Creative Kids' Table Ideas for Your Wedding Reception (We Promise Their Parents Will Thank You!)

kids' table ideas

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If you're inviting children to your wedding, it's a good idea to think of a few ways to keep them entertained at the reception. We love the idea of seating all the kiddos at one table — they'll have a blast playing with the other children and it'll give their parents a much-needed break, too. Here are six fun ways to create an interactive kids' table that will keep them busy and make them feel included in the festivities, too.

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Crafts and Candy (above): Stock each place setting with mason jars filled with candy and easy crafts for them to enjoy.

I Spy: Spell out each kid's name using alphabet cookies and display a custom "I Spy" game at each place setting to help keep the little ones occupied during the reception.

kids' table ideas

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Paper Crowns: How sweet will all the children look wearing paper crowns they decorated themselves?

Travel-Size Board Games: At the center of the kids' table, display boxes filled with travel-size board games like Sorry!, mini Etch-a-Sketches, and a variety of coloring books with crayons.

Kraft-Paper Tablecloth: At the kids' table, swap out a formal linen in favor of a kraft-paper table covering, then turn it into a giant coloring book with a marker.

kids' table ideas

Photo: Jana Williams

Individual Activity Kits: Make each kid feel special with a personalized kit assembled just for them. These contained snacks (Goldfish crackers!), small toys like rubber dinosaurs and yo-yos, and coloring books adorably packaged in a mini suitcase.

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