What is Easter?
In the Christian calendar, Easter is the most essential Holy festival. Christians celebrated this day in the memory of Jesus Christ. It was the day when Jesus raised from the dead after three days of his execution. The reason of this remembrance is to renew daily hope that let us victory over sin. The exact date of the Easter comes after the three days death anniversary of Jesus on the cross. On Easter festival, Christians follow a duration of fasting that they call it LENT. Meanwhile, churches organize a time for remembrance and repentance. The lent start on Ash Wednesday and ends on Good Friday that is the day of Jesus crucifixion. Pope Gregory established forty days period by using the forty-day pattern of wilderness period of Israel, Jesus, Elijah, and Moses. When Christians celebrate Easter? Sunday is the fixed date for celebrating Easter but, this Easter Sunday varies from year to year. The first Sunday after full moon is the exact day of celebrating this Holy event that occurs on or after 21 March. Easter’s leading up week is the Holy Week for Christians. What are Easter Eggs? An egg is a sign of new beginning or new life. Christians use Easter Eggs as a symbol for the resurrection of Jesus. According to their believe, Jesus resurrection overcome sin and death. Christians make this egg from chocolate and cover it in colored foil. We have also explored many different ways for you to include this theme in your class in our Top 10 Tips for Incorporating Easter Themes in Your Classroom