1. Easter comes from the Anglo-Saxon goddess symbolizing hare and egg, Eastre
2. The first Easter baskets looked like birds' nests
3. Pysanka is a specific term used for the practice of Easter egg painting.
4. How do they figure out which day is Easter? I don't know but Easter always falls between March 22 and April 25.
5. Kids like red jelly beans best of all the flavors.
6. Nearly 90 million chocolate bunnies are made a year for Easter.
7. Which part of the bunny is eaten first? Survey says: Ears: 76%!
8. In early times, the egg was considered the most important symbol of rebirth.
9. Where did the idea of Easter baskets come from? Traditional making of Easter baskets arose from the Catholic custom of bringing Easter dinner food to mass to be blessed. This custom can also be related to ancient agrarian tradition of bringing first crops to the temple.
10. Easter comes from a combination of three celebrations: Resurrection Day (Jesus rises from the dead), Passover, and the pagan holiday honoring Eastre
11. The most famous event of Easter egg rolling takes place on the White House lawn, a tradition started during the Presidency of James Madison. The original site of the
12. Happy Easter in other languages:
French: Joyeuses Pâques
Portuguese: Boa Pascoa
Spanish: Felices Pascuas
13. If kids leave cookies and milk for Santa, what do they leave out for the Easter bunny? Carrots of course! Eh, whassup Doc!