Keeping children educated on the differences of cultures and celebrations among them is a full time job for parents. As you are informing your children on what St. Patrick's Day means for the Irish and Irish Americans, make it fun and add a little treat to their new discovery of another culture.
Saint Patrick was a Christian missionary who later on became the patron saint of Ireland. The Irish culture celebrates his life with a feast on March 17, which marks the day of his death. It mainly a holiday that is celebrated by Roman Catholics, Eastern Orthodox and Anglicans and is founded on religion. We celebrate St. Patrick's day by wearing green and attending mass.
Here is a delicious Shamrock Shake to share as you are telling others about the significance of St. Patrick's Day. Enjoy!!
Prep Time: Approximately 6 minutes
- Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend on high speed until smooth.
- Stop blender to stir with a spoon if necessary to help blend ice cream.
- Pour into 12-ounce cups and serve each with a straw.