It's an idea I found on Pinterest and thought I'd give it a try.
I already had some 'treasures' to use from my random art supplies from school, and I had the kids' Easter buckets, so this was a pretty easy activity.
I filled the buckets with water, added some food coloring (since I have a ton of the stuff and it's fun), and added some 'treasures'. Then we put the buckets in the deep freezer that Joe bought a year ago. The next morning we had a frozen surprise!
We took our buckets and some excavation tools and went outside.
After a while, the ice had melted enough to come out of the buckets.
After about an hour, the kids were getting tired. So, we took our treasures inside and used them to decorate individual wreaths. (remember when I was on that kick?)