There are three good-luckThere are three good-luck
traditions associated with St.traditions associated with St.
Patrick's Day:Patrick's Day:
Find a four-leafFind a four-leaf
Wear greenWear green
Catch a leprechaunCatch a leprechaun
If you find a four-leaf clover you willIf you find a four-leaf clover you will
have good luck.have good luck.
People wear green to celebrate thePeople wear green to celebrate the
Leprechauns are short Irish fairies who areLeprechauns are short Irish fairies who are
famous for fixing your shoes when you arefamous for fixing your shoes when you are
sleeping and having a pot of gold at the end of asleeping and having a pot of gold at the end of a
Leprechauns are very clever. If you catch one, heLeprechauns are very clever. If you catch one, he
must grant you three magical wishes in exhange formust grant you three magical wishes in exhange for
his freedomhis freedom
Kids often make lepreachaun
traps and set them up and
ready to go the night before St.
If you catch a leprechaun
you get your three wishes!
DayDayA holiday inA holiday in
A day celebratingA day celebrating
Irish immigrantsIrish immigrants
across the worldacross the world
In America we dye riversIn America we dye rivers
People dance the traditional IrishPeople dance the traditional Irish
Which is also called Irish Step
• Here is a video of Irish Step
Dancing at a wedding
Today, St. Patrick's Day isToday, St. Patrick's Day is
celebrated by people in the Unitedcelebrated by people in the United
States, Canada, and Australia andStates, Canada, and Australia and
even in other locations far fromeven in other locations far from
Ireland, including Japan,Ireland, including Japan,
Singapore, and Russia.Singapore, and Russia.