Martin Luther King Day

Celebrate MLK day

With Martin Luther King day coming up next week, I was trying to think of a way that families could celebrate it together. MLK was made a important change in our country. The day we celebrate him is his actual birth date. He was the leader of the African- American Civil Rights Movement.  His important lesson he taught and preached  about was that we all can have a dream. We can all make a difference in this world for the better.

Your kids will of course learn about Martin Luther King day at school since it is a National holiday. I thought that it would be great to be able to continue that education at home as well. I made this little printable that you could all do as a family. Or if you have older kids they can do one on their own after having a short little talk or lesson on MLK day and the reason why we celebrate it.

In the lesson I think that it is very important to tell your kids that we all have dreams, and those dreams can come true.

The printable is titled “I Have a Dream”. In the small box below your children or as a family you can draw a picture of what your dream for life is. Then the printable asks a few questions that are simple for get your kids thinking about what they dream to be or do with their life.

I hope that you can enjoy this fun little activity with your family. Maybe it will become a tradition to do every year on MLK day. You can look back on each year to see if you dreams have changed.

I have a dream printable

(To print this just right click the image above and save it to your computer. Then you can print it as many times as you would like.)

Please use it only for personal use….

Creative K Kids

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  • Stephanie

    What a neat idea for kids to learn more about MLK and his legacy!!

    Thanks for sharing at #HomeMattersParty!

  • Arianne Plehandzic

    I definitely will be printing these out! Something cute to do on the kids day off from school!! Thanks! <3

    • Charlene Bullinger Asay

      Awesome. I hope that you and your family enjoy doing this little activity!