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Father’s Day treasure chest

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A lovely Father’s Day present for children to make for their dads.

You will need:

  • 1 empty egg box
  • Brown poster paint (red and green paint mixed together will work)
  • 1 gold pen or gold paint
  • Tissue paper
  • Paint brush
  • Glitter, plastic jewels etc. for decoration (optional)
  • PVA glue (if adding decorations)
  • Treasures – pictures of child with their dad, shells from the beach, anything the child thinks is a treasure

How to make:

  1. Paint the egg box brown inside and out. This may require more than one coat to get the desired wood effect.
  2. Once the brown paint has dried, use either gold paint or a gold pen to add hinges and bolts to the box to make it look like an old treasure chest.
  3. Add glitter, plastic jewels etc. for further decoration (optional).
  4. Line the inside of the box with shredded tissue paper (red works really well for this).
  5. Arrange the ‘treasures’ inside and close the lid.
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