Who Are the People In Your Neighborhood?

Teach your children about the different professions that make our world go round through the American Worker Series from our sponsor Kronos. Have you ever asked your children where their food or clothes come from?  My dad has the chance to ask these questions to groups of second-graders each year through his work with local farming agencies, and he says the answer is mostly the same: The store.  He then educates the children about where their food and clothes actually come from and all of the things that have to happen before those items show up on the shelves of the store. Children often don’t realize that there are people behind the scenes making it so we have conveniences such as electricity, food and water.   In fact there are so many people out there that we rely on for the comforts we enjoy, but whose work often goes unrecognized. […]