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treasure hunt - I need small containers

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Tarzanlovesgaby Mon 02-Nov-15 09:45:58

dc wants a treasure hunt.
I plan to mix up plaster of paris/sand/straw and hide treasure(s) in there for a bunch of 8yo to chisel out.
dh has just cleared out stash of kinder egg capsules...
what else can I use?

needs to be water resistant and be able to withstand chiseling.

thanks

Tarzanlovesgaby Mon 02-Nov-15 09:51:32

or do I just have to eat 10 eggs?

IvyWall Mon 02-Nov-15 09:54:27

Try somewhere like wilko for storage containers

www.wilko.com/food-boxes+containers/wilko-everyday-value-container-round-4-pack-250ml/invt/0317346

SoupDragon Mon 02-Nov-15 09:58:10

I'd go with eating the eggs smile

You can get screw top medicine pots on eBay which would probably work well. I use them for Geocaching.

Tarzanlovesgaby Mon 02-Nov-15 09:59:43

oh, those 'piss pots' look like they could be a good size.

SoupDragon Mon 02-Nov-15 10:07:23

That one appears to be a 20ml sized pot.

SoupDragon Mon 02-Nov-15 10:09:09

If you type 20ml pot into eBay, you get several different options.

Tarzanlovesgaby Mon 02-Nov-15 16:18:48

thanks for the inspiration. I found 50ml dressing containers in a pound shop.

SoupDragon Mon 02-Nov-15 18:53:30

Fabulous smile

Tarzanlovesgaby Mon 02-Nov-15 18:57:19

now I just hope they don't chisel their fingers off in excitement ;)

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