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Basically, because chickens and rabbits are born in the spring. They have therefore become symbols of the pagan holiday of Eostre, celebrating the start of the growing season. Christians later incorporated this celebration into the Easter holiday, which is how the incongruous picture of rabbits laying chocolate eggs came to be associated with Christ's resurrection.
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What does the egg have to do with Easter?

Eggs signify new life, which Jesus Christ gave us in the resurrection, allowing us to have eternal life after death with him in heaven. Thus the eggs signify new life, this wa

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How do you find an Easter egg in an Easter egg hunt?

Follow the clues given, follow directions then look for the eggs. Good places to look are under rocks, in big patches of grass, or anywhere else unusual that an egg might be h

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What does the Easter bunny have to do with Easter and the egg?

It has nothing to do with Christianity. The legend has it that there was a beautiful bird who loved the goddess Isis. Each year on the spring equinox would come and lay her co

Why do you have Easter eggs at Easter?

Very simply, Christians have eggs at Easter because pagans used to celebrate the coming of spring with eggs (which were a sign of new life and rebirth). When Christianity spre

Why are there Easter eggs at Easter time and when did it start?

Not just a Christian symbol, the egg is a symbol of rebirth and renewal and was a pagan symbol for spring. In European Pagan history there was a goddess called Eostre, whose n

Why are there Easter eggs but no Easter bird?

The egg was a symbol of spring, fertility, and rebirth over 2,000 years ago, long before it began a world-wide association with the Christian celebration of Easter. There is n

What does the Easter bunny and Easter eggs have to do with christ?

Almost nothing. The Easter egg symbolizes new life (or something of  the sort) Someone just started the Easter Bunny trend for the fun  of it. Jesus Christ died on the cross

How do you boil eggs for Easter eggs?

Hard boiled eggs are sometimes decorated for Easter eggs - to do this start with a pan filled with enough cold water to cover the eggs. Place the required quantity of eggs in

Why are Easter eggs associated with Easter?

Rabbits and eggs are pagan fertility symbols of extreme antiquity.   Birds lay eggs and rabbits give birth to large litters in the early spring these became symbols of the

What do Easter eggs mean on Easter?

The Easter egg represents the empty tomb that the two women found the day after Jesus had been crucified. But now most Easter eggs have chocolate inside them, this takes away
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How do Easter eggs relate to Easter?

Easter comes from a pagan spring rite and eggs represent the rebirth of the world after the death in winter. The Catholic Church in the Middle Ages was able to convert the pa
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Why are Easter eggs given at Easter?

Because people are too cheap to buy chocolate bunnies. Also because  Easter commemorates the resurrection of Christ, and eggs are  symbolic of new/renewed life. Nests full o