Preserve your favorite memories in a time capsule. Add photos, toys, letters, and other fun keepsakes. It’s a great activity for kids and parents to do together.

Time: 25 minutes

What You’ll Need

  • Regular paper or cardstock
  • Scissors
  • Jar or shoe box
  • Small photos, coins or other memorabilia to put inside your container

How To Make It

  1. Choose a label that will fit the size of your container and fill in the following information: The date you will seal the time capsule, the date you will open the time capsule, and your last name.
  2. Print the label and cut it out.
  3. Glue the label onto your time capsule container.
  4. Fill your time capsule with items that are special to you and that represent the current year. This can include family photos, coins, letters or other keepsakes.
  5. Seal your container and place it in a plastic bag to protect it.
  6. Find a nice spot in your yard to bury your time capsule or hide it in a secret nook in your home.


Cutting should be done by an adult.

Posted 4 years Ago
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