Every year for Bunny's birthday party I like to put together a treasure hunt for the kids. It's fun sticking to the theme of the party, and making up a story for the hunt. This year Bunny once again wanted a Chicken theme (surprise surprise) and the process of thinking of treasure hunt ideas started.
I went with the story of a chicken, my favorite chicken of course (Foggy!). I knew that Bunny would get a kick out of the fact that I choose MY favorite chicken for the story. Foggy was thinking, "What do I want to be when I grow up?" (which was also a play on one of Bunny's favorite books) and the treasure hunt lead the kids across the property as Foggy tried out different vocations:
|After receiving the first clue in the back yard, the kids were|
off to the filbert orchard (Foggy wanted to try her hand in
the nut business).
|They searched thru the trees and found the next clue: tending|
to the orchard was too dirty for our little princess so she would
try circus acts next (trapeze=playground).
|After getting the next clue at the playground,|
the kids were off to Foggy's next try: caring
for sheep (she thought they would be nice and
cute and cuddly like in the storybooks).
|Here are the kids trekking to the neighbor's sheep pen.|
|Foggy decided that REAL sheep are messy and stinky, and|
a lot of work, so she wanted to try a job where she could sit
(perch) all day…how about being a cowgirl?
The clue was on Cisco's halter. :o)
|Nope, that job was no good for Foggy. Too messy and dirty|
again. Plus she was hungry. So what about tending to the
apple orchard? Off the kids go again….
|At the apple orchard, they received the final clue that basically|
said that Foggy would just do what she does best:
rule the roost!
|So back to the chicken pen...|
|Jackpot! Finally found the treasure!|
|Bunny handed out the treasure (party favors).|
|$5 gift certificates to one of Bunny's favorite stores:|
Artfull Garden/Candy Basket! (the chocolates there are so
delicious, and they have an amazingly colorful candy wall)