Labor Day isn't just about picnics and that last big hurrah before school starts. Celebrated the first Monday in September in the US, it remembers social and economic contributions of organized labor, unions and workers. May 1 is Worker Memorial Day or World Labor Day.
Ironically and sadly, increasingly more employees have to work on Labor Day. But we can still teach children the day's true purpose. Here are free printable coloring pages of workers in different occupations, jobs, careers. Use for Labor Day lesson plansFree Printable Labor Day Coloring Pages, Trades and Jobs Lesson Plans
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