The spirituality of Easter gifts.
Easter is a religious holiday, this Holy day should not give godson the traditional normal day gifts. Sweets, toys and money better suited for other holiday dates. This does not mean that the godson should be without interesting and tasty offerings from the cross. But what he will get, should cause in it interest to this blessed holiday, to induce him to study its origin and customs.
The gift should not have high material cost, and to be filled with spiritual content. High benefits of time spent with the godson, full fellowship with him and the manifestation of love and understanding. It is useful to reduce the child to communion before the Easter day. Children under seven years do not practice, but communion should be as often as possible. Visiting a Church or monastery can also be useful and interesting gift for godson or goddaughter.
Easter gifts from godparents.
The obligatory gift should be a Holy knife painted egg is a symbol of Christ's resurrection. Handing him the child should tell a beautiful story as Mary Magdalene, with the news that Christ is risen, brought to the Roman Emperor Tiberius an egg. For the little ones you can cook chocolate balls or figurines. Painted with icing and sweets delicious Easter cake also will not leave kid indifferent. Remembering that Easter serves a treat of sweet gifts you should not do excessive to the end of the holiday has not led to tragic consequences for the health of the child.
A perfect gift would be the icon with the image of the face of Christ or the Saint whose name was given to the child at birth. It may be a small medallion-an icon or a cheap ring of metal with the inscription "Save and Protect". For older children you can buy in the Church shop description of the Lives of saints, prayer book or book of spiritual content, easy to understand at this age. This literature is to examine that then to be able to investigate and godson issues.
If you spend with your godson before the holiday for a couple of hours handwritten making Easter eggs from the material at hand or draw him a picture on a biblical subject, it will not only be a good gift for him, but also a pleasant pastime for an adult. Children with great pleasure and diligence engaged in the manufacture of "Easter eggs" in order to subsequently present them to your loved ones.