Child care center starts painted-rock scavenger hunt throughout town

Children from the Winsted Area Child Care Center are taking part in the Winsted Rocks project. Front: Savannah Michaud, 7, left, and Kaylee Centrella, 8. Back row, from left: Shaylyn Gilbar, 10, Rosalia Castillo, 9, and Isabella Vega, 10. Photo by Erica Taylor

WINSTED — If you have stumbled across a painted rock tucked away in a hiding place somewhere around town, it is now your turn to paint one and hide it for the next person to find.

Beth Whitney of Winsted Area Child Care Center has started the Winsted Rocks project.

As part of the project, Whitney’s children at the day care center plant painted rocks at places all over town. 

The project is part of the center’s Before and After School Education (BASE) program. 

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