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Martin Luther King Jr Coloring Pages (free printable)

Martin Luther King Jr Coloring Pages (free printable)

Are you looking for Martin Luther King Jr coloring pages to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. day or Black History Month? These MLK coloring pages are just what you need!

These coloring sheets are a great resource for Math centers or morning work. Kids of all ages will enjoy the color by number pages.



Black History Month

In 1976, President Gerald Ford recognized February as Black History Month. It is a time for the whole country to focus on the contributions of African Americans to the United States. Read these 365 Black History Facts that Everyone Should Know!


Martin Luther King Jr Day

The third Monday of January is Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Martin Luther King Jr. is an important figure. He was the chief spokesperson for nonviolent activism in the Civil Rights Movement. This date was chosen to honor this great man because his birthday is January 15th.


3 Famous Quotes of Dr. King

Reading and talking about the meaning of quotes from this historical figure is a great way to open up important conversations with our students.

“I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. I have a dream today.”

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.”

“The time is always right to do what is right.”


After the Martin Luther King Jr. coloring pages are complete and colorful what can you do with them?

Cut the colorful squares out and make a banner. Punch a hole in the top two corners. Weave a long piece of string through each Martin Luther King Jr. coloring page. Then hang the string to display your work. You can also put up a long string and use mini clothespins to hang up the MLK Day coloring pages.

Attach the cut out coloring page to a piece of construction paper. Then write a sentence about Martin Luther King Jr.

Make a book of quotes by adding one quote below each of the free coloring pages.



Download the free Martin Luther Color By Number Pages


Print and color these Martin Luther King coloring pages. Look at the chart for each number to see what color to shade each section.