I love to put tablecloths on our table for holiday’s and to have children participate in this is so fun. Your child will not be this wonderful age for too long, so for now have fun with their cute chubby hands, the way the write their name and the way they draw a picture. While they are doing this they are working on their fine motor skills when drawing and writing. When children are using their fine motor skills they are strengthening the muscles in their hands for holding writing utensils and coloring or writing with them.
Another way to keep them busy while working on their tablecloth is to sing songs together. Here are a few songs: