Black History Month Resources For The Classroom

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Whether you need meaningful Black History Month activities for high school students or, Black history month lessons elementary ages, or Black history for 5 year olds in preschool or kindergarten, we’ve got you covered for studying Black history with these inspiring student lesson plans and Black history ideas.

Black History Month Resources For The Classroom african american teen girl lying on her stomach on the grass smiling and reading Black history bookWhat activities can you do for Black History Month?

  • Play Black history games activities
  • Get Black history month printable activities
  • Read children’s books about civil rights leaders
  • Complete Black history lesson plans
  • Review civil rights freedom movement posters and then recreate them as part of Black history art lessons
  • Research Black scientists and find Black history month science lessons
  • Study integral states in the civil rights movement as part of Black History Month geography lessons
  • Highlight Black History Month people throughout the year (February and beyond!) and write about them as part of Black History Month english lessons
  • Study famous African American musicians and do Black history music lessons
  • Do a helping hands project for Black history lessons for preschoolers, toddlers, or kindergarten
  • Choose Black history month daily lessons every day
  • Download Black history printables and coloring sheets / Black history month printable activities

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Black History Lessons For Kindergarten Through High School

Black History Month Lessons for Kids

young african american girl looking down at her hands and working on a yarn craft project for Black history month activities

Ideas and Black history lessons for elementary students, preschool, Black history lessons high school age & more!


Children’s Podcasts For Black History Month

kids podcasts for Black History Month with young Black girl with headphones doing history lessons

Add kids’ podcasts to your learning for honoring and celebrating Black culture and Black lives throughout history!


Martin Luther King Jr Activities for Kids

Martin Luther King Jr statue from MLK monument against blue sky

Lesson plans for MLK Day and classroom learning resources include Martin Luther King Jr day preschool lesson plans and up.


About Martin Luther King Sunday Supper

MLK Sunday Supper with a diverse group of people around a dinner table

About MLK Sunday Supper for Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Dr. King America’s Sunday Supper great for Black History Month.


Rosa Parks Lessons Plans

Rosa Parks on the bus lesson plans: black and white image of Rosa Parks face with Dr Martin Luther King Jr in background

Honor an important woman in history on Rosa Parks Day, Women in History Month and Black History Month lessons and activities that inspire learning for students.


Harriet Tubman Lessons

Harriet Tubman Movie Lesson Plans Activities and Projects

Harriet Tubman for kids activities and perfect for Black History Month, women in history, Harriet Tubman Day or throughout the year for history learning!


Black Women In History

Black Women In History black and white photo of singer Florence Mills

Fearless African American women in history may be women your kids never heard of, but are bold women who deserve a place in children’s lesson plans!


Helping Hands Craft

Helping hands craft with young girl holding up paper kindness craft

This simple helping hands craft is perfect for easy preschool projects for Black history or simple arts and crafts for Black history group projects.


Juneteenth for Kids Activities

Juneteenth for Kids Activities with red white blue Juneteenth flag in the background

Juneteenth lesson plans, including what is Juneteenth in Black history, and Free Printable Flag for Freedom Day.


Hate You Give Lessons

59 The Hate U Give Lesson Plans and Activities (Book and Movie): African American girl speaking to a crowd with police lights in background

Lesson plans for The Hate U Give book — great Black history month lessons for high school!


Learning About Kwaanza

7 Principles of Kwanzaa for Kids - kwanzaa candles on blue background

Juneteenth lesson plans, including what is Juneteenth in Black history, and Free Printable Flag for Freedom Day.



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Black History Month Resources For The Classroom