Hippity and Hoppity
were trying very hard to get all of their preparations done for the Easter
Sunday Egg Hunt. There were many other animals helping...but it always
seemed like they waited to the last minute to
prepare for everything.
decided to take
baskets of colored eggs, candies andflowers to their friends. They had
finished all their preparations for the Easter Egg Hunt
the next day,
and wanted to spend some time visiting with those who
were unable to
leave their homes. As they walked down the flowered
path, they came
Connie Chick who
was roller skating;;
& singing along. Connie Chick barely opened her eyes to see Hippity
and Hoppity right in front of her ! Connie Chick rolled into the
tulips, just missing them.
what are you doing? You almost made me drop my
basket of eggs
for our home bound friends!", said Hoppity.
chicks today....just don't know what has gotten into
said as he checked his basket of eggs.
"Oh, I am sorry,
but I am late to help babysit the little chicks, while the adults set up
the park for tomorrow," chirped Connie Chick.
"Well, just be
more careful, and try and keep your eyes open so you
can see!" said
Hoppity, as she skated up the path out of sight.
Soon Hippity and
Hoppity came to Professor Rabbit's House.
And just like
any other day before Easter, he was hand painting all
the eggs for the
egg hunt and hoping that they would be dry enough
to place in the
grass that night.
and Hoppity! A beautiful day to paint eggs, don't you
Professor Rabbit beamed with pride at the hand painted
"Indeed it is
Professor. Will your eggs be ready to hide tonight?"
"Of course they
will my boy!! Of course they will !!" Professor Rabbit declared
without stopping his painting.
As they were passing
by the park they saw Mrs. White Rabbit;;
loaded down with
fresh flowers to cover the newly hidden Easter eggs.
little chicks running around
"Where is that
Connie Chick? She was supposed to watch over these
while I was doing the decorations!" Mrs. White Rabbit said
as she tripped
over another baby chick.
Pretty Pink Rabbit;;
was placing colorful
decorated eggs, and candy around the fence where the
Bunny was having fun balancing the fresh cut
on his paws ;;
when Mrs. White Rabbit asked, "Happy, what are you doing with those tulips?
Your supposed to be spreading them gently over the hidden eggs!" And where
- you were suppose to keep an eye on him for me!"
Rabbit, I was only making Fluffy laugh. He's in the basket
next to those
Giggled Happy Bunny.
"Little Pink Bunny,
;; please stop juggling those
eggs! You may
drop them, and there will not be enough for
Mrs. White Rabbit.
"Gee Mama Rabbit,
I am only having fun," pouted Little Pink Bunny.
Hippity and Hoppity
were standing there at the edge of the park as
Mr. Blue Rabbit
came into the park from the other side with his
wheel barrow full
White Rabbit, where would you like me
to put these eggs
and decorations? Sure is looking good, you've been working hard!"
Mr. Blue Rabbit said shaking his head in approval.
"Thank you, Mr.
Blue Rabbit, for all your help!" said Mrs. White
from ear to ear.
"Daddy Blue Rabbit
wait for me!";;
Little Blue Bunny running behind his
father with a
basket of eggs and candy its contents spilling onto the ground.
"Oh, sorry Little
Blue Bunny. I will slow down til you catch up!"
said Mr. Blue
Rabbit, chuckling under his breath.
Mrs. White Rabbit waved toward them,
as she caught
sight of them on the other side of the park.
" It is like this
every year - Hippity, - always waiting til the last
minute to do everything.
Poor Mrs. White Rabbit sure seems
Hoppity said as
she shook her head.
"Yes, my dear
it is usually like this, but somehow everything
to get done." Hippity agrees.
"And doesn't the
Easter Egg Tree
beautiful this year." He adds knowing that his wife
decorating it that morning.
"Why thank you
dear," said Hoppity.
They beamed Smiles
at each other, and slowly walked down
the path on their
journey to deliver their TREATS.