Easter – one of the most favourite holidays of adults and children. It and is clear, the kids adore molding an Easter cake and to paint with multi-colored paints Easter eggs. Preparation for a festival can be not only interesting, but also useful if you tell the child language, clear for it, about Great Easter, about a post, about Jesus Christ. Understanding the meaning of the events, the baby will look forward this mysterious day, to prepare for it with even big diligence.
1. Read to the child of the book about Easter, watch together the animated movie about Jesus or series based on bible stories. Without going into details, tell to the kid that Easter is considered the most important church holiday devoted to general joy of people to God's revival of the son from the dead. Tell that Jesus was sent by God father to the earth for atonement of human sins. Being betrayed by one of the pupils, Jesus was executed on Golgotha, and for the third day laterof death revived and left on the sky for eternal life.
2. Together make Easter eggs. Tell the child that custom to paint eggs it is connected with the legend saying that when one of Jews predicted Lord's Sunday, the host where there were events, exclaimed that rather fried rooster will run, and white eggs on a table will become red. During too moment all quite so also occurred. And there was a tradition to paint eggs for Easter. They became a symbol and the main attribute of Easter. Egg behind which shell the new life is hidden symbolizes the beginning of new life, revival. Explain to the kid that behind the Easter meal such egg is eaten with the first. Besides krasheno egg is handed to all guests, consecrated in church, given begging.
3. Do not forget that an integral part of an easter table is also the Easter cake. Explain to your child that the Easter cake symbolizes presence of God at human life. Fancy bread, sweet and beauty of easter bread express love of the Lord for each of us, his mercy, indulgence to the last sinner.
4. Tell the child that this holiday is celebrated by forty days because after the Revival forty days the Son Bozhy came to pupils. You remember and teach children to give all forty days of Easter Easter cakes and colored eggs, to receive guests, to visit and congratulate all on Christoff Voskresenyem.