The art of painting eggs is called pysanka, which originated in Ukraine. It involves using wax and dyes to color the egg. The exchange or giving of Easter eggs actually dates back to before Easter and the giving of eggs is actually considered a symbol of rebirth in many cultures
70% of Easter candy purchased is chocolate. The tallest chocolate Easter egg ever was made in Italy in 2011. At 10.39 meters (35 feet) in height and 7,200 kg (15,873 pounds) in weight, it was taller than a giraffe and heavier than an elephant!
A surprising 59% of people eat the ears first. While 4% start with the feet or tail, the 33% that remain don't have a particular order they always stick to. Around 90 million chocolate bunnies are sold for Easter. Considering $2.6 billion is spent on candy alone during this religious celebration, it makes sense. Oh, and that's only in the United States.