History of the White House Easter Egg Roll

April 17th, 2014 by ClickSchooling Leave a reply »


It’s Thursday, April 17, 2014, and time for Social Sciences at ClickSchooling!


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The White House Easter Egg Roll


Age Range: 6-18 (Grades 1-12, with parental supervision)


Take a delightful trip back in time and explore the history of the annual Easter Egg Roll held on the White House grounds.
Sponsored by The White House Historical Association, this portion of the larger White House History website offers a look into past Egg Rolls and the evolution of the games and events through historical photographs and concise informational texts.

When arriving at this link, select “The White House Easter Egg Roll” from the list of presentations, then select from the following topics:

  • Origins
  • Hayes
  • Cleveland
  • Harrison
  • Kid’s Racket
  • Family Fun
  • Egg Games
  • Bunnies
  • Wartime
  • Keepsakes

Since 1878, the White House Egg Roll has been a whimsical part of American history. This website provides a fun rabbit trail to travel down in your American history studies.


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