Create a secret map and find the treasure!

Requirements: paper, tea bag, markers.


  1. Tear the edges of your paper.
  2. Scrunch the paper up tightly in your hands.
  3. Mum or Dad makes a cup of tea.
  4. Squeeze the cold tea bag onto the paper and use the tea bag as a brush to spread the tea over your map.
  5. When it is dry, draw a map of your garden or local park.
  6. Don’t forget X marks the spot where your treasure is buried.
  7. Treasure can be a picnic lunch, a toy wrapped up or a forgotten story book.

This fun project is brought to you by Little Crate.

Little Crate is a monthly box of craft and activities for 3-7 year olds delivered to your door. We do the thinking. We provide all the materials and instructions. You have fun with your kids. Little Crate is $29.95 for a month to month subscription.

Postage is included and customers can cancel anytime.