Our forecast is calling for a 100% chance of rain on Sunday, so we did our egg hunt this morning (Saturday).
Alex and I were out in the backyard at 10:30 last night trying to hide eggs. It was pretty funny trying to find a good hiding place when it was pitch dark out there anyway.
This morning it was beautiful...no wind (for once) and about 55*.
The eggs had no candy in them. They were filled with the pieces of a Playmobil set that we got for the kids. Alex and I mod podged blown eggs last week with art tissue paper. They turned out really pretty and it made them very durable.
It took 36 jumbo blown eggs, 13 plastic eggs and 11 bags to get all of the little pieces into something for the hunt.
The kids were so excited and just overjoyed with every egg they found.
Some of them were trickier than others to get to.
After they found all of the eggs, they came back in to get the loot out of them.
Libby enjoyed bashing them against the side of the table to open them.
Until she figured out that Joseph was saving the eggs by finding the open spot and peeling away the tissue paper and carefully pulling out the treasures.
There were some really cool finds...from a princess and her dressform to LOTS of tiny daggers, swords and maces.
The kids also got tiny sketchbooks and charcoal pencils and those went over really well. We have had lots of black hands and beautiful artwork.