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Make a Memory Box

This treasure box is perfect for precious photos, special letters, found items, and more.

Learning Benefits

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What you need:

  • small cardboard box with lid
  • paints
  • markers
  • stickers and other decorative items

What to do:

  1. Explain to your child that you will make a box to hold his special treasures. Talk about how much fun it will be to look back through the items in his box later. It will hold many memories.
  2. Set out materials and invite your child to decorate the box in any way he desires. Let it dry.
  3. Gather up favorite photographs, drawings, greeting cards, rocks collected on vacation, or writings that family members share to document a favorite event or memory. Store in the treasure box.

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