12 Creative Black History Month Ideas for the Classroom

Take a look at our favorite bulletin boards, classroom doors, art projects, writing prompts, and more for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and Black History Month.

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Use these ideas to celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the myriad achievements of Black Americans in your classroom during Black History Month and throughout the year.

1. Turn your classroom doors into inspirational murals

2. Get Creative in the Hallways and Add Some Buzzword Displays

3. Ask students: What's your dream?

4. Check out a variation on the original: a "We Have a Dream" hallway display

5. Using the artistic personalities of your students to create some diverse art makes for a great classroom door

6. What if Martin Luther King Jr. had Instagram?

7. Discuss your Dreams with this Craftivities Idea

8. This is a great idea to promote inclusivity and diversity in your classroom

9. Teach kindness

Inspiration via @perfectlypurpleclassroom.

10. A Thought Provoking Question for your Students

11. Choose your Friends by their Character

12. Put together an inspirational "I Have a Dream" bulletin board

Check out our Black History Month Resource Hub for more Creative Ideas, Classroom Activities, Bulletin Board Ideas and Printables

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