Spring is here! We can feel the warmth on our skin, hear the chirping birds and animals, and smell the fresh flowers and plants growing. Here are some springy facts to get you in the right mindset!
|Tulips by Keromi Keroyama (CC BY 2.0)|
1. During the 1600's in Holland, Tulip Bulbs were more valuable than gold! This was because they symbolized love, life, and immortality.
|baby_chicks by Kabsik Park (CC BY 2.0)|
2. Chickens have over 200 different noises to communicate with each other!
|In the bamboo forest by, aotaro (CC BY 2.0)|
3. Bamboo is actually considered a tropical grass and can grow over 100 feet tall!
|Persephone by, Alexander Affleck (CC BY 2.0)|
4. The Greek Goddess of spring was Persephone. It was believed that she was the queen of the underworld during Winter, but returned to Earth during spring to preside over rebirth!
|Broom by, 1024greenstreet (CC BY-SA 2.0)|
5. The earliest known use of the term, "Spring Cleaning" was in 1857.
Spring is my favorite season, because it represents love, and life. What is your favorite season?! Do you know any fun facts that have to do with spring?! Comment Below!