You will need
- Old box with minor little thing, or chest with an old scrap – that is something that is not particularly valuable, but the discovery will be interesting. Place it is necessary to disguise the fallen leaves, twigs, etc. will need a compass and map. You can draw a map on graph paper and draw the most convenient, and the kids easier. So, for cards need paints, pencils, paper.
Hide "treasure" in an inconspicuous location, such that the kids need to use imagination and ingenuity.
Make a map. For "aging" you can use remnants of old paint.
On the way to achieving the goal, leave the guys clues – rocks, broken branches, etc., so the boys were sure that they were on the right track.
Directly on the place where the buried "treasure", put any label, for example, on the ground, draw "X".
Please note – directions need to indicate on the card itself. Little tip to simplify the job, you some places to identify geographically – 5 feet from the corner of the house, 2 meters South from the tree, etc.
The map must indicate the specific distance is 10 steps, 2 steps, and clear directions – North, Southeast, etc.
Advice 2: How to make a treasure map
Who of us in childhood did not play in pirates? And who hasn't dreamed of finding buried treasure? Everything is in your hands: hide your treasure, draw a map. Well, let the finder will get a prize!
You will need
- - wrapping paper
- - gouache
- - brush
- - matches or lighter
- - markers
Take a sheet of wrapping paper the size you want. If the paper is white, it is better to render "antique". for this you need to make the background light brown color. Allow to dry.
Apply to the sheet a map of the area, which is already hidden or is hidden treasure. For example, draw a plan of the yard or a suburban area: buildings, roads, trees. Indicate the place where the treasure is, conventional sign. Optionally, you can encrypt the map - for example, instead of the image of the house to draw a rebus, which will be encrypted word "home".
Carefully anneal the sheet on which the map is drawn, the edges on all sides. Fold the card in several times. Ready!
Paper should not be tight - cardboard and paper are not suitable, they will be difficult to fold and artificially aged. But regular store-bought wrapping paper is perfect! However, any other thin paper is what you need.
If you have a large map, for example, the size of a sheet of drawing paper, it may be easier to render than a brush and a sponge for washing dishes. Sponge, of course, must be clean.