How We Celebrate Easter in the USA

Ovos de PáscoaEaster greetings, Everyone!

Here in the US it is popular for the family to dress up in their best clothes on Easter and go to church. After church children decorate and color eggs. There are special dyes sold for coloring the Easter eggs. Each child receives an Easter basket and is told that the Easter Bunny brought the basket as a gift. The Easter basket is filled with chocolate eggs and Bunnies and small toys. The family has a big meal, like at a family reunion. All the grandparents, aunts and uncles and sometimes out of town relatives travel to go to the Easter celebration. After the meal, the children have an Easter Egg Hunt.
The eggs that they had colored are hidden in the garden, and they search for them. The one who finds the most, is the winner.

How do you celebrate in your country?

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Mary Ziller

I'm Mary Ziller. I tutor ESL at the IHM Lteracy Center in Philadelphia. I lived a year in Brazil where I became certified to teach English as a Foreign language.

4 comentários

  • 06/04/07  
    Anonymous diz: 1

    i live in Turkey , in my country, we dont celebrate this event. because christian and jewish people celebrate easter.
    but there are lots of christian in Turkey, so in this days you can see lots of colourful eggs on patisserie’s windows.

    happy easter!!

  • 09/04/07  
    Alessandro Brandão diz: 2


    Long time no see!

    Thank you for sharing with us a little bit about your culture.

    Keep in touch!

  • 26/09/07  
    leticion diz: 3

    yes is very good is celebration in the easter

  • 10/04/09  
    Frederico diz: 4

    Your short text goes direct to the target. Congratulation.