The Best Black History Month Activities With FREE Poster

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After studying the life of Martin Luther King Jr in January we wanted to dive deeper into Black History month activities for February.

Black History Month was first celebrated across America in 1976 and is also called National African American History Month.

I have put together over 35 resources that we will be using in our homeschool in the month of February to educate ourselves better.

Over 30 of the best Black History Month Activities to do in your homeschool

Black History Month Activities

All of these black history month activities can be used either in school or in your homeschool. There are over 35 black history month school ideas for you to enjoy with kids of all ages. Including 11 free black history month posters you can download at the bottom of this page.

Black History Month Activities for homeschool

Black History Month Video

Here are interviews and historical footage, documenting the lives of African Americans. I have not included Martin Luther King Jr for kids as I have a dedicated page for that. Most of these are on Youtube and are great to watch, certainly for any visual learners.

Black History Month Worksheet

Black History Month Poster

These worksheets, printables, and online resources are perfect for grades 4-8.

Black Inventors

Booker Washington Poster

Books for Black History Month

We always love to get new books whenever we study a subject in-depth, and these were the best kids Black history books we have found. If you don’t want to buy them I definitely recommend getting them from the library.

Black History Month Posters

These 11 Black History Month posters feature the following inspiring people:

  • Muhammad Ali
  • Oprah Winfrey
  • Serena Williams
  • Harriet Tubman
  • Shirley Chisholm
  • Madam C. J. Walker
  • Bessie Colman
  • Maya Angelou
  • Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Booker T Washington
  • Dr. Mae C Jemison.

Make sure you choose the correct paper size and then click on the shrink to fit button. With all of our printables, they work better when printed on cardstock (this is the one we use and love.)

Please let me know what Black history month activities you have got planned.

Last Updated on 22 June 2022 by homeschoolof1

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