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Jazz Greats - Thelonious Monk

Celebrate Black History Month by studying the contributions of African-American jazz legends! Thelonius Monk was the first name in the modern jazz movement.

Greensboro Sit-In

Help your child learn about the importance of non-violent protest with this social studies worksheet on the famous Greensboro lunch counter sit-ins.

Billie Holiday Coloring Page

One of the most influential singers of the modern era, Billie Holiday is respected and revered by fans and musicians all over the world.

Historical Heroes: Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman not only helped slaves escape to freedom, she helped the Union in the civil war and was a women's rights advocate.

Frederick Douglass Coloring Page

Celebrate Black History Month with a coloring page of Frederick Douglass - a social reformer, writer and eloquent speaker.

Meet Mary McLeod Bethune

Here's an easy introduction to U.S. history for your child! This coloring page features educator and civil rights leader Mary McLeod Bethune.

Black History Month Crossword Puzzle

Review terms and concepts all about Black History Month with a fun and informative crossword puzzle!

Underground Railroad Songs

For kids studying the Underground Railroad, here's a worksheet to help them discover some of the songs that gave hope to enslaved Americans.

Leaders of the Underground Railroad

The Underground Railroad aided thousands of enslaved Americans on the road to freedom. Students will learn about the leaders of this movement.

The Emancipation Proclamation

Your future historian will learn about the Emancipation Proclamation as he hones his reading comprehension skills with this worksheet.

History of Soul

Celebrate Black History Month by learning about soul music and the history of African-Americans in pop music, all in this soulful worksheet!

Jazz Greats: Etta James

Meet Etta James, a legendary African-American singer of soul and jazz. Your little musician can read a mini-bio and answer some trivia.

History of Jazz

Celebrate Black History Month by learning about the birth of jazz music, and the history of African-Americans in pop music.

History of Rock 'n' Roll

Celebrate Black History Month by learning about the birth of rock 'n' roll music and the history of African-Americans in pop music!

Black History Month Word Search

Encourage your child to learn more about the African-American struggle for equality with this word search that's full of important terms and concepts.

Jazz Greats: John Coltrane

Get to know John Coltrane, a jazz legend, with this music history worksheet! Read his mini-biography and answer some trivia.

History of the Harlem Renaissance

Learn more about the Harlem Renaissance, one of the most influential art scenes in American history.

Tuskegee Institute

Learn about the Tuskegee Institute, an important site in American History. It was one of the first universities made to help educate African Americans.

The Color Line

Learn about an unspoken, unfair rule regarding segregation in major league baseball during the early 1900s.

African American Inventors

Your young historian will learn about the some of the most notable African American inventors with this worksheet.

The Underground Railroad

The Underground Railroad helped thousands of enslaved Americans find freedom. In this worksheet, your student will learn about this historic network.

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.

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.

Most Inspirational People: MLK, Jr. and His Dream

Check out a book from your local library on one of the most inspirational people in the world, and get inspired by this amazing activist's achievements.

I Have a Dream Worksheet

Our "I Have a Dream" worksheet introduces your fourth grader to MLK Jr.'s historic speech. Try this "I Have a Dream" worksheet to learn about the visionary.

A Martin Luther King Day Project

This hands-on activity gets first grade kids brainstorming about what needs change in the world, and how they can help.

Martin Luther King, Jr: Historical Heroes

Teach your child about Civil Rights leader Martin Luther King Jr, with an easy to read worksheet and word scramble.

Color Harriet Tubman

A simple coloring page can help teach U.S. history! Introduce your child to Harriet Tubman, an important historical figure from Abolitionist and Civil War era.

Color Anansi the Spider

Color in Anansi, a crafty spider who spreads wisdom and knowledge wherever he goes.

Color Thurgood Marshall!

Yep, you heard right. Color in a picture of the first African-American supreme court judge Thurgood Marshall.

Lorraine Hansberry: Historical Heroes

If your child loves to be in the spotlight, help inspire her with this Historical Heroes worksheet about African-American playwright Lorraine Hansberry.

Historical Heroes: George Washington Carver

George Washington Carver did more than just play around with peanuts all day. He was an educator, a community leader, and a scientist.

Historical Heroes: Jesse Owens

Celebrate Black History Month with this printable about athlete and Olympic gold medal winner Jesse Owens.

Rosa Parks Coloring Page

An icon of the Civil Rights Movement, Rosa Parks is featured on this simple coloring page, a perfect way for your child to engage in learning history.

George Washington Carver Coloring Page

This George Washington Carver coloring page features him with a fistful of peanuts, the plant he's famous for popularizing.

Color Sojourner Truth

Color in this picture of Sojourner Truth, one of the very first abolitionists and women's rights advocates.

Color Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

This Martin Luther King, Jr. coloring page features the most famous and most influential civil rights activist himself!

Color Jackie Robinson

Color in Jackie Robinson, a baseball player that paved the way for many great talents in baseball.

Booker T. Washington Coloring Page

This Booker T. Washington coloring page depicts the famous figure who rose from slavery to become a significant part of the early civil rights movement.

W.E.B. DuBois: Historical Heroes

Due to the efforts of W.E.B. DuBois, Americans began to take civil rights seriously.

Historical Heroes: Maya Angelou

Learn more about author, activist and poet Maya Angelou with this Historical Heroes printable - a great addition to celebrating Black History Month.

Phillis Wheatley Coloring Page

This coloring page features the first African-American woman poet published in the U.S.! Introduce your child to Miss Phillis Wheatley.

Rosa Parks: Historical Heroes

Learn more about this brave woman named Rosa Parks our "Historical Heroes" worksheet about her.

Historical Heroes: Frederick Douglass

Learn about one of the important figures of American history in this worksheet with a word scramble about Frederick Douglass.

Langston Hughes: Historical Heroes

Learn more about Langston Hughes, one of the most influential figures in literature, with this word-scramble sheet.

The Selma to Montgomery March

Learn more about the Civil Rights Movement as you read about the Selma to Montgomery March and color in different locations on the map.

Make a Team of Hand-in-Hand Protesters

Discuss the civil rights movement with your second grader as she cuts and decorates her own team of protesters with this hand-in-hand cut out project.

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.

Montgomery Bus Boycott Coloring Page

Use this coloring page as an opportunity to discuss the courage of Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

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.

Rosa Parks Coloring

This Rosa Parks coloring page will give you an opportunity to discuss a brave woman's historic act of defiance with your first grader.

History of the Blues

The blues is one of the first kinds of 'folk music' to come out of the United States, and its influence can be heard all over.

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.

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.

Write Your Reflections on Rosa Parks

This writing activity will promote dialogue about racial segregation and its impact on African-Americans throughout history with your child.

Black History Month Quiz

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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