Classroom Resources

NHKG Suzy has some short videos explaining the program, speech-writing, and voting here!

Watch Boot Camp 2020 here!

Download and View PDF and PowerPoint Versions of Lessons for Nominating and Voting-Only Classes! Google Forms Versions Coming Soon!

The Lesson Plans and Resources for Nominating and Voting Classes includes PDF and Powerpoint versions of 15 lessons meant for classes who will be both nominating a student and voting for the 2020-21 statewide election. You can copy or download any of these files to use in your classroom. Google Forms versions of these lessons for students to input their work will be made available to teachers soon. CLICK HERE to download.

The Lesson Plans and Resources for Voting-Only Classes includes a selection of 7 lessons intended for classes that will be voting in the statewide election, but not nominating their own candidate. You can copy or download any of these files to use in your classroom. Google Forms versions of these lessons for students to input their work will be made available to teachers soon. CLICK HERE to download.

Download the Toolkits for the 2020-21 Statewide Election!

The Toolkit for Classes Nominating a Candidate and Votingis for classes/schools that will be nominating a student for consideration in the 2020 Statewide Election (one nominee per school). The Toolkit includes lessons about New Hampshire’s three branches of government, the role of the governor, the history and process of voting, leadership, identifying and researching important community issues, developing campaign platforms and speeches, filming your nominee’s campaign video, and analyzing campaign videos. CLICK HERE to download.

The Toolkit for Voting-Only Classes* is for classes/schools that will only be voting in the Statewide Election (not nominating a student). This Toolkit is a condensed version of the Toolkit for Classes Nominating a Candidate and Voting and includes lessons about New Hampshire’s three branches of government, the role of the governor, the history and process of voting, leadership, and analyzing campaign videos. CLICK HERE to download.

*The Toolkit and other resources are provided as Adobe PDF documents. You can download Adobe’s free PDF Reader by clicking here. 


Resources for the 2019 Statewide Election 

Analyzing Campaign Videos and Speeches Worksheet – Students will use this worksheet to evaluate the candidates’ platforms and inform their vote during the election.

Media Kits – This document includes useful and simple information that will help teachers promote your schools, the NHKG program, and your schools’ participation in the Statewide Election. Classes with a Statewide Election Candidate can download their Media Kit HERE. Voting classes can download their Media Kit HERE.


Nominating & Voting Classes: Download the Entry Forms for your school’s nominee!

Parent-Guardian Permission Packet* – Send this letter home to parents/guardians to let them know that their child will be participating in the NHKG program this fall. CLICK HERE to download.

The Rules & Regulations, Entry Form and Photography & Media Release* – These are the official Entry Forms that must be submitted with your school’s nominee for the New Hampshire’s Kid Governor Statewide Election! CLICK HERE to download.

*The Toolkit and other resources are provided as Adobe PDF documents. You can download Adobe’s free PDF Reader by clicking here.


The Kid Governor Library

The Kid Governor® Library features books about civics, government, and voting that will enable you to connect Kid Governor lessons with your English Language Arts curriculum. The Library also includes books that the current Kid Governors and staff from across the country enjoy! Check it out today!


Learn More

To learn more about the New Hampshire’s Kid Governor program, watch the Introducing New Hampshire’s Kid Governor video on our YouTube page.