If you ask any group of kids whether they’d like to play soccer or tug-of-war, one thing’s for sure: Every child will want their vote to be counted! We can encourage our kids to become voters and help them learn through play. Check out these ideas to get started.
Message: Every vote is equal.
How to play:
Parents of younger children may want to split their votes, so that two kids who vote together can win. But with older kids, it's important for everyone to vote their conscience, says Gagne. "The value is in teaching them that you'll vote the way they'd like if they can convince you it's the better choice," she says.