Whether they’re dyed, painted, plastic or—best-case scenario—chocolate, every good Easter celebration includes Easter eggs. Here, seven fun facts about the decorative eggs we love to hide.
1. Decorating eggs is an ancient tradition. Archaeologists found fragments of carved ostrich eggs used as drinking vessels from 60,000 years ago in Africa.
2. In Germany, people dance with eggs. The egg dance is an Easter tradition in Germany. People put eggs on the floor and dance around them, trying not to break any.