30 Resources For Black History Month Perfect For Kids Of All Ages!
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- The National Education Association (NEA) also has resources for K-12.
- The Smithsonian has a wide variety of resources for Black History Month.
- This page has links to multiple resources for integrating Math with Black History Month, including lesson plans linked to the movie Hidden Figures.
- Scholastic has lesson plans for grades 1 – 8.
- Education World has lesson ideas for Black History Month.
- KQED offers links to several resources. Resources For Black History Month
- The Center for Civic Education has a page dedicated to resources
- The American Chemical Society has resources on African American science pioneers.
- The National Endowment for the Humanities has a highly detailed and robust site with resources.
- Biography has information about African American scientists.
- Biography also has a similar page for African American inventors.
- For younger students, National Geographic for Kids has short biographies on African American scientists.
- Scholastic also has information for younger students about African American inventors.
- Additionally, Scholastic has an interactive page for younger students about Black History Month.
- Here is an interactive website that is a virtual tour of The National Museum of African American History and Culture.
- History.com offer Black History Month videos. Resources For Black History Month
- Common Sense Media recommends several movies to spark conversations around Black History Month (parental discretion advised).
- Teachervision offers links to resources for elementary students.
- Education.com has activity, crafts, and recipe suggestions for young students.
- Education.com also has elementary level printables for coloring and crosswords.
- This page includes literacy resources for Black History Month.
- The American Library Association recommends books that have won the Coretta Scott King Book award. (These awards are presented each year to notable African American authors and illustrators of children’s books and young adult books that show an appreciation of African American culture.)
- Musical Harlem exposes students in K-4 to jazz music.
- This page has more African American inspired jazz, dance, and poetry for grades K-4.
- The Alabama Learning Exchange has a lesson plan on African American inventors.
- The government site for African American History Month has plenty of resources.
- WEB Guides has digital materials on a variety of related topics.
- Information on Brown Vs. Board of Education can be seen here.
- PBS Kids has an interactive website known as African American World.
- This collection of poems celebrates Black History Month. Resources For Black History Month
- Biography has information on famous African American athletes.