The symbol of the Easter Bunny and the tradition of hiding and hunting for brightly colored eggs originated in southwestern Germany in the 1600's.
Like the egg, the rabbit is an ancient symbol of fertility, springtime and new life. These traditions were introduced to America by German settlers in the 1700's.
The Easter Bunny is a folkloric figure and symbol of Easter, depicted as a rabbit
bringing Easter .... Sarah Ben Breathnach in Mrs Sharp's Traditions (1990)
provides an origin story for the East...
Find out more about the history of Easter Symbols and Traditions, including ...
How did Easter traditions like the Easter bunny and egg hunts become part of the
Apr 1, 2015 ... Easter is the Christian celebration of the resurrection of Jesus, but the seasonal
chocolate eggs and the bunny who delivers them are nowhere ...
Mar 24, 2016 ... It's tempting to assume that because there's no biblical basis for the Easter Bunny
, rabbits and hares have no religious significance – but that's ...
Mar 21, 2016 ... The Easter Bunny is an anthropomorphic, egg-laying rabbit who .... for these
claims that the Easter bunny and eggs have a pagan origin.
Mar 27, 2016 ... The Easter Bunny is a symbol of Easter that is popular in western culture,
especially with children. According to folklore, the Easter Bunny hides ...
The same is true of the origin of the Easter bunny and Easter eggs—no one
knows for sure how these things became a part of Easter observances. The most
And so it became the Easter Bunny. ... The Easter egg hunt remains as much a
tradition in German towns and cities as it is on the White House lawn in ...
Mar 24, 2016 ... While you're biting the heads off your chocolate bunnies this weekend, you might
wonder how cartoon rabbits became so central to our Easter ...