Treasure Chest Template and Project Lesson Plan

Treasure chests

Duration: 30 minutes

Level: K-3rd

Objectives:To consider what is most valuable to ourselves

Vocabulary: “Treasure,” “valuable,” “precious”

Materials: Treasure chest template, scissors, pencils, coloring materials


  1. Fold the template like an envelope so that the lock top and bottom line up
  2. Cut along the curved lines
  3. Teachers ask students to consider things, ideas, or people that are personally valuable
  4. Students draw what is precious to them inside the treasure chest