Today we have some fun Easter facts for kids that you can download and print for use at home or in the classroom. The printable Easter facts sheets include two versions: a full-color PDF printable set, and a black and white printable set that doubles as Easter coloring pages.

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Fun Easter Facts for Kids

If you want to know where the Easter Bunny story originated, or why does Easter Sunday change dates every year, you’re about to find out! Easter is more than just Easter Egg Hunts and chocolate eggs. Click the green button to download & print your Easter facts pages now:

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The Easter celebration begins on Good Friday and the resurrection of Jesus Christ is celebrated. Other Easter traditions such as jelly beans, a chocolate bunny, and painting a hard boiled egg are ways the celebrate.

Printable Interesting facts about Easter

Easter, also called Resurrection Day, is a very important celebration for Christians worldwide, and there is so much to learn about it! You’ll be surprised at some of these facts…

1. Easter Sunday Is A Symbol

Easter Sunday is a very joyous symbol of rebirth and of hope.

2. Easter Falls On A Sunday

Easter falls on the first Sunday after the full moon that takes place after March 21st, the start of spring.

3. Where The Name Easter Comes From

The name “Easter” has been derived from the name of a goddess named Eastre, the Anglo-Saxon goddess of spring and dawn.

4. The Origin Of The Easter Bunny

The origin of the Easter Bunny actually begins in pre-Christian Germany, where he was thought to carry a basket and deliver sweet pastries to village children.

5. Origin Of Egg Painting

The act of painting eggs originates from a Ukrainian tradition.

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6. What Are The Symbols Of Easter?

Eggs, chicks, bunnies, and flowers are symbols used in Easter to represent new life, growth, and joy.

7. How Popular Is Easter?

Easter is the second biggest holiday for the sale of candy, right next to Halloween.

8. Millions Of Easter Cards Are Sent Each Year

During Easter, over 120 million cards are sent out each year to family and friends.

9. How Many Peeps Are Eaten?

Americans eat about 1.5 million Peeps during Easter.

10. Millions of Chocolate Bunnies Are Sold For Easter

Around 90 million chocolate bunnies are sold for Easter – only in the United States!

Extra Easter Fun Facts for Kids

11. When Was The First Chocolate Egg Made?

The first chocolate egg was actually made in 1875 by the chocolatier Cadbury.

12. When Was The First Easter Baskets Created?

The first Easter baskets were believed to go as far back as the 1600s and were popular among the German protestants.

13. When Did The Traditional Act of Painting Eggs Start?

One of the earliest recorded references for egg painting actually goes as far back as 1290!

14. What Is The Tallest Chocolate Easter Egg?

The tallest chocolate Easter egg is actually 34 feet and 1 inch tall. It was 64 feet and 3 inches round, and was made in Italy.

15. Easter Is The End Of The Holy Week

The Holy week starts on Palm Sunday, Holy Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Holy Saturday, and Easter. The Christian calendar celebrate the Son of God and His Resurrection on the third day.

16. Hot Cross Buns

Did you know hot cross buns were a popular food on Easter? The practice of eating hot cross buns on Easter originated from Greece.

To use our free Easter facts coloring pages, just click the download button below, print them, grab some crayons, and you’re all set for a cute coloring activity to do with your little ones.

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Great Easter books for even more Easter fun

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Little ones love to find the surprises behind the flaps!

1. Easter Bunny Flap Book

In this delightful Easter Bunny Flap Book there are pages of cute little bunnies and flaps to raise. Lots of surprises waiting for little ones, under the flaps.

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This book comes with over 250 stickers!

2. Easter Little Stickers Book

Celebrate springtime with little lambs, bouncing bunnies, fluffy chicks and an Easter egg hunt in this Little Stickers Easter Book. Add a little bit of fun to each scene with lots of reusable stickers. You can create your own scenes again and again!

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