Posts Tagged "labor day"

Labor Day Matching Card Kids’ Craft

Your kids can celebrate Labor Day with a creative learning craft! Help your child to learn about different jobs by matching what workers wear with their occupations. This is an easy-to-make card game that kids from preschool age (3 to 5-years) and up can play. Simply adapt the game as your child gets older to keep playing it for the next few years! Materials: Card stock paper Markers Scissors A glue stick Instructions: Pick a few different occupations. Start with three or four for younger kids. Older children can choose from a wider variety. Make sure that each occupation has...

Imaginative and Artsy Labor Day Activities for Kids

Your kids may think of Labor Day as the unofficial end of the summer (or the day that the community pool closes). But, that doesn’t mean you can’t help them to understand the true meaning behind the holiday. Celebrate American workers with a few fun kids’ activities! Dress-Up Have your child pick a few different ‘workers’ for a day of dress-up. Don’t worry about running out to buy a bunch of costumes. Search around your house, and make your own! Turn dad’s blazer into part of a police officer’s uniform, grab a brightly-colored vest to use as part of a...

Labor Day Community Helper Kids’ Craft

Labor Day is more than just a day off from school or the chance to catch some really stellar sales. This U.S. holiday celebrates the contributions that workers have made to their country! How can you help your child to understand the importance of this special day? A community helper life-sized portrait is an artsy way to get kids into the Labor Day spirit. Materials: Butcher or rolled paper Markers Scissors Instructions: Ask your child to pick a community helper or a job that he admires. Trace your child. Have him lie down on the paper. Using the marker, trace...