The Science Behind Easter Baskets
Scientific American - Anthropology in Practice
Krystal D'Costa on April 16, 2017
Part of the Easter festivities today may include giving children baskets of goodies, which are left ostensibly by the Easter Bunny. That absolutely is the case in my household. My baskets have been packed and ready to go for weeks because I gave said Bunny a hand in getting things ready. But while Easter eggs and the Easter Bunny have significant histories of their own, the Easter basket is almost accidental in nature. And in recent years, its complex makeup has rendered it a prime marketing opportunity as is reflected by the varied items people put in their baskets. From its Pagan roots, Easter is ultimately a celebration of Spring. Click to read full article...
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