Would you not mind playing a kids game to be reminded what exactly the president does for a living?
PBS Kids' online Democracy Project has games, fun facts, interactive exploration of the role of of government and more - and your humble webmaster has tested some of the more fun features. The educational content is intended for third to seven-graders, but in my opinion activities like Meet the Candidates and My Government is a fun and easy way of introducing pre-schoolers to names and terms that are swirling around their heads these days anyway.
|Select an issue and candidate (or put 'em both on there) to create a sticker that expresses your ideas of what's important.|
|Clicking through an interactive map you can find facts and talk about how government plays a role in the everyday lives of kids.|