How is Easter celebrated in Spain for kids?
Families will usually get together for a big lunch or dinner on Easter Sunday and a meal of seafood and sometimes a sopa de ajo (garlic soup) with an egg bake into the centre. Although you might be seeing more and more chocolates and bunnies around Spain, these are not the typical treats eaten at Easter.
What are Cascarones and how is this related to La Semana Santa?
Spend some time with the children making Cascarones, or Mexican Easter eggs, and then let them break the eggs over each others’ heads, to see who gets the confetti and the wish!
Do the Spanish have Easter eggs?
Easter eggs Known in Spanish as huevos de Pascua or huevos de chocolate, they are given to children as gifts at Easter and often have a little present inside, just like in many other countries.
Does Spain have an Easter Bunny?
Easter time in Spain can be very different from how you might be used to celebrating it at home. There are no Easter egg hunts or giant bunnies and not much chocolate either. Here, it’s more about the religious side of the festival, filled with masses, processions and religious floats.