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Government Information: For Kids

Finding and using US & State government information

Ben's Guide

Visit GPO's site for kids, ages 4 through teen!

"Ben's Guide to the U.S. Government, a service of the Government Publishing Office (GPO), is designed to inform students, parents, and educators about the Federal Government, which issues the publications and information products disseminated by the GPO’s Federal Depository Library Program. It is our hope that Ben’s Guide to the U.S. Government fulfills that role." 

-Ben's Guide.

Facts for Students

Visit the Census Bureau's State Facts for Students, ages 7 to 14!

 "Help students learn about their state as they collect, organize, analyze, map, and graph a variety of information in “State Facts for Students.” They have the opportunity to examine data about kids their age, as well as a variety of other facts selected to appeal to young students."

 - Census Bureau 


"I'm Just a Bill". Schoolhouse Rock: America Rock. Directed by: Jack Sheldon written by: Dave Frischberg, performance by: Jack Sheldon, Disney-ABC Domestic Television, March 27, 1976.