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Martin Luther King, Jr. Activities for Kids


With Martin Luther King, Jr. Day just around the corner, you may be looking for activities for your students that celebrate the life of Dr. King and all that he achieved. If you are needing some resources to use in the classroom, 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 and fun to engage your students as they learn about Dr. King’s life and accomplishments!

*Pair with our Community Helpers Writing Center Activities!

Celebrate the life and works of Martin Luther King, Jr. in the classroom with this collection of Martin Luther King, Jr. activities for kids!

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 still impacts us today. This collection of activities for kids is sure to help your kids remember and honor 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

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

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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