Parent's Corner

Wondering how to learn with your child at home? We’ve got you covered, and we hope that our resources help make things easier during this time. Check out these webinars and tips below.

Frequently Asked Questions

If you are new to iCivics, here are some insider tips to get you started.

We created iCivics games with middle school students in mind. But they have been used with success by people of all ages, from students in 3rd grade all the way through high school and community college.
iCivics usernames are generated randomly. Your child will not be able to change his or her username after signing up. To learn more, click here.
iCivics usernames are generated randomly. Your child will not be able to change his or her username after signing up. To learn more, click here.
Your child can associate their account with an email address, or use our single sign-on options by adding an email to their profile from the MyiCivics page. To learn more, click here.
iCivics games, lesson plans, and online activities are designed and written by veteran teachers and designed with ease and student interest in mind. They teach the material in the context of problems and issues that are relevant to students. To learn more, click here.
Make a copy of the Google Slides presentation to access, edit, and share the file. You do not need to request permission in order to access and share these files. Watch our video tutorial here.
iCivics games are playable on desktop computers, laptops, iPad, and tablets connected to the Apple or Google Play App Stores. At this time, we do not have any games for iPhones. To learn more, click here.
If you’re experiencing tech issues, or if you have a question that isn’t answered in our Help Center, please contact us through our support form. Our team is here to help!
Yes! Adobe Flash will sunset at the end of this year, so many browsers have started blocking Flash-based content. But you can still access our older Flash-based games. To learn how to enable Flash for iCivics, click here.

On-Demand Webinars

Watch a recently recorded presentation on iCivics for parents and community members.

Teaching Your Kids about Democracy

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Blogs

Tips, tricks, and a love letter for you.

Civics Deserves a Google Search Too

iCivics' Senior Curriculum Developer, Taylor Davis, reflects on why we should be using this time to talk civics at home.

Using iCivics in My Homeschool

Tisha Bennett Sanders describes how she uses iCivics games at home with her son. 

6 Ways to Play iCivics Games With Your Family

At-home learning activities that can be done at home to help kids make connections and see their place in civil society.

Free Educational Games for Kids

Explore these free online games for kids to play at home.

A Love Letter to Educators and Parents During School Closures

iCivics' Director of Social Engagement, Amber Coleman-Mortley, shares advice for those undertaking remote teaching and homeschooling.

Accessing iCivics Games: Preloaded on Devices Without Internet Access

A complete list of iCivics games that can be downloaded from the iTunes App Store or Google Play.