Kids scoop up thousands of eggs at Mooseheart in North Aurora

  • Riley Chancey, 6, wears his Ninja Turtle mask and his Easter basket on his head while his sister Molly, 5, waits patiently with her face painted for the ninth annual Mooseheart Easter egg hunt on the artificial turf of the football field at the school in North Aurora Saturday. They were with their mother Megan of Elburn.

      Riley Chancey, 6, wears his Ninja Turtle mask and his Easter basket on his head while his sister Molly, 5, waits patiently with her face painted for the ninth annual Mooseheart Easter egg hunt on the artificial turf of the football field at the school in North Aurora Saturday. They were with their mother Megan of Elburn. John Starks | Staff Photographer

  • Children rush for prizes at the ninth annual Mooseheart Easter egg hunt on the artificial turf of the football field at the school in North Aurora Saturday. Mooseheart Child City and School had 22,000 eggs and gifts divided by age groups, as well as face painting, pony rides, a visit with the Easter Bunny and other activities for children.

      Children rush for prizes at the ninth annual Mooseheart Easter egg hunt on the artificial turf of the football field at the school in North Aurora Saturday. Mooseheart Child City and School had 22,000 eggs and gifts divided by age groups, as well as face painting, pony rides, a visit with the Easter Bunny and other activities for children. John Starks | Staff Photographer

 
Daily Herald report

Mooseheart Child City and School filled its artificial turf football field in North Aurora Saturday with 22,000 eggs and gifts.

They all were collected in about 5 minutes by a gathering of about 4,000 children in an Easter egg hunt for toddlers to 8-year-olds. Other activities included pony rides, face painting, a bounce house and a petting zoo. The Easter Bunny was on-hand for free photographs.

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