With this free printable Martin Luther King, Jr. word search puzzle, kids can learn about the man, his message, and his importance to our history and current day life and beliefs as we prepare to commemorate MLK Day.
This MLK themed puzzle features 18 words related to Martin Luther King, Jr. such as equality, peace, civil rights and more. All the words can be found by searching vertically, horizontally or diagonally.
This worksheet is a great addition to a classroom MLK lesson plan or homeschool curriculum to help kids review and understand these words and support discussion about how they play a part in the history of Martin Luther King, Jr., his life, his teachings and what we can learn from them today.
Take some time to discuss with kids what these words mean, why they are related to Martin Luther King, Jr. and why they are important to us.
Grab the free printable Martin Luther King, Jr. Word Search Puzzle here. You can simply print out the puzzle on copy paper, or you can print it out, trim down the size and mount on sheets of construction paper. Print out as many copies as you need!
For additional discussion information, we have a list of kids books below, all about Martin Luther King, Jr. They’re a great starting point for learning and discussion.
Also see our Black History Month Word Search:
I am Martin Luther King, Jr. (Ordinary People Change the World)Martin Luther King Jr. (Little People, BIG DREAMS Book 33)Martin’s Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (A Big Words Book, 1)National Geographic Readers: Martin Luther King, Jr. (Readers Bios)I Have a Dream (Book & CD)The Story of Martin Luther King Jr.: A Biography Book for New Readers (The Story Of: A Biography Series for New Readers)Martin Luther King Jr.: A Peaceful Leader (I Can Read Level 2)A Picture Book of Martin Luther King, Jr. (Picture Book Biography)My Daddy, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Ready-to-Read Level 1 (Robin Hill School)Martin Luther King, Jr. and the March on Washington (Penguin Young Readers, Level 3)Happy Birthday, Martin Luther King Jr. (Scholastic Bookshelf)