10 Great Activities to Celebrate Labor Day Weekend

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Before school starts again, let your child explore the possibilities for future careers with these activities that slip some learning into the fun.

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Make a Career Book

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Celebrate Labor Day with this fun activity. Show your child how to make a "career book" and explore the many jobs that people have, while practicing writing.

Experiment with Wheels and Axles

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Engineers in training can get started with this simple wheel-and-axle construction activity.

Play Doctor!

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Playing doctor is not only fun, it's also a way to teach kids about the parts of the body and how they are spelled.

Make a "When I Grow Up" Poster

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Make a poster with your child about what she wants to be when she grows up, while helping her practice her writing, researching, and artistic skills.

Make a Soda Bottle Greenhouse

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In this hands-on activity, kids learn what it takes to foster seedlings into full-grown plants, all in a regular old soda bottle!

Make Your Own Abacus

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Countries all around the world have been using the abacus for thousands of years to make math easier. Have your kid make his own abacus to practice arithmetic.

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Make Your Own Cloud

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Clouds are formed when warm and cold air meet. Here's a way for kids to see it all up close!

Measure Your Pulse

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Show your fourth grader how to see her heart in action. Make a simple device out of a drinking straw and clay to help her spot the movement of her pulse!

Make Your Own City

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Try this fun and interactive collage activity with your preschooler to teach her the "building blocks" of math and architecture.

Make Your Own Dog Biscuits

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Homemade dog treats are fun to make and delicious for your household pet. Make homemade dog treats to create personal Christmas gifts for dogs.

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