Easter usually comes in the month
of April. It is what is called a 'moveable
feast' because the date of it is fixed
according to the moon. Easter Sunday
has to be the first Sunday following the
full moon, after the Spring equinox
(March 21st) - the Paschal Full Moon .
This means that Easter can fall as
early as March 22nd or as late as
In 2009, Easter Sunday was on April 4th
In 2010, Easter Sunday is on March 28th
Easter is a time of springtime
festivals. In Britain Easter is
celebrated as the religious holiday
commemorating the death and
resurrection of Jesus Christ, the son
Is the Thursday before Easter.
Christians remember it as the day of
the Last Supper, when Christ washed
the feet of his disciples and
established the ceremony known as
On the Friday before
Easter, Christians commemorate the
crucifixion of Jesus Christ.
It is a day of mourning in
Church. That day represents the
death of Jesus on the cross.
Traditions associated with the
festival survive in the Easter Bunny, a
symbol of fertility, and in coloured Easter
eggs, originally painted with bright colours
to represent the sunlight of the Spring.
In Britain parents say to their children:
-When you are good, “Easter Bunny” gives
you chocolate eggs
If it rains on Easter Sunday, it will
rain the following seven Sundays.
A white Christmas will bring a green
Easter, and a green Christmas will bring a
EASTER EGGS GAMES
One of the most popular
games is “The Easter egg hunt”.
Often parents plants eggs at
home and leave clues for the
children, with candy and sweets
Why Easter Cards?
Today people have the desire to
celebrate the beginning of the light season
with their relatives and friends.
Many people don’t live at the same
city as their family, so they send Easter
Cards to wish a Happy Easter.
Now you can see some Easter Cards
Usually: When something usually happens, it is
the thing that most often happens in a
Moveable feast: A feast is a great celebration.
When you say that “It is a
moveable feast”, it means that
the feast can be changed to
Early: Before the usual time that a particular
Late: Means near the end of a day, week, year
or other period of time.
Mourning: When you show sadness about a
Sunlight: Is the light that comes from the
sun during the day.
Hunt: When you hunt for something you try to
Plant: When you plant something, like Easter
Eggs, you hide them to other people try
to find them.
Clue: A clue is something that helps you to
find that you are searching for.
Candy: Is the same as “Sweets”. Candy is used
in U.S.A. and Sweets in Britain.
Sweets: Sweet food or drink contains a lot of
Prize: Is a present that you give as regard for
doing good work.
When do English people celebrate
Usually on April Usually on May
Usually on March
Which presents people give in Easter?
Easter Eggs Easter Bunny
Now, search on the
internet an Easter card
and send it to a friend!
I had an Easter Bunny
I had an Easter Bunny (Hung up one finger)
One day she ran away (If you were running)
I look for her by monlight (Put the hand in the forehead)
I looked for her by day. “
I found her in the meadow (Point to the eye)
With her babies 1, 2, 3 (Count to three with the fingers)
So I have four rabbit pets (Hung up four fingers)
To run and jump with me! ( Make the actions)
For the 3rd cycle of Primary Education
By Rosa Mª Rodríguez Romero
El Ejido (Almería)