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!
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?
Take this quiz and find out how much you know about the history of Europe. Fly the spaceship into the right answer, making sure to avoid the meteorites!
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!
Think you know a thing or two about languages? Test your knowledge with our European languages Language Quiz.
The online game “Culture Heritage Detectives”, for students aged 10-12 years or 13-15 years, is part of the educational toolkit for teachers. It provides an introduction to Europe's cultural heritage and triggers discussion. The game can be played in pairs or groups, with the teacher as facilitator.
Help to build a new eco-friendly city for the stray animals of the Big City when the farmer is away! Keep them happy by taking care of all their needs whilst protecting the environment.
The EU has 24 official languages. Identify them while avoiding evil spiders to score points. You have to be quick!