• Jonathan Desai

DIY Summer Time Capsule

Time capsules are used to store favorite memories, and freeze certain moments in time. With the summer rapidly coming to an end, this time capsule lets your kids pick their favorite moment, and capture it for the rest of their lifetime.


  • Scrapbook paper

  • Large plastic container of hand wipes, emptied out and washed

  • Scissors

  • Glue


  1. Cut the scrapbook paper to wrap around the body of the hand wipe container. Decorate and label the paper accordingly, and glue the paper around the container. Make sure to leave the lid uncovered.

  2. Have your kids fill it with their favorite memories.

  3. Store the time capsule in either a closet or drawer, and open in the beginning of next summer.

What to store inside:

  • Ticket stubs

  • Seashells

  • Pictures from places you visited

  • Souvenirs

  • Hand drawn artwork

  • Goals for upcoming school year

Courtesy of Reminder Media, American Lifestyle

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