Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

This Martin Luther King, Jr. day, celebrate a great hero by sharing with your child the values of nonviolence, equality, service and justice. Here are resources, activity ideas, crafts, and printables to get you started.

Martin Luther King Activities

Nobel Peace Prize for Kids

Make a plan for peace! This project will not only tap into your child's creative and critical thinking skills, but it will also boost his fine motor skills.

Write an "I Have a Dream" Speech!

Your child most likely has a dream: a vision for a bright future. How does she picture the world, from the blocks of her neighborhood to the far reaches of the globe?

Make a Martin Luther King, Jr. Timeline

Celebrate the life and work of Dr. King by making an MLK timeline. Your child will practice reading comprehension and learn about an important period in American history.

Kid Reporter

Honor the spirit of the Civil Rights Movement by interviewing someone in your community who lived it.

What is Your Dream?

Just like Martin Luther King Jr., your child has dreams for the future too. Invite her to craft dream cloud magnets to display her hopes for the future!

Dove Decorations

Honor the words of Martin Luther King, Jr. by creating hanging dove images! Invite her to adorn her room, doorways or window sills with these signs of peace.

Martin Luther King Crafts

Martin Luther King Collage

Celebrate the spirit of Dr. King's "I Have a Dream" speech with this meaningful art project, where your child will explore what freedom means to her.

Martin Luther King Stamp

Throughout his inspiring life, Dr. King advocated for the rights of people from all walks of life. Help yourchild celebrate his legacy with this "first class" stamp project.

A Martin Luther King Day Project

MLK Day is a great time to show how one person can change the world and teach kids they can be that person! This activity gets them thinking about change and how they can help.

MLK Day Craft

Dr. King inspired our nation with his dream of Americans breaking bread together at the "table of brotherhood." Make this table mat with your child and celebrate his legacy.

Scratch Art for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

This art project was inspired by Martin Luther King's legacy. But any time of year, it's a great way for your child to thank someone who has made a difference in his life.

Dove of Peace

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.

Martin Luther King Worksheets

Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with MLK Wish Tags

Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr's life and carry on his message of peace with this fun, creative activity that encourages harmony and tolerance.

I Have a Dream Worksheet

Introduce your child to the key components of this monumental lecture.

Color a Mandala for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

This Martin Luther King, Jr. coloring page will help preschoolers celebrate this American hero! Add color to the mandala featuring his image and famous words.

Civil Rights Crossword

Test your knowledge of the Civil Rights Movement with this crossword puzzle. Use the clues to help you fill in the grid.

Most Inspirational People: MLK, Jr. and His Dream

Help your kid get inspired by this amazing activist's achievements. He'll dream up his very own goal, write a sentence about it, and then draw a picture to illustrate it.

Make a Team of Hand-in-Hand Protesters

Your child can cut and decorate her own team of protesters with this hand-in-hand cut-out activity!

Civil Rights Word Find

How many words relating to the Civil Rights Movement can your kid find? This word search is great for boosting both language skills and historical knowledge.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Coloring Page

This coloring page features Martin Luther King Jr., a national icon of civil rights and the fight for equality. On his birthday this year, help your child celebrate with this ...

Teaching the Dream

Meet Martin Luther King: the Man and the Message

Take today to celebrate nonviolence, equality, service and justice with your child--ideas that Martin Luther King, Jr. brought to the forefront of our national conscious.

Make King Day a Day "On"

Here are some ideas to turn King Day into a day of service for your family.

Four Life Lessons from the Civil Rights Movement

Honor the rich heritage of these four African-American leaders by transforming their words and deeds into personal life lessons for both you and your child.

Teaching Leadership this King Day

Martin Luther King, Jr. taught us that leadership is about working together. Here are some ways to teach leadership skills to your child.

Black History Month Quiz
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