Presentation on theme: "Easter, like Canadian Thanksgiving, does not fall on a fixed date. Easter usually falls on a Sunday between March 22 nd and April 25 th This year Easter."— Presentation transcript:
Easter, like Canadian Thanksgiving, does not fall on a fixed date. Easter usually falls on a Sunday between March 22 nd and April 25 th This year Easter falls on Sunday April 20 th The following day, Easter Monday, is a holiday in Canada
The Easter Bunny originally comes from Germany He carries a basket filled with coloured eggs and can be seen with or without clothes Like Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny brings gifts to boys and girls that are well-behaved.
The night of Holy Saturday, children leave baskets out before going to bed When they wake up, if they were good, the Easter Bunny will have came during the night and filled their baskets with gifts
Today the baskets are filled with chocolate eggs, chocolate Easter bunnies, candy, and small gifts
At shopping centers in Canada, little children take pictures with the Easter Bunny dressed in their Easter clothes
During the holiday children decorate eggs for Easter First they hard boil the eggs When the eggs are cold, they color on them with crayons Then they dip them into different color dyes
Each egg is different, with different colors and designs After Easter, many families eat the hard-boiled eggs or make egg salad The tradition of decorating eggs comes from the Ukraine
Some families hide Easter eggs around the house and children have an Easter Egg Hunt The child who finds the most eggs wins
In some towns there are big Easter Egg Hunt where anyone can go and participate
Like Thanksgiving, Easter is celebrated with a family dinner Traditionally this dinner includes: – ham – potatoes, and – vegetables
1.When is Easter? 2.Where does the Easter Bunny come from? 3.What does the Easter Bunny bring? 4.Where can children go to take a picture with the Easter bunny? 5.What foods are eaten for Easter dinner?