What is easter and what is the deal with all those Easter Eggs being sold a good week in advance?
Did you know Long ago people gave gifts of eggs carved from wood or precious stones?The first sweet eggs that were eaten were made in the last 100 years from sugar or marzipan. Since then chocolate eggs have become popular and these are given on Easter Sunday.
Did you know rabbits have been associated with springtime since ancient times? It is believed that a symbol of the Anglo-Saxon Goddess of Spring Eostre was the hare. It was Eostre’s sacred animal since it was a symbol of fertility and the rebirth of nature following winter.
Did you know Easter is the most important Christian festival? Christians are followers of Jesus Christ who lived about 2000 years ago in a country called Palestine. They believe that Jesus was the son of God. At Easter time Christians remember the last week of Jesus’ life.