Curious Easter Facts

Why Do We Celebrate Easter With A Bunny And Eggs

March 30, 2018
Why Do We Celebrate Easter With A Bunny And Eggs

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In the 18th century, the U.S. adopted Easter traditons with the Easter Bunny, eggs, etc.

According to "25 Funny, Curious and Interesting Facts About Easter", it is believed to have originated in Europe where it was actually the Easter Hare. Other Easter traditions include wearing Easter bonnets, making Easter baskets and having Easter egg hunts.

 

Christians consider Easter eggs to symbolize joy and celebration, new life and resurrection.

 

In the old days pretzels were associated with Easter because the twists of the pretzel were thought to resemble arms crossing in prayer.