In the beautiful weather we’ve been having, we wanted to encourage our residents to get out and walk. “Kindness Rocks” are river rocks that are painted pretty colors and have kind sayings on them, such as, “Be cheerful and pass it on!” or “Be a rainbow in someone else’s cloud.” So, I paint the rocks on the weekends and have been putting out four a day when I walk my dog…at about 5:30 a.m. Then, the folks get out (after the sun comes up!) and look for them and bring them to the office and get an envelope. (I mix up the numbers and dollar amount. For example the number five might have $2.00 one day and the next they may find a $5 in the envelope marked number 5….just to keep them off balance.)
The residents seem to be enjoying the game so much. This is our final week, and on Monday I will hide only two rocks that will have bigger prizes for the grand finale!