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It’s Labor Day at Education.com!

Wednesday, August 28th, 2013

What is Labor Day for, you ask? Labor Day means a long weekend, but it also means thinking about what it means to work hard. Luckily, we’ve got heaps of material to help you celebrate both. Give summer a fond farewell with our favorite Labor Day pieces.

Worksheets

Teach your child the true meaning of Labor Day with these community helper worksheets.

W is for Worker: a worksheet about Labor Day:

W is for Worker

Learn the difference between goods and services:

Goods and Services

Match the worker to the tool they need:

tools of the trade

Kids get to play detective in this fun matching sheet:

who am i

Learn about different kinds of jobs in this easy research project:

different types of jobs

Unscramble the working words in this word scramble:

job scramble

Recipes

Now for the fun part! Put together a custom Labor Day menu with these Labor Day recipes that look great on a picnic table.

Make a splash at your next barbecue by whipping up one of these lemonade recipes:

summer-lemonade

Everything — even salad — tastes better on a stick:

toothpick salad slide
Summer’s just not the same without a heaping scoop of potato salad on a paper plate:

german-potato-salad-slide

Chill out with some easy flavored ice cubes:

lemon-ice-cubes-slide

We’re going to let the photo do the talking here:

banana-boats-350x440

Don’t forget ketchup for dabbing, dipping and dousing all your delicious Labor Day treats!:

ketchup

Editor’s Picks: 4th of July Activities and Worksheets

Thursday, June 20th, 2013

4th of July is coming up fast! If you’re looking for ways to keep little hands and minds busy over summer’s first big holiday, you’ve come to the right place. Here are our editorial team’s all-time favorite 4th of July activities and worksheets:

Worksheets

A cute mini-book project with a handful of options to keep the littlest ones busy:

4th of July Busy Book

Keep siblings and cousins busy at the BBQ with this printable game:

4th of July Tic-Tac-Toe
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