The EU tries to make life better for all of us in all sorts of ways, like protecting the countryside, making sure the food we eat is safe, making phone calls and texts cheaper, fighting crime and lots, lots more.
The EU also works to improve life for children and young people. You need to know your rights, what you can expect from the world around you and what you don't have to put up with!
There's so much to find out - and here's the best place to start! Have fun!
This EU website on children's rights is for children and teenagers like YOU! Play games, watch cartoons and videos and learn about your rights. You can also find out who to contact in your country if you feel you are not being treated fairly. Oli, Ana and their friends will guide you on your way!Visit us
What do you know about the European Union?
Did you know that there are over 500 million people living in the European Union?
Do you know that people in the European Union speak 24 different official languages?
And that the European Union was created over 50 years ago and has grown from 6 to 28 countries?
And have you heard about the European flag with its twelve golden stars on a blue background?
Test your knowledge of the EU and its 28 member countries as you take on the role of an alien visiting planet Earth. Play alone, or challenge friends or other players – this game is a real brain-teaser!
Navigate your plane through obstacles and collect points by answering questions about the EU and your rights.
Did you know that you have the right to be safe, to be looked after properly, to get healthy food, to see a doctor if you are sick, to learn, play and rest? Play a game of pool and discover all of your rights!
Think you know a thing or two about languages? Test your knowledge with our European languages Language Quiz.
Pixel, Urso, Kangi, Blu, Nina, Max and Bob want to guide you through your rights, but they have been captured on a desert island. Rescue them by showing that you know your rights and navigate your way to freedom.
19 EU countries share the same currency – the euro. Each country has its own design. Can you match the coin with the country?
Having a single emergency telephone number – 112 – across the EU means everyone can contact the emergency services quickly, whether at home or abroad. Do you know how to use it? Take the quiz and find out!
The euro is used in 19 EU countries. Can you recognise each of the euro coins? Swim through the ocean and collect a fixed amount of money. But watch out for the jellyfish!
There are lots of famous buildings and monuments in all of the EU's 28 member countries. Choose one of them and slide the pieces around to make it into a whole picture again.
Choose your favourite colours for Ana and Oli, Pixel, Urso, Kangi, Blu, Nina, Max and Bob who are here to guide you through your rights.
Complete the jigsaw puzzle to reveal Ana and Oli, Pixel, Urso, Kangi, Blu, Nina, Max and Bob who are here to guide you through your rights.