2When is Easter?This year Easter falls on Sunday April 20thThe following day, Easter Monday, is a holiday in CanadaEaster, like Canadian Thanksgiving, does not fall on a fixed date.Easter usually falls on a Sunday between March 22nd and April 25th
3The Easter Bunny The Easter Bunny originally comes from Germany He carries a basket filled with coloured eggs and can be seen with or without clothesLike Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny brings gifts to boys and girls that are well-behaved.
4Easter BasketsThe night of Holy Saturday, children leave baskets out before going to bedWhen they wake up, if they were good, the Easter Bunny will have came during the night and filled their baskets with gifts
5Easter BasketsToday the baskets are filled with chocolate eggs, chocolate Easter bunnies, candy, and small gifts
6The Easter BunnyAt shopping centers in Canada, little children take pictures with the Easter Bunny dressed in their Easter clothes
7Egg decorating During the holiday children decorate eggs for Easter First they hard boil the eggsWhen the eggs are cold, they color on them with crayonsThen they dip them into different color dyes
8Egg decorating Each egg is different, with different colors and designsAfter Easter, many families eat the hard-boiled eggs or make egg saladThe tradition of decorating eggs comes from the Ukraine
9Easter Egg HuntSome families hide Easter eggs around the house and children have an Easter Egg HuntThe child who finds the most eggs wins
10Easter Egg HuntIn some towns there are big Easter Egg Hunt where anyone can go and participate
11Easter DinnerLike Thanksgiving, Easter is celebrated with a family dinnerTraditionally this dinner includes:hampotatoes, andvegetables
12Questions When is Easter? Where does the Easter Bunny come from? What does the Easter Bunny bring?Where can children go to take a picture with the Easter bunny?What foods are eaten for Easter dinner?