Geek Spawn’s Birthday Scavenger Hunt Extreme

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This week was The Nerdling’s 11th birthday! Over the years, I have tried to plus the presents I give to Wifey and the kids by making a scavenger hunt. Geek Spawn has picked up on that idea and taken it to a whole new level….

Ordinarily, I just have one clue lead to the next with some sort of rhyming couplet. Then, one time I did it with pictures. As the kids have gotten older, I’ve tried to make the clues a little harder each year. I was thoroughly impressed with Geek Spawn’s latest effort for his sister.

The clues were fairly basic. The Nerdling received a picture, which led her to another picture, which led her to another picture, and so on. Each picture had a hole punched in a specific location on it. The pictures were then cut out and formed a puzzle. The Nerdling had to keep track of all of the clues and build the puzzle on top of the key at the end.

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The Nerdling taped all of the clues on her master key sheet. The master sheet was a series a of letters in circles. Each hole in each clue revealed a specific letter beneath it. As she filled up the master key with her puzzle of clues, she got one letter at a time which told her go to the final location.

When she made it to the final hiding spot (in the fireplace), The Nerdling found a stuffed fish. Stuffed animals are pretty much the perfect birthday presents for her. Or Christmas presents. Or anytime presents.

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After an excellent search in and out of the house, Geek Spawn had given The Nerdling a terrific present!

What do you think of his present? Tell us in the comments!

 

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