Why do we celebrate Easter ? Because Jesus died on the cross for us. Why do we have hot cross buns? To remember Jesus. Why do we have chocolate eggs? To celebrate new life.
We celebrate Easter because in the Christian faith , Jesus died on Easter and then was born again 3 days after . He died because he wanted to show humans to follow his teachings . We have hot cross buns to remember Jesus died on the cross for us . We have chocolate Easter eggs to celebrate him being born because eggs symbolise new life . Easter is celebrated at slightly different times each year depending on the moon cycle and calendar but normally in march or April . Good Friday , the day Jesus died on the cross . Easter Sunday , the day Jesus was resurrected .