Dad Paints 1,000 Rocks With His 6 Children And Hides Them Everywhere

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Aaron Zenz has pulled off a 3-in-1. He’s come up with a project that gets him to spend more time with his 6 kids, encourages their creativity, and puts a smile on hundreds of faces across their hometown of Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Zenz family have started small, by painting around 40 objects to hide around town. But for the last year they’ve been aiming a bit higher, so together they’ve painted 1,000 rocks in matching pairs. Half of them ended up in Children’s Museum, and the rest 500 was hidden all over the town to become the biggest treasure hunt game the town has seen.

If you have the chance to visit Grand Rapids and go searching for these cuties yourself, don’t forget to tag your findings on social media with a hashtag #RockAroundGR.

More info: artprize.org | demilked (h/t: boredpanda)

My 6 kids and I painted over 1,000 rocks with a variety of fun faces

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We painted all of them in matching pairs. Half of them are gathered together for display at the Children’s Museum so visitors can grasp the scope of it all

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The other matching half are tucked around town in random places for families to spot and photograph

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That’s how it happened: