Easter is the principal festival of Christianity, which celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ. It is observed on the third day after his crucifixion. It is a day of joy and celebration to commemorate that Jesus Christ is risen.
The date on which Easter is celebrated each year is contingent upon changing of seasons. Hence, unlike Christmas which is celebrated on the 25th of December each year, there is no set date for the observance of Easter. It falls close to the vernal equinox (around March 20). The date of Easter changes from year to year as it always falls on the first Sunday after the first full moon following the spring equinox. Since the festival celebrates the resurrection of Christ, it is quite symbolic that it falls close to the days of spring which symbolizes the birth of new life and the end of cold winter. Easter is celebrated with special church services, music, candlelight, flowers, and the ringing of church bells. Processions are held in some countries such as the Philippines and Spain.
Easter Coloring Practice Worksheets
Like all the major Christian holidays the religiously important festival of Easter has incorporated several pagan elements as it evolved throughout the last 200 years or so. Although it is of great religious significance, children in several western countries are gifted new spring clothes and participate in decorating eggs and Easter egg hunts where eggs are hidden by the Easter Bunny to celebrate the festival.
The Easter coloring workbook presents to you an opportunity to teach your kids the importance of this significant day through the images that any child can associate with the day. The coloring book consists of several images that are associated with the festival of Easters such as Easter eggs, Easter Bunny, and Easter baskets filled with candies and treats. Download the worksheets and use them as an exercise to teach your kids about the festival of Easter as they enjoy adding colors to the pictures.
While it is essential that kids have fun by coloring the images it is also necessary that they color the sheets properly. It is essential that children are taught to color between the lines properly. Activities such as coloring and painting develop motor skills and hand dexterity. Download the worksheet and checkout our other worksheets for several other festival-themed worksheets.