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ГОУ ВАО ЦО №1925
  Автор: Рожина
    4 «A» класс
  Бирюкова М.М.
1. Introduction

     2. Easter Symbols

                  3. Easter Traditions

                                  4. Conclusion
          Easter     holiday,     is     a
celebration of the resurrection of Christ!
Jesus Christ, the Son of God, bled and
died     for   us     in   a    sacrifice.
This Spring day is celebrated generally
in      the      month       of      April.
Easter is the first Sunday after the full
moon - the moon’s Spring Equinox.
     All of the bright and pretty colors,
of the Easter outfits with frills.

Women and children will wear their Easter bonnets.
In the Spring, you'll hear the various musical sonnets.
April will bring many rain showers.
That'll bring us various beautiful flowers.
One special flower for this day is the Easter Lily.
It's color is white, and yet snowy & milky.

Easter Rabbit

 White lilies

Easter candles

Palm branches
                    Coloured Eggs

           Eggs     symbolize new
life. Eggs have been a symbol of
spring since ancient times.
           The egg is also a symbol
of the rock tomb of which Christ
emerged when he rose again.
           Eggs are brightly painted
to reflect the sunlight in spring.
           The chick, hatching out
of the egg, symbolizes new life
and rebirth.

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 Rabbit (Easter Bunny)

   The hare was a
   symbol of abundant
   life in ancient times .
   The hare reminds us
   of spring and new

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      I saw a little bunny
      going hop, hop, hop.
      I said, "Please, Mr. Bunny,
      won't you stop, stop, stop."
      He flapped his big, long ears
      and had no word to say,
      And before I could get near him
      he had hop, hop, hopped away!

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                      White lilies

           White lilies symbolize
the purity of Jesus.
Legend has it that lilies were
found growing in the garden of
Gethsamane after Christ was
crucified.      Supposedly,    they
sprang up where drops of
Christ's sweat fell to the ground.
           Lilies also symbolize
new life and resurrection of

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                  Easter candles

     Easter candles
 symbolize   Jesus,
 “the light of the

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                  Palm branches

       Palm   branches
  represent when Jesus
  arrived in Jerusalem
  on the first Palm

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Church service

       Eating Hot Cross Buns

                      Easter Bonnet Parade

                                    Egg Hunt

                                               Egg Rolling
                     Church service

         People gather to
    pray when the sun
    appears and then in
    procession go to the

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                     Hot Cross Buns

        One of the Easter
  traditions is eating Hot
  Cross Buns. These buns
  have a cross of icing on the
  top to remind people of

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 Easter Bonnet Parade
       Easter is a time of
  springtime festivals. This
  custom is originated with
  the tradition of buying
  new clothes for Easter
  which people wore to
  church. After church
  services everyone went
  for a walk around the
       The most famous
  parades are along Fifth
  Avenue in New York and
  in Battersea Park in

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                     Egg Hunt

          According to the legend, the tradition of the egg hunt was born in
Germany where a white hare spends Easter Eve hiding eggs which children
can find the next day.

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                      Egg Rolling

          Egg rolling symbolizes the stone which
rolled away from the tomb where Jesus was laid.
Egg-rolling is a traditional Easter pastime which is
still popular in Britain. It takes place on Easter
Sunday or Monday, and consists of rolling coloured,
hard-boiled eggs down a slope until they are
cracked and broken.

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      Easter commemorates us of
the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
      But remember we must,
that the Lord died for us
and ascended into heaven to give
us            fresh           lives
for each and every one of us.


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