Martin Luther King Jr Word Search (free printable)

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With this free printable Martin Luther King Jr. word search, the kids can learn all about the inspirational man who had a dream.

There are 16 important vocabulary words to find relating to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day will be here soon, if you are unsure it is always held on the third Monday in January, and for next year it will be January 16th, 2023.

This word search can be used year round, or can also be incorporated into your Martin Luther King activities for kids either at home or in school. Or you can enjoy it with your black history month activities.

This is a perfect activity for kids in upper elementary and middle school. This can also be used when studying American history.

Martin Luther King Jr word search

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Martin Luther King Word Search

The Martin Luther King Jr. related 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!

mlk 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:

  • Activist
  • African
  • American
  • Change
  • Civil Rights
  • Courage
  • Dream
  • Freedom
  • January
  • Leader
  • Liberty
  • Luther King Jr
  • Minister
  • Nobel Prize
  • Peaceful
  • Speech

The kids will also love 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 and explain why they are related to Martin Luther King Jr.

I think you will also enjoy our free black history word search.

We love to use books in our homeschool and this Story of Martin Luther King Jr is a great one to help the kids understand.

martin luther king word search

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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