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Top 10 Incredible Easter Facts – Do you Know any of them?


    Do You Know these 10 Top Easter Facts for Kids?

    Last Updated : May 16, 2022 @ 4:56 pm

    There are many Easter Facts for kids. Most are related to the Guinness World Record. Do you know these Guinness World Record Easter breakers? 

    I did some research and found some weird and interesting Easter facts and world records that are just short of amazing!

    Let's begin..

    #1- What was the Largest number of People to Participate in an Egg Hunt Competition?

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    12,773 people took part in an egg hunt competition organised by The Fabergé Big Egg Hunt in London, UK which took place from 21 February to 1 April 2012. 

    Look at them! It must have been awesomely crazy!! 

    #2 - Do You Know the Largest Egg Hunt involved Half a Million Eggs?


    The largest Easter egg hunt was conducted on 1 April 2007 at the Cypress Gardens Adventure Park in Winter Haven, Florida.

    It involved 501,000 painted chicken eggs and were egg hunted by 9,753 children who were accompanied by their parents.

    That's a lot of eggs!!

    #3 - Do You Know the Weight of the Largest Egg in the world?


    On 17 May 2008, Gunnar and Kerstin Sahlin found the largest egg laid by their ostrich in their ostrich farm in Sweden. It weighed a whopping 2.589kg!!

    Imagine all that covered in chocolate!! Yummm..

    #4 - Do You Know the Height of the Largest Chocolate Easter Rabbit in the world?

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    On 25 February 2017, 9 professionals from Equipe da Casa do Chocolate at Shopping Uberaba, Brazil, spent 8 hours sculpted the largest rabbit made of chocolate.

    It towered a height of 4.52m, 2.11m wide and 1.76m long.

    The rabbit weighed 4.25 tonnes!! 

    That's a lot of yummy chocolate!!

    #5 - How Big is the Largest Living Rabbit in the world?

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    Darius is the longest Flemish giant rabbit in the world (6 April 2020).

    He weighs about 22.23 kg, 129 cm long and owned by Annette Edwards.

    Unfortunately, he was reported missing ever since 11 April 2021.

    That hare is HUGE!!

    #6 - How Tall was the Tallest Chocolate Easter Egg ever made?

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    On 9 March 2019, Associação Visite Pomerode spent 48 days to create the largest Easter egg in Pomerode, Santa Catarina, Brazil.

    The egg was 15.02 m high and 8.72 m in diameter.

    He was celebrating the festival Osterfest during Easter time.

    #7 - How many Painted Eggs were Hung on the Largest Easter Tree ever created?

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    On 16 March 2017, Associação Visite Pomerode created the largest Easter tree at Santa Catarina, Brazil.

    He painted and hung  82,404 chicken eggs in a pecan tree.

    He was celebrating the festival Osterfest during Easter time. 

    It's really egg-stra crazy!!

    #8 - Did You Know that Jelly Beans became part of the Easter tradition only in 1930?


    Jelly beans were first created in 1861 by the Boston confectioner William Schrafft and were used as sweets during Christmas.

    People were encouraged to sent jelly beans to to support the soldiers in the Union Army during the Civil War.

    Jelly beans became popular only in the 1930s when manufacturers noticed the similar shapes jelly beans have with Easter eggs.

    Surprising - do you also know that Americans consumed 16 billion jelly beans every year during Easter alone?? SHOCKING!! 

    #9 - Do You Know How Old is the Oldest Hot Cross Bun ever made?

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    Hot cross buns are a popular bread eaten on Easter. The cross on the bun symbolizes the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

    The oldest recorded bun was made on Good Friday in 1807 in Colchester, UK, making it a whopping 2 centuries and 15 years old!

    You see, in the 19th century, many people believed that hot cross buns made on Good Friday have special healing powers and would not grow moldy. 

    Guess they were right afterall!

    #10 - Do You Know How Heavy the Largest Hot Cross-Bun weighs?

    RSPB (UK) and Greenhalghs Bakery (UK) baked the largest hot cross bun on 6 April 2012.

    The hot cross bun weighed 168 kg!

    It looks like it could feed an elephant for a month!!

    Wait.. elephants don't eat buns, do they?

    Well, that's all I have for you today!

    Which of these Easter facts were really new to you?

    Leave your comments below.

    Happy Easter!!

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