the kids to keep their crayons and markers away from my decor, but this of course is the exception…and they are SO excited about that. 🙂

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  2. This table is so fun and festive. Love all the happy colors!

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    • Thank you so much, Ashley!

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  3. Where was this when I was a kid!? I LOVE it. The “table cloth” is genus!

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    • Thanks, Hannah! My kids were pretty obsessed with this setup….and the tablecloth was definitely a hit. It’s no longer black and white. Kids had a field day with it. 😉

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