By Consumer Dummies

You ask your mom, “Can I help?” You’re hoping to stir some batter but she says, “Sure! Set the table, please!” It’s better than homework or taking out the trash, sure, but you’re a little worried. Where does the short fork go? What’s that smaller spoon about? Does the knife go on the right or the left?!

It’s easy, you’ll see. You’re going to feel great about setting a table just right! (And you may even teach the grown-ups something about proper table-setting.)

Download and use this diagram as a guide to knowing where to arrange the plates, glasses and silverware.