You may have heard that the word Easter comes from the name of the Anglo-Saxon spring goddess, Eoster, and you may have guessed that bunnies and eggs symbolize fertility and spring. But did you know that, according to legend, Eoster could shapeshift into a rabbit?
Learn more about Eoster, the Easter Bunny, and Easter Eggs and the common themes of death and rebirth that run through spring traditions of Eoster and the Christian Easter holiday. Also see Easter Printables for paper craft activities, coloring sheets, cards, and decorations.
Seattle and Eastside Easter Events
- The Seattle Parenting Examiner has compiled an extensive list of Seattle Easter Egg Hunts.
- Seattle PI lists Seattle Easter Egg Hunt Events all up and down the Sound.
- The Seattle Eastside Stay-At-Home-Mom Examiner provides Eastside Easter Activities.
- The Seattle Eastside Family Examiners have compiled a list of Eastside Easter Fun.