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Kids Page

Kid’s and Student’s Library

Educating young citizens about how government works is one of the important functions for any Representative. Here you’ll find links to information for students of all ages (and for their parents and teachers) about our government, its history and its proceedings. 

American Government and History

Ben’s Guide to U.S. Government

A handy guide to the U.S. government for kids and students, with Ben Franklin as the tour guide.  A resource for information on United States history, the three branches of government, and important historical documents.   (Grades K-12)


This site provides easy, one-stop access to all online U.S. Federal Government resources--everything from Social Security to NASA and the White House. A great resource for just about any project! (Grades K-8)

Core Documents of U.S. Democracy

The United States Government Printing Office provides direct, online access to the basic documents that define American government, including the Constitution, the Federalist Papers, and the Declaration of Independence.  A great primary source for U.S. history! (Grades 6-12)

Today in History

Updated daily, this Library of Congress site will tell you what important events happened in American history each and every day.  (Grades 6-12)

Congress and the Legislative Process

Kids in the House

Kids in the House is the Office of the Clerk's official Web site for kids, parents, and teachers. Explore the role the Office of the Clerk plays in the U.S. House of Representatives and learn about the legislative process and its effect on you. (Grades K-6)

How a Bill Becomes a Law

Project Vote Smart provides a concise overview of the lawmaking process and provides a glossary of terms used regularly by Congressmen. (Grades 6-12)

How Our Laws Are Made

A complete, detailed description of the legislative process by the House Parliamentarian. Find out everything you need to know about how a bill becomes a law. (Grades 9-12)

Science, Agriculture, and Nature

NASA For Students

Educational games, activities, and research tools for kids and students to learn about our nation's space exploration program. Learn about black holes, the Kennedy Space Center, the Hubble Telescope, and much more. (Grades K-12)

Agriculture and Nutrition

The United States Department of Agriculture provides students and parents with information, activities, and resources related to agriculture and nutrition. Learn about the food pyramid, the 4-H program, soil conservation, dairy labs, and much more. (Grades K-8)

Horticulture Just for Kids

The Texas A&M Horticulture program provides a website just for kids, with an array of educational activities and games for children to learn about gardening, nutrition, composting, and horticulture. (Grades K-5)

Smokey the Bear

Here students can learn interesting facts about forests, learn campfire games, and, most importantly, learn about outdoor fire safety and preventing forest fires. Terrific for any young campers. (Grades K-5)

Other Government Agencies

FBI for Kids

Stories, games, and interactive games on this site help kids learn more about the FBI and its function. Historical information and career guides are available for older students as well. (K-12)

CIA for Kids

Learn about intelligence gathering in the CIA (not just spying) at this interactive website for kids and students. Learn about the history of the agency and test your skills with puzzles and games. (Grades K-12)

Internet Safety

Tips for Parents and Guardians

Tips for Kids and Teens