Family New Years Time Capsule :: A Kid-Friendly Activity

Are you looking for a fun new kid-friendly tradition to start this New Years? When it comes to celebrating New Years, we are generally focused on a fresh start and resolutions. While I fully support self-improvement and goal setting, it is also important to reflect on the good times of the past year. A family New Years time capsule is a great way to do this together. Start a new tradition this year that brings your family closer each year with this easy DIY. It is a great kid-friendly New Year’s activity that you can enjoy year after year.

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Looking for family-friendly activity for your New Years party? A family New Years time capsule is a great kid-friendly activity to enjoy together each year.

 

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Materials

Step 1

First, remove all packaging from your formula container and clean it thoroughly.

 

Looking for family-friendly activity for your New Years party? A family New Years time capsule is a great kid-friendly activity to enjoy together each year.

Step 2

Then paint the lid of your container black.

 

Looking for family-friendly activity for your New Years party? A family New Years time capsule is a great kid-friendly activity to enjoy together each year.

Tip:

  • Open you lid slightly during this stage, otherwise the paint will pull off when you open it after it dries.

 

Looking for family-friendly activity for your New Years party? A family New Years time capsule is a great kid-friendly activity to enjoy together each year.

Step 3

Next, paint the bottom of your container black.

Step 4

Let your paint dry before moving on.

 

Looking for family-friendly activity for your New Years party? A family New Years time capsule is a great kid-friendly activity to enjoy together each year.

Step 5

After your acrylic paint has dried, freehand write the words “Family Time Capsule” with Stickles.

 

Looking for family-friendly activity for your New Years party? A family New Years time capsule is a great kid-friendly activity to enjoy together each year.

Step 6

Next, cover your words with gold glitter.

 

Looking for family-friendly activity for your New Years party? A family New Years time capsule is a great kid-friendly activity to enjoy together each year.

Step 7

Very gently tap as much excess glitter off of your container as possible.

Tip:

  • I cannot stress enough to be gentle during this step or you can mess up your lettering.

 

Looking for family-friendly activity for your New Years party? A family New Years time capsule is a great kid-friendly activity to enjoy together each year.

Step 8

Allow your Stickles and glitter to dry completely.

 

Looking for family-friendly activity for your New Years party? A family New Years time capsule is a great kid-friendly activity to enjoy together each year.

Step 9

Next, carefully brush the remaining excess glitter off of your container.

Step 10

After you have removed all of the excess glitter, seal your container with a coat of acrylic sealant.

Step 11

Allow your sealant to dry then spray with a second coat of sealant.

 

Looking for family-friendly activity for your New Years party? A family New Years time capsule is a great kid-friendly activity to enjoy together each year.

Looking for family-friendly activity for your New Years party? A family New Years time capsule is a great kid-friendly activity to enjoy together each year.

Step 12

While your sealant dries, print out the “Favorite Memories” cards.

 

Looking for family-friendly activity for your New Years party? A family New Years time capsule is a great kid-friendly activity to enjoy together each year.

Looking for family-friendly activity for your New Years party? A family New Years time capsule is a great kid-friendly activity to enjoy together each year.

Step 13

Lastly, cut out your cards.

 

Looking for family-friendly activity for your New Years party? A family New Years time capsule is a great kid-friendly activity to enjoy together each year.

Looking for family-friendly activity for your New Years party? A family New Years time capsule is a great kid-friendly activity to enjoy together each year.

Looking for family-friendly activity for your New Years party? A family New Years time capsule is a great kid-friendly activity to enjoy together each year.

On New Years Eve this year, have family and friends fill out your cards with their favorite memories and place them in the family New Years time capsule. Next year, pull out the cards and take turns reading what everyone wrote as a family. Then fill the capsule with new memories for the following year. This new tradition is a great way to reflect on the good of the previous year and see how much kiddos have grown. There is no way you won’t learn more about each other each year, bringing you closer as a family. A family New Years time capsule is a great kid-friendly activity to enjoy together each year. Don’t forget to check out this New Years Eve Gold Clock Noise Maker for more kid-friendly New Year’s fun!

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Looking for family-friendly activity for your New Years party? A family New Years time capsule is a great kid-friendly activity to enjoy together each year.

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I’m a nerdy, crafty mom of three adorable little kids. I love writing and creating, but in my non-existent free time I also love karaoke, taking my kids to the zoo, and reading. I got my degree in Science (no idea how that happened) but I took every English class I could get my hands on because, yeah, I’m that girl.