Free resources to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Alexandra Wladich  //  Jan 14, 2015

Free resources to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

To help you celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we compiled some of our favorite classroom activities, book lists and more. Through the collection of resources on, students can explore the legacy of one of America's greatest icons, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. From biographies to memorable quotes, these materials detail the struggle for civil rights and include printables and multimedia resources about Dr. King. Additionally, lessons and articles will guide your students while examining the state of his legacy and dream today.

● For a number of titles, check out the Martin Luther King, Jr. book list, our recommended titles covering the civil rights movement and its heroes, and 7 books that teach kids about diversity.

● Celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Day of service with these 18 ways families can give back to their community.

● One mother shares how her family is talking about race and how they’re tackling these tough—but so important—conversations.

● Teaching Kids About Martin Luther King, Jr. Learn how to make Martin Luther King, Jr.'s life and his work meaningful for children today — and forever.