Martin Luther King Jr. Day

“I say to you today, my friends, so even though we face the difficulties of today and tomorrow, I still have a dream. It is a dream deeply rooted in the American dream.
I have a dream that one day this nation will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed: ‘We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal…”

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In this blog post I have included different activities I have found to celebrate a humanitarian and civil rights leader for the people. He is a historical figure whose legacy and words live on today. We celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. today!

Great activities for children of all ages:

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day by inspiring kids to share their own dreams with this great activity  from Scholastic.com

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This wonderful “With My Two Hands” Printable Sheet was found on Pinterest —> here

Teaching young students about MLK Day is very important, yet it can be difficult to explain to students how things used to be long ago when there was segregation. Read this blog post for some great ideas.:

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Another great activity for school age children from just wild about teaching: click here

Just Wild About Teaching: Remembering Martin Luther King Jr With a Sweet Treat!  Enter to win this pack.:

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I just love this dove using the fingerprints of your peers and / or family to make it colorful.

Found on Happy Kids Busy Mom

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A wonderful visual and activity to teach children about Diversity.

Found on : Carrots Are Orange

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This Quilt is a great activity to do with your family. Click Here

simply speech: We Can Dream Like Dr. Martin Luther King!-Dream Quilt for MLK Jr. Day. Pinned by SOS Inc. Resources.  Follow all our boards at http://pinterest.com/sostherapy  for therapy resources.:

Remember Martin Luther King Jr. …

I love this poem : The Crayon Box That Talked

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Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. today with your family and celebrate a man who was fighting with love in his heart for positive change in America.

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