I have been planning our day for a few weeks. We have Easter egg hunts all over the valley, but I thought the one up at the Glenwood Caverns Adventure park sounded like the most fun and they had the option for babes under 3… or so the site said. We had lunch and then headed up there for her first Easter and first gondola ride not in utero.
However when we got up there I saw the different areas sectioned off by age group. The one for her age group was marked “Up to 5” and it was basically just a bunch of eggs on a flat 20’x20’ platform so the kids swarmed around it and when they said go, it was chaos for 25 seconds and then over. They also said parents weren’t allowed up there so there is no way my crawling child was going to be plopped down so she could get kicked in the head by a kindergartner.
To say I was grumpy would be an understatement. We paid to get up there only to just have to stand and watch big kids fill their baskets with a pile of eggs and then it be over. Matt told me I was being dramatic… um no, this was supposed to be fun, you need to be more dramatic.
The gondola and the view were nice though and we decided to just take her to the park and let her play with the eggs I bought her instead. It was much better.
She made out like a bandit, books, a baby chick, bubbles and Grandma Wilson got her more bubbles, a shovel & pail, and sand castle molds.
Next year though, she is bringing a shank. Until then, enjoy the pleasantries.