Kids can also put the holiday table to use as a place to create handmade gifts for friends and family. To turn colorful candy into necklaces or bracelets, supply kids with string, twine and ribbon in assorted styles. Encourage them to get creative with color and shape, and then bestow their creations to friends or family.
Put your antique glass collection to good use with a formal arrangement. Working with glass jewelry boxes or candy jars with solid bottoms, cut roses to size, then add them to the top and fill it with approximately two inches of water.