Has the rock hiding trend hit your town yet?
Here in our very own Little Town, USA (aka Roxboro) people are painting and decorating rocks, and then hiding them at parks and restaurants, in downtown, in the Walmart, even! Then, other people (like my rock adoring child) hunt them down (at which point, you can re-hide it or keep it, if it suits your fancy).
There is even a Facebook page to give out hints and share photos of your newly acquired treasures. I have actually been seeing little posts here and there for a while about this, but I just checked it out today. We got a nice haul, and then proceeded to dig out our rock painting kits (because rock fiends like my child own not one but two of such kits!) and proceeded to fancy up some rocks of our own.
I chose to paint a few to represent plays my oldest has been in over the years. On the back, I included a nice little saying from the play and the tag Roxboro Rocks, so people know, "Hey, this rock is definitely for you!"
We tried out geocaching a few years back. You can read about our adventures here. Spoiler alert: We found Oz--as in the Wizard of! Somehow, though, it didn't produce as much excitement as these rocks have.
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