Pirates' Treasure Outdoor Activity - FamilyEducation

Pirates' Treasure

Bury "pirate gold" so your child can go on a treasure hunt. Create your own gold, or find other treasure items to conceal.

Activity for an individual child

Age group: 18-40 months

Duration of activity: 10 minutes


  • Sand box with sand
  • Small rocks (large enough not to pose a choking hazard)
  • Gold spray paint

Your toddler will enjoy searching for the buried treasure! You may choose to think of other interesting things to bury.

  1. Paint the rocks and let them dry.
  2. Hide the rocks in the sandbox and let your child dig for treasure!