WOULD YOU LIKE ACCESS TO ALL THE FREEBIES FOR ELEMENTARY TEACHERS? ➔

Black History Month Activities for Elementary Students in 2024

These activities are very popular in February for Black History Month, but they can be used any time of the year. They provide fun and engaging learning experiences to help you celebrate Black History Month with your class. Check out all of the Black History Month activities for elementary students below!

Black History Month activities for elementary students

5 Black History Month Activities for Elementary Students

Below are our favorite Black History Month activities for elementary students.

1. MLK Jr. Activity Packet

This Martin Luther King Jr. Activity Packet is filled with fun and engaging activities students love like a directed drawing writing activity, word search, and crossword puzzle! These activities can be used as center activities, homework, fast finisher tasks, filler activities, or indoor recess activities. Learn more about this print-and-go resource in our Clutter-Free Classroom Teacher Store!

MLK activity packet

2. Black History Month Book Companions

This Black History Month Book Companion Bundle includes 5 of our Starts With a Story resources: The Undefeated, The Story of Ruby Bridges, Henry’s Freedom Box, The 1619 Project: Born on the Water, and Before She was Harriet. Each of them includes printable and digital resources, so they can be used in school or at home. Learn more about this resource in our Clutter-Free Classroom Teacher Store!

Black History Month book companion activities

3. Black History Non-Fiction Reading Unit

This Traffic Light Nonfiction Reading Unit includes 3 leveled reading passages, vocabulary cards, reading and writing activities, and more. It pairs really nicely with our fictional book companions like The Undefeated, The Story of Ruby Bridges, Henry’s Freedom Box, The 1619 Project: Born on the Water, and Before She was Harriet. Learn more about this resource in our Clutter-Free Classroom Teacher Store!

Black History Month non-fiction unit

4. MLK Jr. Parts of Speech Color by Code Activity

This MLK Jr. Color by Code Activity is a fun and engaging task that invites students to practice identifying the parts of speech of thematic words like peacefully, inspire, and brave. It’s a quick print and go activity you can have printed on your desk whenever you have 15-20 minutes to fill. Learn more about this resource in our Clutter-Free Classroom Teacher Store!

Martin Luther King Jr. Color by Code activity

5. MLK Day Would You Rather Activities

Our MLK Day Would You Rather Activities are great for Black History Month when you need a fun way to get students talking during your morning meeting or a way to motivate even your most reluctant writers. Learn more about this resource in our Clutter-Free Classroom Teacher Store!

MLK Would You Rather activities

In closing, we hope you found this list of Black History Month activities for elementary students helpful! If you did, then you may also be interested in these other related posts:

Share it:

Email
Facebook
Pinterest
Twitter

Get Your Classroom Decor FREEBIE!

classroom decor guide
This classroom decor guide includes helpful tips and ideas for decorating your classroom.