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Eggs around the world worksheet answers
Worksheet 1 answers:
Iran - Families paint eggs and each place one painted egg in a bowl to celebrate their New Year at the Spring Equinox.
Germany - Eggs and hares were used in spring celebrations thousands of years ago.
UK - Eggs are used up making pancakes before Lent begins.
Russia - Eggs are not eaten during Lent but red coloured eggs are given at Easter.
West Africa - Many tribes have stories about the World beginning from an egg.
China - A party is held to celebrate the birth of a baby and eggs are given to guests by the new parents.
Israel - Boiled eggs are eaten at Passover to remember that Jews hold on to their faith in difficult times.
India - Hindus believe that the Universe came from a golden egg planted by Brahma.
USA - The Easter bunny leaves Easter baskets and eggs.
Note: As this lesson is looking at different beliefs and cultures around the world, be careful not to allow pupils to make judgements about different religions and people's beliefs.