Make Your Own Time Capsule

Scout Elf with printable and jar of treats

Remember all the good times!


  • Container (e.g., jar or shoe box)
  • Color printer
  • Cardstock/copy paper
  • Printable
  • Scissors


  1. To begin, your elf will print, cut and lay out the printable message card and activity sheet.
  2. Next, kids will gather up memorable items that they’ll want to treasure forever!
  3. Finally, kids will place their items in a container, fill out the activity sheet and place their DIY time capsule in a secret hiding spot for safe keeping until they revisit it at the end of the year!

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