Create a treasure map.[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED]
1. Cut off one side of a paper grocery bag. Cut wavy or jagged edges around it.
2. Crumple crum·ple
v. crum·pled, crum·pling, crum·ples
1. To crush together or press into wrinkles; rumple.
2. To cause to collapse.
1. the paper into a small ball several times to make it look wrinkly and aged, Smooth it out.
3. Decide where you want to hide your treasure, then create landmarks on your map using markers, construction paper, or stickers.
4. Measure how many steps it is from one place to another and mark the number of paces with dots on the map. Mark the treasure chest's hiding place with an X.
5. Roll up the map and tie it with ribbon ribbon, relatively narrow width of woven fabric edged with selvage. Ribbons have been used for centuries as girdles, headdresses, and badges and for ornamentation. . Hide your treasure, then let friends take turns using the map to find it.
Photos by Nannette Bedway.