Do you know the Easter story?
There have been many film interpretations of it including controversial ones such as Mel Gibson's 'The Passion of the Christ
' and funnier versions including Monty Python's 'Life of Brian
Easter has now become a bigger celebration outside of the religious context with the Easter bunny and chocolate Easter eggs. What are you going to do this Easter?
- How do you celebrate Easter week?
- Is there a traditional food that is eaten at Easter in Spain?
- Do you think Easter is primarily a religious holiday or is it too commercial?
- Have you heard of any strange Easter traditions around the world?
|An animal with long ears, a short tail, and soft fur; a young rabbit.|
|The Easter bunny brings children Easter eggs|
|A celebration in April|
|Everyone loves eating chocolate at Easter|
|They come from a chicken but at Easter we give chocolate ones to each other.|
|I love chocolate Easter eggs.|
|A structure used by a bird to lay eggs but Easter eggs are put in nests.|
|The Easter eggs are in the nest.|
|A baby bird.|
|The chick is on top of the Simnel cake.|
|Hot Cross Buns|
|A sweet, spiced bun that is eaten toasted on Good Friday.|
|Those Brits love hot cross buns.|
|The Thursday before Easter, commemorating the Last Supper.|
|Maundy Thursday is the day before Good Friday.|
|The Friday before Easter Sunday.|
|Good Friday commemorates the day Jesus was crucified on the cross.|
More Easter comedy......
Have a look at this video of Eddie Izzard
, a famous British comedian, talking about Easter:
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