Easter – Symbols and Traditions

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Easter is one of the most important holidays for Christians in the world. For others, it is regarded as the beginning of spring.

Easter commemorates the resurrection of Jesus Christ, as written in The New Testament. Later, the holiday has merged with spring celebrations.

Easter is always associated with the Easter Bunny and painted eggs.
  • There are many theories as to where the Easter Bunny tradition originated, one of which is that it originated in Germany.
  • The Bunny symbolizes spring and the eggs symbolize new life.
Easter Symbols:
  • Dyed or painted eggs
  • Easter bunnies
  • Easter flower – lilies and daffodils
Easter Traditions:
  • Candy & chocolate consumption
  • Egg painting/coloring
  • Easter egg hunt

Word of the Day:

Resurrection: coming back to life after death

Reference: https://www.nationalgeographic.com/history/article/brief-history-easter-biblical-origins-egg-hunts