Take Some Time to Discuss the Presidential Campaigns with the Young People in Your Life
In these final days of the presidential campaigns, take some time to READ and DISCUSS such topics as the president's responsibilities, the process of voting and voting rights, and how to make sense of the nonstop campaign rhetoric.
Get all the information, discussion questions, and activities for use at home or at school you'll need in our Race to the Ballot: The Our White House Presidential Campaign and Election Kit for Kids!
- Read all about presidential job requirements, responsibilities, and the makings of an excellent president in "Help Wanted: President of the United States."
- Discover how the Republicans' and Democrats' mascots came to be in "The Donkey and the Elephant."
- Learn all about how the process of voting has changed throughout American history in "From Peas to Paper to IPads: The Evolution of the Ballot in America."
And have fun with our activity ideas, such as inviting kids to write their own stump speeches, make their own campaign tokens, analyze the rhetoric of a particular campaign ad, and play a presidential trivia game! Click here for these activities and MORE!
And be sure to check out our American history anthology Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out, a perfect partner in engaging our kids in this historic election cycle with essays, poetry, paintings, photographs, and more! Our White House is available in both hardcover and paperback from Candlewick Press.
Ask for Our White House at a library of bookstore near you!