Just for Kids

Do You Know What Happened on This Date in History?

Learn how your U.S. Government works, about its history and your civic responsibilities by reading these pages and playing the games on this site.

Learn what it takes to be a spy, read about the history of the CIA and try on spy disguises.

Learn about our missions to space, new technologies and the history of our space program.

Take a tour of the National Children’s Museum.

Learn about the environment and what you can do to protect it.

The Smithsonian’s official site for kids includes games and learning material about the things that kids are interested in.

The Congressional Award is a public partnership created by Congress to promote and recognize achievement, initiative, and service in America’s youth. The Congressional Award provides a unique opportunity for young people to set and achieve personally challenging goals that build character and foster community service, personal development, and citizenship.

A kid friendly introduction to everything you need to know about the House of Representatives.