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Election 2012

posted Oct 24, 2012, 1:01 PM by Catherine Fuerte   [ updated Oct 24, 2012, 2:18 PM ]

November 6 is election day. Our children may be too young to vote but they are definitely curious about the upcoming presidential elections, thanks to all the campaign ads they see and hear. Here are some online resources for you to explore to learn more about the election process.

PBS The Democracy Project

Brainpop has lots of kid-friendly election resources.

Elections for Kids

KidVote Mock Election

National Student Mock Election

Eight Steps to the White House

Take a presidential quiz and see which candidate you side with

Rock the Vote (MTV) - History of Voting

Pinterest - Presidential Election Resources

Student Games and Activities

Create election stickers... Be president for a day...

How would you run the country? Play this game and find out about some of the important decisions you have to make.

Explore the seven "hats" worn by the US President
Win the White House game on Brainpop

Be a budget hero and control where our tax dollars go...

Make your own campaign ad

Play a simulation game where you control all the money of the United States