Black History Word Search (free printable)

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Learn more about black history month with our free black history word search printable.

There are 16 important vocabulary words to find relating to black history month.

Word search printables are an excellent homeschool activity for when the kids just need a break. They are educational, but more importantly, they are fun.

Black history month will be here soon and this word search is a great black history month activity. Perfect for kids in upper elementary and middle school. This can also be used when studying American history.

Of course, black history should be talked about and learned about year round, why not print out our free black inventors coloring pages too?


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Black History Month Word Search

The black history words can be found, horizontally, vertically, diagonally, frontwards, or backwards! Just to make it that much harder!

I have also added the answer sheet, some of the words are a little tricky to find!

black history month word search

Tip: I recommend either using a highlighter pen or circling around the letters. Do not cross the letters out if you have found a word, as it may be used in another word!

There are 16 black history-related words to find:

  • African
  • Boycott
  • Civil Rights
  • Discrimination
  • Diversity
  • Equality
  • Freedom
  • Heritage

The kids will also enjoy our free Black History Month word scramble.

I think you might also enjoy our free Juneteenth coloring pages.

These words should be discussed openly with your children and explain what each word means. Explain why they are particularly important for black history month.

black history word search answers

Black History Word Search Printable

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

Last Updated on 8 December 2022 by homeschoolof1

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