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This federal holiday is celebrated on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. Teach children about the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with the free printables below.

Coloring pages, word searches, puzzles, activity books, craft projects, timelines and quizzes about King, a human rights icon, are perfect for both classroom and home-based learning.

  • The Teacher's Corner: Printables, journals, word puzzles and coloring pages about MLK for all grade levels.
  • Spoonful has crafts and simple projects that will help children celebrate diversity.
  • Enchanted Learning: Printable worksheets about King's work for civil rights, informative timelines, activity books and word searches.
  • Scholastic has classroom-friendly resources, including videos, news articles, photographs, book lists, and lesson plans

Find more information about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the civil rights movement on the National Archives website.

Learn about the MLK Day of Service here on

Martin Luther King Day quotes from his "I Have a Dream" speech


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