Weekly Newsletter

Date: Apr-2, 2023

This Week’s Theme – Easter

Spring has arrived, and with it comes Easter, a holiday that holds great significance for many. Easter is a Christian holiday that celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead. It is the oldest and most important Christian holiday, and it is celebrated by millions of people all around the world. The date of Easter changes every year, and it is determined by the first full moon after the vernal equinox, which usually falls between March 22 and April 25.

Easter is a time of renewal, hope, and joy. It is a time for families and friends to come together and celebrate the victory of life over death. In many cultures, Easter is also associated with the arrival of spring and the rebirth of nature. This is why many Easter traditions involve eggs, flowers, and other symbols of new life.

Despite the religious roots of Easter, it has become a popular secular holiday as well. Many people, regardless of their faith, enjoy the festive spirit of Easter and the opportunity to spend time with loved ones. It is a time for reflection, gratitude, and connection, and it reminds us of the importance of faith, hope, and love in our lives.

Free Puzzle of the Week – Eastern Traditions

easter traditions trivia quiz

Quote of the Week

“The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.”

Nelson Mandela

Book Recommendation

“The Power of Now” by Eckhart Tolle.

This book focuses on the importance of being present in the moment and not allowing the past or future to distract from the present moment. Tolle presents practical ways to cultivate mindfulness and inner peace, and emphasizes the connection between inner stillness and outer success.

“Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have. Make the Now the primary focus of your life.”

Suggested Activity

One fun activity for celebrating Easter in the classroom is to have an Easter egg hunt. You can fill plastic eggs with treats or small prizes, and hide them around the classroom or schoolyard. For older students, you can also incorporate puzzles or riddles that must be solved in order to find the hidden eggs. This activity is a great way to bring some joy and excitement to the classroom while also celebrating the holiday.

Dad Joke of the Week

Why did the Easter egg run and hide?

Because it was a little chicken!

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