10 Fun Facts about Easter you Probably Didn’t Know. 

  1. Did you know the egg is an ancient symbol of new life and rebirth? In Christianity, it became associated with Jesus’s crucifixion and resurrection.
  2. The Easter Bunny legend began in Germany.
  3. The holiday was named after the Anglo-Saxon Goddess, Eostre.
  4. More than 1.5 million Cadbury Creme Eggs are produced every day.
  5. The act of painting eggs originates from a Ukrainian tradition.
  6. The world’s largest Easter egg weighs in at 5000lbs.
  7. Pretzels used to be associated with Easter.
  8. The UK’s first chocolate egg was produced in Bristol in 1873.
  9. In Germany, it is illegal to dance on Good Friday.
  10. In 2007, an Easter egg sold for £9 million.