Why are bunnies a significant part of Easter?

Carol Kubota
2 min readApr 3, 2021
Photo by Rahim Sofri on Unsplash

Easter is upon us once again, and we are being bombarded by chocolate bunnies, chocolate eggs, and dyed egg kits.

What do bunnies and eggs have to do with Easter?

It all started with the German immigrants. They brought the Easter Bunny, “Osterhase” or “Oschter Haws,” to Pennsylvania in the 1700s. Little children made nests in hopes that the Easter Bunny would…