Lesson Plans

Activity Guides and Worksheets

Explore the art and history of the U.S. Capitol with these student guides.

  • Discover the U.S. Capitol (PDF) – Activities include drawing a column capital, determining the timeline of American history, matching people (statues) to their notable facts, color coding states, studying American inventors, a word find puzzle and more.
  • Design a Statue (PDF) – Each state gets two statues in the U.S. Capitol. Which notable person would you choose?
  • A Capitol Adventure (PDF, K-2) – When using this guide at home, explore some of the rooms instead on this website, navigate the Capitol maze and color the American flag.

Fun Extras

The Tiny Doors in the U.S. Capitol