Easter 2005

 
Sites

Easter: Australia
http://www.cultureandrecreation.gov.au/articles/easter/
Easter is the most significant event of the Christian calendar. This site explains the history and traditions of Easter 
and introduces the Bilby, the Australian version of the Easter Bunny.

Rabbit Woes: Easter Icons Face Survival Struggles 
Chocolate bunnies may be abundant this Easter season, but some real-life rabbit species around the world are 
becoming increasingly rare.

ChristStory Easter Symbols and Legends
http://ww2.netnitco.net/users/legend01/eassym.htm
This site explains the background behind many Easter Symbols.

Thinkquest: Easter Around The World
http://library.thinkquest.org/10007/text/easter.htm
Learn about how Easter is celebrated in five different countries.

Roman Catholic Easter Symbols
http://catholicism.about.com/cs/easter/a/symbols.htm
In Roman Catholicism, Easter is the most holy celebration. 
Here you will find information about common symbols of Easter.

The Easter Story
http://www.night.net/easter/tlbible.html-ssi
The New Testament story in the language of today.

The Easter Story for Kids
http://misslink.org/children/biblestories/easter.html
Version of the Easter story for children.

Easter Story
http://www.awesomestories.com/religion/easter_story/easter_story_ch1.htm
The Story of Easter told in chapters.

Easter Story Quiz
http://www.innovationslearning.co.uk/subjects/re/activities/stories_quiz/easter_story_quiz_home.htm
Interactive quiz where you try to put the Easter story back together in the right order.

Easter Quiz
http://www.just4kidsmagazine.com/easterquiz.html
Fill in the missing words to complete the story.

Star in Your Own Easter Story
http://blackdog4kids.com/holiday/easter/story.html
Fill in the gaps and star in your own Easter Story.

The Big Internet Easter Egg Hunt
http://www.ycgroup.com/egghunt/
On each of the following webpages is an Easter egg that will lead you to the next page in the hunt. 
Sometimes the eggs are large and easy to see, and sometimes not.

Easter Hat Parade
http://www.annandale-p.schools.nsw.edu.au/Photo%20Archive/Easter%20Hat%20Parade/Easter_Hats.htm
See images of kinder students in their fabulous Easter hat parade.

Australian Bilby Appreciation Society
http://members.optusnet.com.au/bilbies/Bilby_Links.htm
Bilby Information Links

Lessons

A to Z Teacher Stuff: Easter
http://atozteacherstuff.com/Themes/Easter/
Links to lesson plans and units of work related to Easter.

Easter Preschool Activities and Crafts
http://www.first-school.ws/theme/h_easter.htm
Free printable crafts and activities with easy to follow instructions, and related resources.  

Kinder Egg Hunt
http://www.pecentral.org/lessonideas/ViewLesson.asp?ID=1256
PE lesson to help students explore pathways.

PE Easter Egg Hunt
http://www.pecentral.org/lessonideas/ViewLesson.asp?ID=1255
Students increase cardiovascular endurance and develop the components of health related fitness 
through this Easter Egg Hunt.

Egg Hunt Tally-Ho
http://www.learnnc.org/learnnc/lessonp.nsf/Approved_By_Grade/4791776A47467DA48525679B0063218C?opendocument
Year 1 students make a graph of the different types of Easter treats found during the Easter Hunt.

Easter Egg Math
http://www.learnnc.org/LearnNC/lessonp.nsf/docunid/5CE255EB07CBDF448525679B0061A2B9?opendocument
Using coloured Easter eggs, students will sort by colour, count eggs, and graph data. 

Dying Eggs with Onions
http://www.eduref.org/cgi-bin/printlessons.cgi/Virtual/Lessons/Science/Process_Skills/SPS0027.html
Students will make their own uniquely coloured eggs.

Easter Basket Surprise
http://www.learnnc.org/learnnc/lessonp.nsf/Approved_By_Grade/262DD91387131EF8852568CD00674B7B?opendocument
This Easter problem-solving activity assists students with beginning multiplication and division skills 
through the use of seasonal manipulatives.

Easter Egg Congruency
http://www.learnnc.org/learnnc/lessonp.nsf/Approved_By_Grade/46117D48BC93D2528525679B0063931E?opendocument
Two students will play against each other trying to make both sides of an Easter egg look congruent. 

Eggciting Fractions
http://www.learnnc.org/learnnc/lessonp.nsf/Approved_By_Grade/8AEEBAA2E914DCAB8525679B006262B9?opendocument
Students will understand a set may be broken into parts of a set and written as a fractional number.

Crayola Easter Art Lessons
http://www.crayola.com/search/results.cfm?keywords=Easter
Collection of over 50 Easter Art lessons.

Egg Art
http://www.eduref.org/cgi-bin/printlessons.cgi/Virtual/Lessons/Arts/Visual_Arts/ARA0037.html
Students will develop their skills in creating shapes, patterns and art media. 

Using an Egg Hunt to Teach about Nutrition
http://www.eduref.org/cgi-bin/printlessons.cgi/Virtual/Lessons/Health/Nutrition/NUT0014.html
Students in early elementary grades can learn about nutrition through story-telling, songs, and a familiar hunting game. 

Easter Story Cookies
http://www.cin.org/liter/eaststor.html
Make these cookies just before Easter.

Teacher Reference

EdNA: Easter
http://www.edna.edu.au/edna/go/cache/offonce/pid/1433;jsessionid=3D87724964943A2667BBB2A9D8962521
This page provides a useful collection of Australian and overseas resources related to the celebration of Easter, 
its religious meaning, and activities.

Easter Online
http://www.readyed.com.au/urls/easter.html
Easter online activities for all grades.

Easter Symbols and Icons
http://pressroom.hallmark.com/easter_symbols.html
Legends and lore behind the popular icons, symbols and customs that are part of the Easter celebration.

Links for Easter
http://www.geebungss.eq.edu.au/easter.htm
Links to project, craft activities and Easter songs and poems.

ChristStory Easter Links
http://ww2.netnitco.net/users/legend01/eastlink.htm
This site explains many of the Easter symbols associated with Christ.

Catholic Encyclopaedia: Easter
http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/05224d.htm
Article explaining the Catholic feast of Easter.

Glorious Easter Links
http://www.teacherhelp.org/easter.htm
Devotional links related to the story of Easter.

Kids Domain: Easter Fun
http://www.kidsdomain.com/holiday/easter/index.html
Links to puzzles, craft ideas and religious sites related to Easter.

Grandpa Tucker Easter Page
http://www.night.net/tucker/easter-index.html-ssi
Easter poems and songs.

ABC Teach: Easter 
http://abcteach.com/directory/theme_units/month_to_month/d_april/easter/
Loads of printable worksheets and Easter activities.

Sites for Passover and Easter
http://www.alfy.com/teachers/teach/thematic_units/Easter_Passover/EP_1.asp
Links to online games and activities.

Easter Theme Unit
http://www.edhelper.com/easter.htm
Collection of worksheets and other printables.
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Wayne
Updated Nov. - Dec. 2004
Feb.  - May  2005