Time capsules are the perfect way to share cherished memories and keepsakes with future generations! Create your own Class Time Capsule for the future. Here are a few ideas to start you off.


Class/School Photographs:

Mark those Kodak moments with photos of special events that have occurred in your class/school. Here are some photographs that you may want to include in your time capsule.

  • A photo of the school
  • First day of school of the year
  • First day of snow
  • Special events (e.g. reading buddies, computer buddies, assemblies, bake sales, fund-raisers, track-and-field competitions, playdays, class plays, etc.)

  • Electronic Items:

  • Class Photo Album (e.g. recording special class/school memories and events)
  • Electronic Presentations , Web Pages, etc.
  • Electronic Postcards
  • Favorite CD

  • Special Events/Celebrations:

  • Awards ceremonies
  • Meet the Teacher Night
  • Education Week
  • Liturgical Celebrations

  • Print Resources:

  • Class/School Newspaper . . . a great opportunity to showcase your class/school!
  • Cool Words
  • Favorite Art Work samples (e.g. still life, photos of structures)
  • Favorite Memories (e.g. create a poster, write a story)
  • Flags: describe the symbolism of the flag
  • Messages to the Future (e.g. advice, what you would do differently, cautions)
  • Poetry, Stories
  • Postcards to the Future
  • Student/Teacher Profiles (e.g. Class of . . ., Name, Grade, Favorite Colours, Songs, Hobbies, Pet Peeves, etc.)
  • Trading Cards (e.g. sports)
  • Yearbooks


  • Other Ideas:

  • School Mascot . . . enclose an appropriate-sized stuffed animal to represent your school mascot!



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