Heracles first labor was to take out the Nemean lion in the Nemea valley .He cahsed it around and squeezed it to death.
His second labor was to kill the nine headed hydra he cut off two heads but one came back and he sealed the other one close with fire there was blood from the hydra which he used on one of his arrows to shoot the hydra and kill it.
For his seventh labor he was sent to steal the girdle from Hippolyta queen of the amazons she respected him so much that she just gave him the girdle and they decided to marry but Hera was jealous so she spread rumors that heracles was kidnapping Hippolyta so the amazons chased him out of the amazons.
For the sixth labor He was sent to clean the augean stables which haven't been cleaned in thirty years and the task would take years the old fashioned way so he manipulated the task by taking two rivers and making them run through the stables
For his ninth labor he was sent to the island of crete to capture the fire breathing cretean bull so he found it flung it and dragged it for many miles until it was tame .
For the eleventh labor he was sent to the garden of hesperides where he will find a golden apple tree that was given to hera from zeus for there marriage he was sent to steal three apples but no mortal can do it so he asked the titan atlas who was cursed to hold up the sky so heracles would hold it while atlas stole three apples so atlas got them but atlas wanted to keep them for himself but heracles tricked him into giving it to him
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