Easter Egg Box
Posted on 08 April 2012
Easter is a Christian festival. For Christians the custom of giving eggs at Easter celebrates new life.
The first eggs given at Easter were birds eggs. These eggs were painted in bright colours to give them further meaning as a gift. We still paint bird eggs today but usually only chicken eggs.
Egg rolling is very popular in England and is an Easter Monday sport. Hard-boiled eggs are rolled down a hill. Customs differ from place to place. The winner’s egg may be the one that rolls the farthest, survives the most rolls, or is rolled between two pegs.
Another activity that takes place on Easter Day is the playing of a game with the eggs known as “jarping”.
It’s a bit like playing conkers, with players tapping their opponents’ eggs until one breaks. The winner goes through to the next round, and so on until there is only one egg left unbroken.
Instructions and template can be downloaded from here:
Fill it with nice
Great DIY Easter gift idea for anyone!