Patriotic Paper Plate Ring Toss

Creative Wednesday This paper plate ring toss game is a fun way to keep the kids busy for the afternoon both painting and coloring and then practicing their tossing skills. Use patriotic colors for national holidays like Labor Day. If it is a rainy day it’s safe to play indoors. If you’re looking for an […]

Teach Kids About Child Labor Laws

Labor Day Children’s Books It is Labor Day weekend in the United States. Labor Day is celebrated in the on the first Monday of September. The U.S. established Labor Day as a federal holiday in 1894 following years of social unrest between laborers and employers. During the Industrial Revolution adults and children worked long, hard […]

4 Books that Teach Us About Patriotic Songs

 Labor Day Children’s Books For Labor Day most Americans are attending parades hearing patriotic songs that we all have known since childhood. Here are my favorite children’s books that describe the stories behind some of my favorite songs.  My Country, ‘Tis of Thee: How One Song Reveals the History of Civil Rights by Claire Rudolf Murphy […]

Patriotic Yogurt Parfait

thewordaccordingtoeggface Cooking with Kids It’s not hard to find healthy red, white, and blue treats for the kids to eat this Labor Day Weekend. For this snack we used fresh strawberries and blueberries and plain Greek yogurt. If the kids you care for don’t like plain yogurt simply use vanilla yogurt instead. You Will Need: Fresh […]