So I found out that I was hosting Christmas Dinner a WEEK before Christmas. And my almost kindergartener wanted to help out. I didn't have time to go to the store and buy all of the decor and table center pieces for our little dinner of 6, so I came up with this idea on the fly! (and it only costed me 10$ or less from the dollar tree)
you will need:
various colors of pipe cleaners
piece of paper or construction paper for the label
additional things for extra ideas:
real candy canes
All you need to do is twist the little pipe cleaners into a simple twist candy cane shape. I wrapped each boquet with a little balloon ribbon. I had my 5 year old write the names for practice. I then curled the ends the the ribbon. SO EASY and cute.
You can also use them as gifts in a jar or with other christmas presents.
here is a sample place setting for a casual dinner (or the kids table)