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Easter eggs

  1. 1. EASTER EGGS
  2. 2. INDEX: • History • Celebration • Decoration • Symbolism • Legends • How to make it • Easter bunny • Different countries
  3. 3. HISTORY o Easter eggs are said to represent Jesus’ emergence from the tomb and resurrection. o Decorating eggs for Easter is a tradition that dates back to at least the 13th century, according to some sources. o One explanation for this custom is that eggs are a prohibited food during the Lenten season.
  4. 4. CELEBRATION o First day of Easter the people, generally the parents, hide the Easter eggs at home, at the garden, at garage… And the children should look for them.
  5. 5. DECORATION o Hold the egg to paint. o Insert a toothpick into the empty egg and stick it on a surface. o Paint the base. o Create different drawings. o Let dry in the egg carton.
  6. 6. SYMBOLISM o White: purity and innocence. o Yellow: wisdom, recognition, harvest and reward. o Orange: strength, endurance and ambition. o Red: happiness, hope or passion. o Green: sign of spring, hope and innocence. o Blue: good health. o Purple: royal color, faith and trust. o Brown: earth and mountain color, harvest color, positive symbolizing happiness. o Grey: not a positive color. o Black: strong color, meaning of remembrance.
  7. 7. LEGENDS o It says that Mary Magdalene brought cooked eggs to share with the other women at the tomb of Jesus. o The eggs in her basket miraculously turned brilliant red when she saw the risen Christ. o The egg represents the red stone of the tomb of Jesus. o In other faiths, the egg is widely used as a symbol of the start of new life.
  8. 8. HOW TO MAKE IT o Boil the egg. o Dye eggs. o Introduce the egg in a cup. o Put coloring and vinegar. o Paint the eggs.
  9. 9. EASTER BUNNY o Rabbits are associated with the spring because the Anglo-Saxon Goddess of Spring, “Eostre” had a hare. o Now, the here has been replaced by the rabbit. The Easter bunny leaves Easter eggs on Easter Sunday.
  10. 10. EASTER EGGS FROM DIFFERENT COUNTRIES SLAVIC COUNTRIES
  11. 11. EASTER EGGS FROM DIFFERENT COUNTRIES GERMANY
  12. 12. EASTER EGGS FROM DIFFERENT COUNTRIES GREECE
  13. 13. EASTER EGGS FROM DIFFERENT COUNTRIES ENGLAND
  14. 14. END

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