Round Easter Box
Posted on 09 April 2012
The Easter Bunny is perhaps the biggest commercial symbol of Easter. Though bunnies, eggs, Easter gifts and fluffy, yellow chicks in gardening hats all stem from pagan roots.
They were incorporated into the celebration of Easter separately from the Christian tradition of honoring the day Jesus Christ rose from the dead.
According to legend, the Easter Bunny (or Easter Rabbit) brings children baskets of brightly coloured eggs, chocolate, toys and games on the eve of Easter Sunday.
Have you got any?
Some sources say that the Easter bunny first arrived in America in the 1700s with German immigrants who settled in Pennsylvania and transported their tradition of an egg-laying hare called “Osterhase” or “Oschter Haws.” Their children made nests in which this creature could lay its colored eggs.
Just follow Lauren Meader’s instructions to create your own:
Besides chocolates you could fill it with
It’s a lovely Easter gift idea for kids and adults as well.