Supplies: 
  • Construction paper
  • All-purpose white glue or tape
  • Safety scissors
Instructions: 
  1. Vertically cut 1-inch wide strips of construction paper in colors of your choice.
  2. Fold a piece of construction paper (the size of the placemat) in half.
  3. Starting at the folded edge, cut from the folded edge until 1-inch from the opposite side. Make 6 cuts 1-inch apart.
  4. Unfold paper.
  5. Weave cut strips over and under the cuts in the larger mat.
  6. Tape or glue the strips in place along the mat's edges and trim if necessary.
  7. Personalize the mats for each of your guests!