Barack Obama (1961- ) was the 44th President of the United States, taking office in 2009.
President Obama is a Democrat, and is the first African-American President. He started his time in office with efforts to improve relations with other countries and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2009. He was re-elected for a second term in 2012.
President Obama was born in Honolulu, Hawaii in 1961. His mother was from Kansas and his father was from Kenya. He grew up in Hawaii and Indonesia, and went to Columbia University in New York and Harvard Law School before entering politics in 1996.
Fun fact: One of Barack Obama's childhood nicknames was "Barry".
Choose from two types of notebooking page - one with space for drawing or sticking a picture on, one just lined. They are useful for recording what you have learned about the 44th President.
Here is our simple "cartoon-style" poster of Barack Obama, suitable for younger children. It might make a good cover for a project, and has simple outlines in case you want to cut out the picture.
Find out some simple facts about Barack Obama and use them to complete this fun worksheet. Choose from colour or black and white versions.
This writing page is designed for younger children to write about Barack Obama. We have colour and black and white versions available.