No Santa? No Easter Bunny? What about God?
For Kids who are Questioning
Asking questions is a good thing. Continue to ask questions, because that's how you will learn.
Santa, the Easter Bunny, and God all come from a long complicated history. Different people have different ideas about what the truth is. If they refuse to answer your questions, they probably either have something to hide or don't know how to answer them. So ask someone else - an aunt, an uncle, your Sunday school teacher or minister, good neighbor, or friend. Here are some questions you might want to ask:
About the Easter bunny:
Here are some books you can read (borrow them at the library or ask for them as a gift):
A Solstice Tree for Jenny by Karen Shragg - explains about celebrating the winter holidays.
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens is a classic and lovely story about giving
How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss is a cute story about how we can have a good Christmas without the traditional gifts and decorations, which is also available in a DVD movie.
Happy Easter, Little Critters by Mercer Mayer is an adorable book for this fun holiday.
The story of the Easter Bunny by Katherine Brown Tegen & Sally Anne Lambert is an adorable make-believe story.
The Easter Tradition: Learn About The Eggs, Bunny And Lamb And Also About Traditions In Other Countries And Tips For Your Easter Basket is the closest thing I've found to a children's book telling about how Easter started and includes the Easter Bunny.
Hide and Seek with God by Mary Ann Moore has many different stories of how people think of God.