Easter Sunday • Easter is in the spring. • Spring is the season of new beginnings. • In 2009, Easter is on Sunday, April 12.
Church • Easter is a religious holiday. • Some people celebrate by going to church.
Dinner • Many families prepare a large meal on this special day. • Ham dinners are popular on Easter.
New Clothes • People like to wear new clothes on Easter. • Females often wear dresses with floral prints and pretty hats.
Easter Eggs • Children color eggs by dipping them in cups of dye. • After they color the eggs, they put them in baskets.
Easter Baskets • Easter baskets are filled with grass. • The grass keeps the eggs from breaking.
Easter Egg Hunt • Parents hide the eggs in the backyard. • When their children wake up on Easter, they look for the eggs and put them in their Easter baskets.
Lilies • White lilies represent new life. • They look beautiful, and they smell wonderful.
Easter Bunny • Many bunnies are sold around Easter. • Bunnies are baby rabbits.
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