Family Activities

Shamrocks

Cultural & Botanical Information

Irish Culture and Customs: Emblems of Ireland: The Shamrock Learn how the shamrock became an emblem of Ireland. 

Fine Gardening: The History of the ShamrockFull of symbolism, this plant has mystical roots – Article

SFGate: Botany Difference Between Clover and Shamrock Plants – Read about the difference between the two.

Wikipedia: Shamrocks – Offers information about different aspects of the shamrock: As a cultural icon and plant species. 

Videos

Craft Projects
DLTK: Shamrock Crafts – Get instructions to make: A 3D Shamrock paper craft, a lacing craft, a cross stitch pattern, and more.
Artists Helping Children: Shamrock Crafts For Kids: Saint Patrick’s Irish Shamrock Day Crafts and Activities for Children & Preschoolers – This site offers a variety of crafts that include shamrocks.

About Framily Crafts: 21 DIY Shamrock Crafts – This site offers links to a variety of shamrock related crafts.

Kids Activity Blog: 17 Shamrock Crafts for Kids – Links to shamrock crafts.

Hands On As We Grow – 20 Lucky Shamrock Crafts for Kids to Make this St. Patrick’s DayMore interesting ways to make shamrocks. 


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