History Of Easter Egg  

History Of Easter Egg

If ask children about Easter, you will immediately get an answer that Easter is related with Easter eggs and Easter bunnies. However, no child will be able to tell you much about the history of the Easter egg if asked. This is primarily because they do not know as no one has taken time to tell them the age old history of the Easter egg. More...

How Did Easter Eggs Start ?

How Did Easter Eggs Start ?

In ancient cultures like those of India, Greece, Central America and Polynesia, there was a belief that all life and universe had stemmed out of an egg. Hence, eggs held a status of importance in these cultures, and were considered to be a symbol of life and renewal. In today's world, due to the advancement in science, we know plants, animals and mankind are born from eggs. More...

Where Did The Idea Of The Easter Bunny Come From ?

Where Did The Idea Of The Easter Bunny Come From ?

It is completely unimaginable to celebrate Easter without the Easter bunny. However, one may wonder where did the idea of the Easter bunny come from and how did it get associated with Easter. Different ancient traditions have contributed to this idea formulating and becoming a part of the celebrations.

First, let us look at Easter. This festival originated from pagan beliefs long before Christianity. The goddess of fertility, Ostara, was worshipped every spring when the faithfuls would leave colored eggs and seeds to honor her at their altars. More...

Why Do We Hide Easter Eggs ?

Why Do We Hide Easter Eggs ?

Besides Christmas, the biggest holiday celebrated by Christians all over the world is Easter which they belief marks the resurrection of Christ after his crucifixion. With Easter, another tradition is associated and that is of hunting down hidden Easter eggs. Often parents and churches organize these hunts for the neighborhood children.

However, many people wonder why do we hide Easter eggs. In order to understand this, we first have to look at the Easter bunny. Without this bunny, it would not be possible for us to enjoy Easter eggs or Easter egg hunts. More...

When Is Easter ?

When Is Easter ?

Perhaps, in Christianity is one of the most important festivals besides Christmas. However, while Christmas is more to do with the joy of gift giving, Easter has highly religious connotation as it signifies the resurrection of Christ after His crucifixion. According to scriptures, Christ was crucified on Good Friday and He resurrected on the 3rd day, on Sunday.

If you are wondering when is Easter, you may benefit from knowing that there is no fixed date for this feast.More...

Why Is Easter Celebrated ?

Why Is Easter Celebrated ?

The Christians all over the world believe that Easter marks the resurrection of Jesus Christ after His crucifixion. Christ was crucified on Good Friday, and on the third day, which was Sunday, he rose from the death to take His rightful place besides God, His father. More...

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Easter Ideas For Daycare       Easter has a symbolic meaning where the celebrations are considered as a period of rebirth and renewal. Eggs, bunnies and chicks are symbolic of Easter and these are the things children often associate with Easter. In fact, these symbols can be used to come up with fantastic Easter ideas for a daycare. More..

 


 

 

 
   
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