With Martin Luther King, Jr. Day just around the corner, many classrooms are looking for resources and activities for students that celebrate the life of Dr. King and all that he achieved. If you are looking for some resources to use with your students, we have a great list to share with you. This collection of Martin Luther King, Jr. activities for kids is sure to have something helpful to you and your students as they learn about Dr. King’s life and accomplishments.
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Activities for Kids
This month, many students are learning about Martin Luther King, Jr.’s life, what he stood for, and how his work impacts us today. This collection of activities for kids are sure to help your kids remember this great man!
Create this beautiful Martin Luther King Jr. Dream Card Craft. // Parenting Chaos
Grab some pencils and complete these themed Handwriting Worksheets. // 3 Boys and a Dog
Print out these Martin Luther King Jr.Writing Prompts. // Sight and Sound Reading
Try this Martin Luther King Jr. Paper Bag lesson. // Pre-K Pages
Make this Handprint Dream Catcher Craft. // Kids Creative Chaos
Complete a Martin Luther King Jr. Word Search. // Jinxy Kids
Make a wonderful Martin Luther King Jr. Art Collage. // My Craftily Ever After
Practice vocabulary and grab these free writing printables for writer’s workshop.
Grab a fun freebie from Learning to Write Words – MLK Worksheets. // Apples and ABCs
Try this engaging Egg Activity with Worksheet. // One Sharp Bunch
Print this Martin Luther King Jr. Equality Coloring Sheet. // Fern Smith’s Classroom Ideas
Try this Martin Luther King Jr. Silhouette Activity. // Cassie Dahl
Print this awesome and free 30 Page Martin Luther King Jr. Reading / Social Studies Unit. // First Grade Wow
Engage your writers in this I Have a Dream Writing Activity. // Just Wild About Teaching
Create a Martin Luther King Jr. Banner. // Playdough to Plato
Try this ‘Content of Our Character’ Activity. // Teacher to the Core
Create a Martin Luther King Jr. Flip Book. // Fun in First
Grab some crayons and print these Martin Luther King Jr. Coloring Sheets. // Sight and Sound Reading
Make this beautiful Peace Handprint Flower. // Artists Helping Children
Grab some paint for this Martin Luther King Jr. Handprint Craft // Mama Jenn
Engage your learners in this ‘How Would You Change the World?’ Activity // No Time For Flashcards
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