Treasure Tins.

The weather is really lovely in this neck of the woods today. The sun is shining, the sky is blue and the children will be bounding in the door any minute from school. While scheming up a way to keep them entertained outside to soak up some much needed vitamin D, I happened upon some tiny leftover tins in my craft room. Eureka! Treasure tins will be the perfect solution to keep them busy this afternoon.


Patterned paper

Tins with lids


Round paper punch

Glue Stick

Super Glue


1::Use paper punch to create round disks that will fit perfectly inside the clear lid of the tin.

2::Trim around disks with scissors if needed.

3::Use glue stick to adhere small picture or clip art to the round paper disk.

4::Run a small bead of Super Glue around the perimeter of the inside of the lid.

5::Place round paper disk in lid and hold until glue bonds.

I'm anxious to see all of the "treasures" they find to fit inside.


  1. What a great idea! My kids usually put their treasures in their pockets, not fun on laundry day!!!

  2. I love it! I don't always love the "treasures" they come home with, but that's another story ;)

  3. Very cute. It's always interesting to see what things children decide are worth keeping.

  4. Adorable! Those going in the shop anytime soon?

  5. Oh my gosh, those are so cute.

  6. Brilliant. I can only imagine all the treasure that were collected.

    Those children are so lucky to have you as a mother. What fun!

  7. Those are so cute! My girls love collecting tiny things. :)

  8. Aww, these are so sweet! I would love to photo link to them if you didn't mind.


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