Pirate Party- DIY Treasure Chest and treat bags! | The OT Toolbox

Pirate Party- DIY Treasure Chest and treat bags!

Pirate Treasure Chest Party Detail

picture of cardboard treasure chest

This was one of the DIY projects us sisters got together to make for a Pirate birthday party.  It was a fun afternoon DIY project while the little cousins played together and us sisters hung out and made stuff!

Start with two diaper boxes.  With all of the little kids in this family, we go through a ton of diapers.  Saving a few boxes was NO problem!

Cut one box on a curve and cut along the top edge.  Use a screwdriver to poke holes along the two cut sides.  Use zip ties to form the arch of the top of the treasure chest.  We found this pack of zip ties in the dollar store and it has lasted us for SO many projects.

Keep attaching the two sides with zip ties until the arch is formed.

We painted the box a brown color and once dried, used a permanent marker to draw the black lines.

Attach a little sign for extra Pirate-y fun.

The Pirate chest was used at the party to hold

DIY Personalized Pirate telescopes and favor bags.

Pirate Party Favor Bags

These favor bags were super simple to make...brown paper bag with a map drawn on in marker! done.

The kids loaded up their bags with their personalized telescope, chocolate gold coins, eye patches, and Pirate masks.  FUN!

Watch this space for more Pirate party details!

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