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Why Do We Roll Eggs At Easter


Christians belief that the act of rolling eggs on Easter Sunday morning is symbolic to Jesus Christ

Chocolate Bunny Easter Eggs
Christians believe that the act of rolling eggs on Easter Sunday morning is symbolic to Jesus Christ rolling the boulder aside at his tomb where his body was placed after his crucifixion.


Easter Egg Rolling


Others think that Easter egg rolling is symbolic to rabbits removing stones from their burrows to indicate that Spring has begun.



Basket Chocolate Easter Eggs
Whatever your beliefs you will need a good hill to roll your eggs down. In Scotland many Councils organise special egg rolling Easter events, which are often sponsored by chicken farmers or chocolate manufacturers who supply children with free eggs to roll.




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