These colorful table setting decorations really capture the flavor of the holiday -- and make a fun project for kids to work on a day or two before the big day.
For each napkin ring, cut a 4- by 5 1/2-inch piece of felt. Starting at one short end of the rectangle, glue on 12 Popsicle sticks (it's less messy if you use a small paintbrush to spread the glue), lining them up side by side. You should end up with a margin of uncovered felt at the end.
Once the glue dries, form a ring by gluing the overlapped felt together
Now comes the fun part: glue on rows of buttons, alternating the colors to resemble an ear of Indian corn. Let the glue dry completely.
When it's time to use the rings, roll up corn-husk-colored napkins. Insert one in each ring so that a portion extends above the cob.