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The Family Treasure Chest (A Christmas Gift Idea that Kids can Make)


Time spent together as a family.  Messy.  Laughter ringing loud.  Antagonizing.  Whining.  Sweet.  Quirky.  Much Grace given.  More received.  A great treasure.

If you’re looking for a Christmas gift that kids can make this year, consider a Family Treasure Chest that highlights time spent together.  Have your kids decorate it, however they want.  Little hands will LOVE you! 

Give it away to a treasured loved one – mom, dad, grandparent, aunt, uncle, etc.  Throughout the year, they will collect and store small momentos of time spent together.

Include a ticket stub, a bracelet from a museum, a picture from a photo booth, a map, a prize won, etc. 

Every Christmas, go through the treasure chest and re-live your memories.  Create a new family tradition!  I LOVE this gift because it places more value on TIME SPENT TOGETHER as opposed to gifts given. 

That makes me smile:)

3 thoughts on “The Family Treasure Chest (A Christmas Gift Idea that Kids can Make)

  1. LOVE this idea! I’m going to show it to Lexi. I think she would love to make this! 🙂

  2. You are so creative!! What a beautiful idea…thanks for sharing!

  3. thanks, girls! it is a fun tradition to start:) our kids love the treasure box just as much (if not more:) than their grandparents! seems like they are always rummaging through the memories. i love that!

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