4 MLK Day Activities for Kids

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Ideas for Kids

Whether in the classroom or at home, young kids will love learning about Martin Luther King, Jr. and his legacy with these fun activities and projects.

  1. “I have a dream.” Read this famous speech with your kids and encourage them to write down their own dreams for themselves, their family and the world with this great free printable from 30HandmadeDays >>martinlutherkingdayprintable1
  2. Read a civil rights book. Picture books that help capture a thought-provoking topic for young minds are a great way to engage kids on MLK Day. We love this list from WhatWeDoAllDay.com.civil-rights-picture-books-400
  3. MLK Day Hand Project: As young kids learn to work with one another and get a long with different types of people, they too can comprehend how even one person can make a difference in the lives of others. This hand craft from Education.com engages students in a hands-on way. MLK Day Project
  4. Teaching Diversity: A visual way to talk about diversity with young kids is this great egg activity from KidsActivitiesBlogteaching diversity


Also see:

5 Free MLK Day Activities for Kids

MLK Day Service Ideas for Kids