St. Patrick’s Day has arrived again, and with it comes an assortment of traditions. Green clothes, corned beef and cabbage and shamrocks are the order of the day. So what’s the deal with the shamrocks, anyway? Check out the clippings below for the story of this little leaf and why it is spotlighted this day each year:
Did you know shamrocks are said to have magical abilities? Just for fun, here’s a little clipping on just a few of the mystical properties of the shamrock:
And lastly, if you’re looking for something to do today, maybe give this festive shamrock puzzle a try? (Clues found here.)
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2 thoughts on “Why the Shamrock?”
This is very interesting reading and I will share it with others, Thank you!!
Very fitting learning during this weekend. Another bit of learning for me!!!
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