EASTER By Lucy Holcomb - April 2009 CRA Moncalvillo Nalda – La Rioja - Spain
What is Easter?
Easter is in the spring.
Spring is the season of new beginnings.
In 2009, Easter is on Sunday, April 12th.
Easter is a religious holiday.
Some people celebrate by going to church.
Many families prepare a large meal on this special day.
Ham dinners are popular on Easter.
People like to wear new clothes on Easter.
Females often wear dresses with floral prints and pretty hats.
Children color eggs by dipping them in cups of dye.
After they color the eggs, they put them in baskets.
Easter baskets are filled with grass.
The grass keeps the eggs from breaking.
Easter Egg Hunt
The Easter Bunny hides the eggs in the backyard.
When the children wake up on Easter, they look for the eggs and put them in their Easter baskets.
There is one golden egg, and the person who finds it wins a prize.
White lilies represent new life.
They look beautiful, and they smell wonderful.
Many bunnies are sold around Easter.
Bunnies are baby rabbits.
When is Easter?
What day of the week is Easter on?
It’s on April (the) 12 th this year.
We say, “Happy Easter!”
What do children do on Easter? First , Children color eggs. Then , the Easter Bunny hides the eggs. Next, the children have an Easter Egg Hunt. Finally, someone finds the Golden Egg, and they receive a prize!
What is he doing?
He is coloring hard boiled eggs for Easter.
The dye is in plastic cups.
Pink, yellow, blue, orange, and green are popular Easter colors.
What are these?
They are Easter Baskets.
Children use these baskets to collect the eggs on Easter.
Why is the Girl Smiling?
She’s smiling because she’s happy!
She’s smiling because she has a beautiful Easter basket.
What are these children doing?
They are collecting plastic Easter eggs.
They will put the eggs in their baskets.
There is candy inside the eggs.
What did this girl find?
She found the golden egg!
She will get a prize.
She is very happy!
What are these rabbits made of?
They are made of chocolate.
These chocolate rabbits are cute, and they taste delicious.
What kind of animal is this?
It is a rabbit.
Baby rabbits are called bunnies.
Rabbits have long ears and short tails.
Rabbits hop because their front legs are longer than their back legs.