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Shoe Box Pirate’s Treasure Chest

Recycle an old shoe box with an attached top to make a treasure box for the pirate in your life. Kids will have fun creating this craft and then spend hours engaged in pirate adventures as they fill and hide their personal treasures.


Shoe Box with Attached Lid
Black Paint & Brush
Embossing Foil
Paper Fasteners
Skull Printable
Glue & Scissors


Paint the box black. Let dry.

Cut strips of foil and glue on to box.

Poke fasteners into the box for more decorations.

Print skull. Cut out. Glue to box.

Yo Ho Ho you'll have hours of fun.


This craft is reprinted courtesy of Terri of MakingFriends.com

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Katie is the writer and creator of View From The Fridge. She is also the mom to two adorable little boys (and another baby on the way), and wife to a great guy! She loves to craft, decorate, dream up projects for her home, and she’s learning to love to cook (though not there quite yet). She started View From The Fridge in the fall of 2013. Katie also enjoys coffee, a good glass of wine or beer (when she’s not expecting!), running, and anything outside. She lives in Minnesota and takes full advantage of the wonderful (but short) summer season outside with her family.

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