The Easter Egg
As with the Easter Bunny and the holiday itself, the Easter Egg predates the Christian holiday of Easter. The exchange of eggs in the springtime is a custom that was centuries old when Easter was first celebrated by Christians.
From the earliest times, the egg was a symbol of birth in most cultures. Eggs were often wrapped in gold leaf or, if you were a peasant, colored brightly by boiling them with the leaves or petals of certain flowers.
Today, children hunt colored eggs and place them in Easter baskets along with the modern version of real Easter eggs -- those made of plastic or chocolate candy.
This labwas so much fun! The kids were very excited about the holiday. The kids were singing and dancing. Everyone really got involved and the kids loved looking at the eggs and coloring the eggs! I love holidays and Easter is one of my favorites, so i really enjoyed this theme! Lets Go Easter!