Labor Day

Researching national holidays when we celebrate them seems more pertinent than just learning about them all at once. So what is Labor Day? It was celebrated in 1882 in New York by the Central Labor Union and became known as the “workingman’s holiday”. Unions helped give workers rights and protected them from conditions such as long hours and low pay.

Here is a link if you would like to read more about the history of the holiday and also has a variety of activities from which to choose. I think you will enjoy this resource. kidskonnect

This would be a terrific segue about Community Helpers that is taught in the lower elementary grades. Here are some educational pages that can be downloaded:

Community Helpers Alphabetizing worksheet  answer key

Community Helpers Word Jumble worksheet   answer key

Library book list on Community Helpers

Have a great holiday and enjoy spending the day with your family.

Cowboy standing next to his horse

Jesus said, “Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest”   ~Matthew 11:28~

2 thoughts on “Labor Day

  1. We went to the Mason Library while Erika was at PEP last week for our first time and the girls had a blast. We printed up the library book list on Community Helpers and they checked some out- perfect timing!


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