02 April ’13
We’ve spent almost every Easter break for the last 13 years at Mangaweka . The weather has varied from sunny and warm, crisp and frosty to wet and miserable. But every year, whatever the weather, there’s always been an egg hunt. One year the neighbour’s dog came over after the Easter Bunny had set out his eggs and scoffed the lot. That was not a good year. Another time there was a map with clues.
And every year the kids have got bigger and bigger.
We wonder… “Are they getting too big for Easter hunts?” Nah, we’ve always decided. Besides, the Easter Bunny has loads of fun setting them up.
This year there were clues framed as riddles leading to locations all over the section.
The kids worked together really well to figure out the clues and pinpoint the Easter Bunny’s sneaky hiding places.
Some places took team work to access.
Spirit the Cat, who travels with us, wanted to join in the fun. So she climbed up the oak tree too.
” You could look ALL over the FARM and you wouldn’t find ‘er.
But if you TRACKED ‘ER you might.”
Over the course of an hour they amassed a goodly pile of chocolate eggs to share.
No Easter hunt would be complete without brunch to follow.
Hope you had a relaxing break, and didn’t over indulge in chocolate and hot cross buns.
Hoppy Easter, Bunny.