Easter is full of different traditions and is celebrated in various ways. The name Easter itself has been attributed to various sources. One popular theory suggests that it comes from the Anglo-Saxon goddess Eostre (or Eastre), whose feast was held around the same time every year in honor of her rise from the dead. Here are just a few of the traditions you might find yourself participating in.

Dyeing Eggs

Eggs are seen as a way to represent rebirth and life. This is a fun activity that most families participate in, and it is fun for all ages. These days there are several different types of kits available that make your eggs look extremely cool. Some kits dye the eggs through foam, and some contain glitter or gold foil to make the eggs look extra fancy.

Easter Egg Hunt

Easter egg hunts are the best! Traditionally, the eggs are hidden around the house or yard, and children search for them. It’s an exciting way to celebrate Easter with family and friends. To make the hunt more enjoyable, you can hide different kinds of treats inside some of the eggs, such as candy or small toys. You may also want to create clues that lead from one egg to another, creating a scavenger hunt-style game! Everyone loves surprises, and this is a great way to add extra excitement to your celebration.

Easter Baskets

Easter Baskets are a fun way to celebrate the Easter holiday with friends and family. They’re typically filled with colorful, sweet treats. But you can also add some practical surprises like books, puzzles, and art supplies to make the basket more meaningful. Many stores also carry ready-made Easter baskets that come complete with all of the trimmings, or you can customize your own with items chosen especially for the recipient. No matter how it’s done, an Easter Basket is sure to bring joy and happiness this special time of year. Be creative and have fun making your own unique basket – it’s sure to be a hit!

In addition to these traditions, many families also engage in activities such as attending church services, having an egg hunt with friends and family members, making special desserts or dishes for dinner, and dressing up in their best Easter clothes. These activities all bring a sense of joy and togetherness to the holiday season.

Whatever your family traditions may be, Easter is an excellent time to celebrate with loved ones and enjoy the beauty of springtime.

Everyone here at Alto9 would like to wish you and your family a very Happy Easter!

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Apr 7 23
Christina Zumwalt
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