Constitution Day Classroom Resources

Interesting Resources for Constitution Day! Technology-based lessons to energize your Constitution Day activities! Also, lessons for every grade level to help you meet the requirements of the federal law honoring the U.S. Constitution!


The Center for Civic Education offers a selection free lessons for K-12 students that teach about the Constitution:

One lesson, “Constitution Day Scavenger Hunt with 60-Second Civics” uses one minute audio programs that focus on the Framers of the Constitution. 60-Second Civics is a daily podcast that provides a quick and convenient way for listeners to learn about our nation’s government, the Constitution, and our history. The podcast explores themes related to civics and government, the constitutional issues behind the headlines, and the people and ideas that formed our nation’s history and government.


From The National Constitution Center in Philadelphia


Register your class to discuss a relevant constitutional question with another classroom somewhere else in the United States. The National Constitution Center facilitates these civil dialogues by providing instructional materials, pairing classrooms, connecting them with an expert moderator, and setting up video conferencing sessions.

Exchanges provide a platform for uniting students of different backgrounds and perspectives, increasing students’ constitutional knowledge while cultivating habits for civil dialogue.  

Lots of other resources including the Interactive Constitution: and Seize the Vote Game:


Constitutional Rights Foundation

Mr. Madison Needs Some Help (Upper Elem. – Middle School)

Why was the Constitution necessary? In this FREE unit from CRF’s Adventures in Law and History, students explore the meaning of the Preamble, meet James Madison and help him put together the Bill of Rights, and learn much more in interactive lessons.


Captain Kirk Preamble

Captain Kirk, reads the preamble from the US constitution. Enough said.


Civics 101

Civics 101 is the podcast refresher course on the basics of how the U.S. government works. Each episode explores topics through interviews with experts and teachers. The hosts ask questions and stitch them together into narrative stories.

Listen to this podcast for the story of how the U.S. Constitution came to be: from Learning Law and Democracy Foundation

For more lessons, search insert “Constitution” in the Find Lessons bar.