Hop into spring at the Burlington County spring resource fair and egg hunt

Special to The Sun
Attendees danced with the Easter bunny during a previous spring resource fair and egg hunt at the Burlington County Special Services School.

Children with special needs and their families will once again be able to enjoy the fun of spring during this year’s Burlington County Spring Resource Fair and Egg Hunt.

The annual event is being sponsored and organized by the Burlington County Commissioners, Burlington County Sheriff’s Office and Burlington County Special Services School District and will be held on Saturday, March 23, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Burlington County Special Services School.

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Come out for sensory-friendly egg hunts and other games, music, food, touch-a-truck displays, plus dozens of vendors, agencies and providers with information about programs and services that can assist families.

In the event of rain or other inclement weather, the Resource Fair and Egg Hunt will be held on Sunday, March 24.

The egg hunts will be conducted in small groups and with sensory aids, including eggs emitting sounds, flashing lights and magnetic devices. These hunts will be held at 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and noon.

Children will also be able to enjoy the newly updated Special Services School Playground in the rear of the school campus. The playground includes 12,500-square-feet of safe, accessible space and equipment specially designed for children and adults with special needs. The equipment is completely accessible and barrier free and includes adaptive swings, sensory friendly walks, slides, playhouses and more.

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