It is believed that the word Easter is derived from the Anglo Saxon Goddess Eostre, she is symbolised by the Hare and Egg. Eggs are a sign of new life and Springtime.
Traditionally chicken eggs were painted and decorated.
This custom has been replaced by chocolate eggs.
Traditionally at Easter the Easter Bunny brings Easter Eggs to children.
An Easter Egg Hunt is a traditional Easter Game, eggs are hidden indoors or outdoors by the Easter Bunny and the children hunt for the eggs on Easter Sunday morning.