It's a mom's dream to have the entire family seated and eating! Keeping kiddos glued to their chairs while dining out can get tough as tots are interested in their surroundings and can get restless if the food takes a while so be prepared. Throw a few goodies in your purse to keep them occupied. Check out these options!
Do you know the capitals of all 50 states? I'm guessing the chances are slim. You may have at one time and will again when your tot reaches third grade and must know them by heart.
Help him along with these magical Kikkerland US Placemats ($13). If you want to keep them for longer than one meal, laminate them and keep them for future dinners, craft projects, or family geography lessons.
A tad outdated, the maps are from 1895 so you'll be missing four of the 50 states. Can you guess which ones they are?
I'm always looking for a cute birthday present that can be my standard gift for the year. When someone recently gifted my friend's son a few personalized placemats from Olive Kids ($10 each), I knew I found a winner.
With more than 40 designs, including popular holidays and traditional boy and girl themes, each heavy-duty laminated placemat is personalized with a child's name. The themes have helped to direct our dinner conversation, and allow us to practice our letter recognition.