Black History Month Activities

Looking for Black History Month activities? No matter what grade your child is in these are great Black History Month activities for kids. Honor famous African Americans throughout history; encourage young kids to think about tolerance and peace with dove-themed activities they'll be excited to share. You might also enjoy Martin Luther King Jr. Day activities.

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Test your middle schooler's knowledge of Barack Obama by challenging him to complete a crossword puzzle about the President after reading a short biography.
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Make a peace dove to commemorate Black History Month and hang it in your home as a quiet reminder of the spirit of the movement.
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Celebrate Black History Month by having your child make her own version of a kente cloth after learning what the different colors on a kente cloth symbolize.
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Help your child to make a beautiful Africa mask to help her reinforce important spatial and compositional skills.
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Honor the spirit of the Civil Rights Movement by interviewing someone in your community who lived it.
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This amistad friendship craft is a great way for your child to explore her own thoughts on friendship.
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Make an initiation shield like the ones from the Kikuyu tribe in Africa for an art project that gets kids to reflect on different cultures!
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Let your imagination take flight as you explore the beautiful continent of Africa! Do this fun writing activity with your child to honor Black History Month.
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Using an empty plastic bottle, your child can create a newfangled version of this African percussion instrument.
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This craft is an excellent way to learn about African-American history, and it also provides fine motor practice.
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Promote your child's appreciation for Jackie Robinson, an important figure in African-American history, by having her create her own baseball card!
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As your fifth grader brainstorms and creates a plan for peace, he will give his creativity and fine motor skills a boost!
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Celebrate the life and work of Dr. King by making a timeline of some major events during his life and the Civil Rights Movement.
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This writing activity will promote dialogue about racial segregation and its impact on African-Americans throughout history with your child.
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Help your fifth grader honor Black History month and the musical genre of jazz by crafting decorative music notes embellished with jazz musical instruments.
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To celebrate black history month, use this matching quiz to help your kid demonstrate his knowledge of famous African-Americans.
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In this simplified activity, your young child can make her own Rasta-style necklace using beads and any type of shell
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Celebrate the spirit of Dr. King's famous "I Have a Dream" speech with this meaningful and educational art project.
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In honor of Black History Month, this activity encourages your child to focus on African American inventors, and do a little inventing of his own.
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In this activity you and your child will learn about the African Americans that changed history in a fun quiz format.

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