In Pictures: The White House Easter Egg Roll

President Obama and the First Lady welcomed more than 35,000 guests to the South Lawn of the White House for the 137th annual White House Easter Egg Roll. This year’s theme was #GimmeFive to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the First Lady’s Let’s Move! initiative. Take a look at the big day in photos:

The Easter Bunny joins guests in the Red Room prior to the annual Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House, April 6, 2015. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama take photos at the Instagram #GimmeFive photo booth in the East Room prior to the Easter Egg Roll. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
Children rush through the open gate in search of eggs. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)

“Welcome to the Easter Egg Roll. But as you’ve heard, this is the fifth anniversary of Let’s Move. And we’re celebrating by taking over the Easter Egg Roll with Gimme Five…We’re asking Americans of all ages to give me five ways they’re leading a healthier life — five jumping jacks, eating five new vegetables, maybe doing a Gimme Five dance. You name it.” — The First Lady

The President and First Lady, with the Easter Bunny, wave from the Blue Room Balcony. (Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)
The First Lady and the Easter Bunny listen to ID4GiRLS sing the national anthem. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
Visitors enjoy the activities of the Easter Egg Roll on the South Grounds. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
President Obama blows a whistle to begin the Egg Roll. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
The President and First Lady cheer on Egg Roll participants. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)
The First Lady joins the “So You Think You Can Dance” All-Stars for a performance of the #GimmeFive dance. (Official White House Photo by Amanda Lucidon)
President Obama reads “Where the Wild Things Are” to children. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
The President high-fives children after reading to them. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)
President Obama participates in drills during a basketball clinic. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
The President talks to a little girl playing with her shadow on the basketball court. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
The President reacts to a tennis shot. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)
Children play with hula hoops. (Official White House Photo by Amanda Lucidon)
The First Lady reads Dr. Seuss’s “Oh the Things You Can Do That are Good for You!” to children. (Official White House Photo by Amanda Lucidon)
A young girl listens as the First Lady reads. (Official White House Photo by Amanda Lucidon)
A young boy is photographed with Bo and Sunny cutouts. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)
A young boy runs with a football through inflatable tackling dummies. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)
Children dash to find eggs. (Official White House Photo by Amanda Lucidon)
A family poses for a photo. (Official White House Photo by Amanda Lucidon)

Learn more about the White House Easter Egg Roll and the First Lady’s #GimmeFive Challenge.

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