MLK Day Worksheets

Dr Martin Luther King is best known for his "I Have A Dream" speech and his struggle for peace and equal rights through non-violent protest. You can use these MLK Day worksheets in your home or classroom to help children think about tolerance, as well as how they might make a difference in the world.

Design an Award for Martin Luther King

Design an Award for Martin Luther King

Dr Martin Luther King Jr was given many awards in his lifetime and after his death, including the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964. Using this printable, the kids can design their own award for him.

Dr King Acrostic Printables

Dr King Acrostic Printables

Make acrostic poem writing fun with these acrostic poem printables for "Dr King". There are several different versions available.

Dream Acrostic Printables

Dream Acrostic Printables

Use these simple "dream" acrostic poem printables for MLK Day or any other appropriate time. Two versions available.

Freedom Acrostic Printables

Freedom Acrostic Printables

These acrostic poem printables featuring a dove and the word "freedom" are perfect for MLK Day or a study of Dr Martin Luther King Jr. There are four versions available, to suit different ages.

Freedom Children Acrostic Printables

Freedom Children Acrostic Printables

Freedom for children of all races and all colours was Dr Martin Luther King's message, and this acrostic poem printable with its lovely illustrations sums that up perfectly..

I Have A Dream Just Like MLK

I Have A Dream Just Like MLK

Martin Luther King Jr had a dream. "I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the colour of their skin, but by the content of their character.‚Äč" His words echoed around the world.

I Have a Dream Writing Prompt

I Have a Dream Writing Prompt

Use Dr Martin Luther King's famous and inspirational words to prompt your children with these inspiring printable worksheets. We have two versions, one for older and one for younger children.

Martin Luther King Comprehension

Martin Luther King Comprehension

Our Martin Luther King comprehension worksheets ask children to read our short biography of the life of Dr Martin Luther King Jr, and then answer the questions.

Martin Luther King factsheet

Martin Luther King Factsheet

Here is our short biography of Dr Martin Luther King Jr, in printable form. Older children can read it themselves and keep it in a project file.

Martin Luther King Newspaper Writing Prompt

Martin Luther King Newspaper Writing Prompt

This newspaper writing prompt can be used in many ways. Perhaps the kids would like to "report" on the "I have a dream" speech, or on Dr King's role in the Montgomery Bus Boycott.

Martin Luther King Story Paper

Martin Luther King Story Paper

Use this fun story paper featuring Dr Martin Luther King Jr for writing a short biography, copying out a quote or part of a speech, or for taking notes. You could even set the kids the task of coming up with a story about him.

Martin Luther King Worksheet

Martin Luther King Worksheet

Here's a simple primary / elementary worksheet asking children to fill in some facts about Dr Martin Luther King Jr, his life and his achievements, and to think about whether they would like to meet him and what they would talk about if they did.

MLK Cloze

MLK Cloze

Fill in the missing words (choosing from the list at the top) for this MLK cloze activity.

MLK Copywork

MLK Copywork

Here's a fun copywork printable using part of Dr Martin Luther King's "I have a dream" speech.

Peace Handwriting Worksheet

Peace Handwriting Worksheet

Our peace handwriting worksheet is perfect for International Peace Day, Martin Luther King Day, Christmas, New Year or to follow up on a school assembly. Children need to trace the guided letters and finish by trying to write the word independently. 

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