Easter eggs or spring eggs are special eggs given to celebrate the Easter holiday or springtime. The egg was a symbol of the rebirth of the earth in celebrations of spring and was adopted by early Christians as a symbol of the resurrection of Jesus.
The oldest tradition is to use dyed or painted chicken eggs, but a modern custom is to substitute chocolate eggs, or plastic eggs filled with confectionery such as jelly beans.
These eggs are often hidden, allegedly by the Easter Bunny, for children to find on Easter morning. Otherwise, they are generally put in a basket filled with real or artificial straw to resemble a bird’s nest.
The egg is widely used as a symbol of the start of new life, just as new life emerges from an egg when the chick hatches out
If you are hosting an Easter celebration at your house this year, you may want more to grace your table than just the ham.
These crafty and simple ideas for Easter centerpieces will impress your guests and keep your table looking festive. The projects are inexpensive and the kids will even join in the fun.
Create a beautiful Easter tree full of delicate birds and blossoming flowers.
First, gather a bunch of twigs of a desired height for your tree. Craft stores sell a variety of dried and faux branches that can be saved and used for next year.
Arrange the branches in a decorative vase that is tall and sturdy enough to handle the weight. At the craft store, you can find decorative bird nests, delicate birds crafted out of feathers, butterflies and eggs.
If your branches are bare, get some dried flower buds, or high-quality silk flowers. Use a glue gun to adhere the objects to the branches. Place the vase in the center of your table and add water if the branches are live.
Egg hunt is a game during which decorated eggs, real hard-boiled ones or artificial, filled with or made of chocolate candies, of various sizes, are hidden in various places for children to find. The game may be both indoors and outdoors.
Guests can also have their own Easter egg hunt right at the table, complete with candy treats. Find a large rectangular plastic planter complete with wheat grass. Pin a ribbon around the edge of the wheat grass to conceal roots and dirt. Then fill in the remaining
Nothing is more elegant and simple than a traditional floral arrangement. Keep your bouquets looking authentic by selecting fresh flowers that are in season.
This time of the year offers the largest variety of fresh fragrant flowers like hyacinth, tulips, roses and lilies. Make your container creative.
Wind small twigs around a round vase to make it look more like a bird’s nest. Or glue birch bark around a cylindrical vase for a natural effect
Show off your family’s dyed eggs in a decorative basket. Simply fill a pretty basket with moss, straw or any natural-looking filler that you can find at a craft store.
Nestle your favorite eggs into the material and set the basket on the table. Tie a wide satin ribbon around the handle for even more color.
Show off your culinary skills and bake your family a chocolate Easter cake. The Easter eggs on the middle of the cake adds more color and your children will enjoy eating their bunny cake.
Since the weather has changed for the worse, with rains and children coughing.
It is better to keep indoors this Easter, after the quality time with your family during lunch; a good family movie can do for the entire afternoon and the rest of the evening.