Free Printable Martin Luther King Jr Word Search

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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.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day will be here soon, if you are unsure it is always held on the third Monday in January.

This word search puzzle can be used year-round, or can also be incorporated into your Martin Luther King activities for kids either at home or in school.

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 printable

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Martin Luther King Day Word Search

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

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!

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:

Civil Rights
Luther King Jr
Nobel Prize

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.

martin luther king word search

Additional Black History Month activities

Incorporate this into your Black History Month activities alongside other valuable resources:

black history month bundle


Tips for downloading the free files

Below you will see a large sign-up box where you need to add your name and email address, and press I NEED THIS NOW!

Within minutes you will be sent the free PDF directly to your email address, so you can print it out and start using it immediately.

Sometimes emails get a little wonky, so if you can’t see it, please check your spam folder where I am sure it is hiding.

Download the Martin Luther King Word Search free 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 11 January 2024 by Clare

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