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Kansas Symbols, State Government, and the Capitol

Happy Kansas Day!

Kansas became the 34th state on January 29, 1861.  Today January 29th is known as Kansas Day, and it is a great time to study the Kansas state symbols, state government, and the state Capitol.  

Coloring Pages

Today is Kansas Day a read aloud story written by Kristy Nersthemier and illustrated with images from Read Kansas! lessons and Happy Birthday Kansas! photo contest winners.



Music and Lesson


Kansas State Capitol

Tours and activities


Lesson Plans

Primary Grades

Intermediate Grades

Middle School

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