Posts tagged "facts"

11 facts about Labor Day and its origins

<strong>Where was the first Labor Day observed in the U.S.?</strong> <Br><br>  New York City. The first Labor Day holiday was celebrated on Tuesday, September 5, 1882, in the Big Apple. It was a tribute to working men and women and to show their solidarity.
Hooray for Labor Day weekend! For many, the holiday marks the end of summer. The origins of the holiday, however, have less to do with seasonal shifts and much more to do with labor movement and the need for a respite from grueling work schedules and conditions. In talking about the reason for the long... Read more »

Presidential Inauguration facts and easy activities for kids

Presidential Inauguration facts and easy activities for kids
Presidential inaugurations happen only once every four years, and give parents a wonderful chance to talk about our government with our kids. Below are eight questions and answers, one for each year that the people have elected Barack Obama to the presidency. There are activity suggestions following each question. Trivia about the oath of office... Read more »

National Trivia Day: Trivia games for both kids and parents

National Trivia Day: Trivia games for both kids and parents
National Trivia Day is January 4! Did you know that the world record for longest running game of trivia is 17 months? You don’t have to play that long, but my tween is a big fan of trivia. Here are some online resources for fun, kid-friendly trivia. Some of these sites your tween can play... Read more »
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