The new year is in full swing and while you might be looking ahead to Valentine’s Day, there are still some important days to teach your kids about. We’ve collected some great Martin Luther King Jr activities for kindergarten, preschool, and even the younger grades.
You can do these Martin Luther King Jr crafts with your kids to help them learn more about this important historical figure!
Martin Luther King Jr Activities for Kindergarten
I love doing crafty things with the kids and I find it’s easier to base them around important or special days. It’s also a great hands-on way for them to learn. Martin Luther King crafts work well to introduce younger kids to the reason why they have a day off of school each year!
It’s an important topic
Martin Luther King Preschool & Kindergarten Activities
My background as a teacher also leads me to do things like Martin Luther King Day activities and President’s Day activities. I don’t just focus on the usual holidays. I like to make sure my kids learn about things I taught in the classroom
Even the youngest kids can start to learn about important historical figures with easy Martin Luther King Kindergarten activities:
So get creative with your kids and do some learning together this year!
- Dream Card by Parenting Chaos
- MLK Activity: How Would You Change the World? by No Time for Flash Cards
- Diversity Egg Activity by Kids Activities Blog
- MLK Day Paper Doll Craft by Naturally Educational
- Martin Luther King, Jr. Printables for Primary Students by The Kindergarten Connection
- Exploring Skin Color Diversity Using Playdough by Racheous
- The M&M Experiment by Crayon Freckles
- MLK Handwriting Worksheets by 3 Boys and a Dog
- Diversity Cookies by Playground Parkbench
- Handprint Dream Catcher Paper Craft by Kids Creative Chaos
- FREE Color by Number Printable by The Teaching Treehouse
Martin Luther King Preschool & Kindergarten Reading
There are also some great books to read together that pair well with these Martin Luther King Crafts. I’ve included affiliate links for some of my favorites:
Whether you read a book together or make some Martin Luther King crafts, just take advantage of a reason to teach your kids and spend time together getting creative!
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