Martin Luther King, Jr. Activities and Crafts for Children

Here are some fun Martin Luther King, Jr. activities for kids you can do on MLK Day!  Free printables, crafts, educational activities, and more for National Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Unity Chain of Hands

Cut out hand shapes from different colored paper and have each child decorate their hand with a unique message or drawing symbolizing unity and friendship.

Community Service Projects

Dr. King’s legacy of service to others is a crucial aspect to emphasize on this day.  Organize community service projects suitable for children.  Swipe up to get a list of ideas!

Martin Luther King Color By Number

These Martin Luther King Color by Number pages are an easy activity. Use them to introduce young kids to Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement.

Make A Collage Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Make a paper collage of the iconic image of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. leading the March on Washington for jobs & freedom, showing hopeful people as far as the eye can see.

Martin Luther King Jr Word Search

With this free printable Martin Luther King Jr. word search, the kids can learn all about the inspirational man who had a dream.

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