Four leaf clovers are an enduring symbol of St. Patrick’s day. Hard to find and considered good luck charms, four leaf clovers are recognized across the globe. Take time with your students, kids or just by yourself to find a bit of Irish luck today!
Did you know that…
- Four leaf clovers are actually a mutation of a three leaf shamrock.
- A four leaf clover only happens once in every 10,000 shamrocks.
- In western culture, the four leaves represent hope, faith, love, and luck.
- The Guinness world record for the largest collection of Four Leaf Clovers belongs to Edward Martin Sr. from Cooper Landing, Alaska, USA, with 111,060 Four Leaf Clovers, as of May 2007, which he has been collecting since 1999.
Enjoy the holiday that heralds the beginning of spring!