Easter Symbols

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  • baby chicks – new life
  • bunny – new life
  • butterfly – the stage represent Christ. Frist the caterpillar, which stands for His life on Earth. Second, the cocoon, which is the crucifixian and burial of Jesus. Third, the butterfly, representing Jesus being resurrected.
  • candle – Jesus, “the light of the world”
  • cross – Jesus’ victory over death
  • egg – spring
  • egg – Jesus’ tomb
  • flowers (tulips, daffodils) – spring and new life
  • Easter hats & new clothes – new life offered through the death and resurrection of Jesus
  • hatching – new life or rebirth
  • lamb – Jesus, “the lamb of God”
  • lillies – white blossoms symbolize the purity of Jesus. New life.
  • palm leaves – Jesus’ arrival in Jeruselum
  • pretzles – twisted shape looks like arms crossed in prayer