Rooted in more than 2,000 years of rituals and rituals, Easter commemorates pivotal events in Christ's Church, the resurrection of Jesus Christ. For Christians, it is a moment to fulfill the biblical prophecy of Messiah that rises from the dead and to believe that there will be eternal life given in heaven for His believers.
The New Testament tells the story of Jesus' death and resurrection. Miraculously born, prophesied as the Son of God and King of the Jews, Jesus of Nazareth made a name for himself as a rebellious servant, a worker with miracles, and giving help to the poor and marginalized. He acquired a band of dedicated followers and believers.
The betrayal committed by Judas Iscariot led to Jesus being arrested and tried unjustly by Pontius Pilate. Finally, Jesus was sentenced to death by being crucified. On Sunday when the mourners were about to visit Jesus' tomb, they found that the tomb was empty. Thus that day is called Easter.
To welcome the Easter holidays, you can be creative by making different types of crafts. One of them is the Easter basket, which can be used to store various objects and objects. Easter baskets can be made from paper, fabric, and various materials. It can be enhanced with ribbons, plants, and various gold plating to make it unique.
Cited from National Geographic, the history of Easter baskets can be traced back to ancient European pagan traditions where baskets of food and flowers were used to celebrate the arrival of spring. These baskets were placed in the fields to thank the gods for a good harvest.
With the spread of Christianity, the custom of using baskets to celebrate the arrival of spring was adopted at Easter. Easter baskets symbolized the rebirth of life and the resurrection of Jesus. Over time, unique cultures and regions have developed their own Easter basket traditions.
Around the world, it is common to fill baskets with brightly colored eggs, sweets, and other treats. In some countries, children will go hunt for hidden Easter eggs and put them in their baskets.
You can get various kinds of benefits from crafting. This is due to its benefits which can improve children's cognitive and motor skills. Cutting, drawing, and pasting involve using the muscles of the hands to train children's motor skills.
Many handicraft activities such as beadwork and sewing require children to use their hands and eyes together. this helps improve hand-eye coordination, which is essential for activities such as exercising, driving, and playing musical instruments. Crafts can be social activities that allow children to work together and share ideas. Children will develop their social skills and learn how to work with others.
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Crafts about Easter baskets are definitely very useful for those of you who work as kindergarten teachers and parents who still have toddlers. Easter baskets can be one of the teaching aids in learning while playing with children. Here are the steps you can apply to make cute Easter baskets for your kids.
The model and design of the Easter basket can be selected according to your own taste and ability. Below is some recommendations for your Easter basket!