How do you set up a family time capsule?
To create your family time capsule, collect personal items like family photos, school artwork, greeting cards, letters, clothing, family stories, even some favorite music (with a note about why you like the music or the memories it evokes).
What is put in a time capsule?
These will all be of great interest to the people who open your capsule and add to their understanding of life today….Items to put in your time capsule.
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Where is the best place to put a time capsule?
An attic, basement or garage are also great locations. You want to hide your time capsule somewhere where others will not find it! For outdoor safekeeping, consider a weatherproof, non-biodegradable container such as an old metal coffee can, popcorn can or a box made of stainless steel.
How do I organize my time capsule?
How do I store/bury my Time Capsule?
- Ensure the Time Capsule and everything you’re preserving is completely dry.
- Do not include staples, paper clips, or rubber bands.
- Separate items as much as possible.
- After placing your objects inside, tighten the Time Capsule’s lid/cover as tight as you can.
How long do time capsules last?
Choose a duration for your time capsule. For a personal time capsule, 10 to 30 years may be enough, whereas a generational time capsule meant for your grandchildren may need to last 60 to 70 years. If you want your capsule to be opened at an even later date, you will want to start planning the logistics.
Where do you bury a time capsule?
Fill it with everyday items from ‘now’ and bury it in your garden or you could put it in the corner of the attic where no-one goes! After the ‘lockdown’ you could always make a time capsule with your classmates in school and bury it on the school grounds. I’ve made quite a few time capsules over the years.
Why do we bury time capsule?
Seal the capsule inside a 6-mil (0.006 inch) polyethylene bag or wrapping to further protect against water infiltration. If buried, the capsule should be at least three feet below the surface to protect against wide fluctuations in temperature.
How to make a family time capsule?
predictions for the future. Plan a special family meeting and create the time capsule together. Invite all family members to fill in the questionnaires and contribute with items to the time capsule. One important thing to decide on is the time frame for opening the time capsule.
How to make a yearly time capsule?
Get a box that can fit all your items. If you plan on burying your box,make sure it’s durable and can last a long time outdoors.
What are some items to put in a time capsule?
Newspaper clippings about what’s going on in the world right now.
What can you do with a time capsule?
Choose an audience for your time capsule. Think about who your time capsule is for.