Treasure Chest Craft

Make your own mini treasure chest or a lift-the-flap 2D treasure chest.

This craft is suitable for the following stories:

Lift the Flap Treasure Chest

Mini Treasure Chest

  • Print out both chest base and lid of choice on paper or stiff card.
  • Cut out pieces.  For a stronger box attach pieces to cereal box card and cut out.
  • Decorate, if using BW template, with gold paper, gold pen/crayon or glitter.
  • Fold along lines to make a chest shape
  • Base - put a little glue on tabs (or use double-sided tape) and attach to sides to form box.  Hint - use pegs to hold sides together as it dries.
  • Lid - cut along 'teeth' lines in tab.  Fix both ends of chest lid to this rounded shape with glue or double-sided tape.
  • Attach lid to base by attaching tab of lid to inside of base (hinged side).  Hinges should attach to back of chest lid.
  • Fill with chocolate gold coins or use chest to store cards with memory verses.

for tiny ones!

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