Resources for Celebrating Black History Month
February is Black History Month, an annual celebration of achievements, inventions, and more by African Americans, recognizing their central role in U.S. history.
Are you looking to teach your kids about Black History Month? These resources, books, and fun activities can help you educate your family and celebrate all month.
Black History Month from National Geographic Kids - National Geographic shares what Black History Month is and kid-friendly ways to celebrate.
Teaching Your Child About Black History by Nefertiti Austin - Austin shares tips to help you and your kids connect with Black history, including books, discussions, and information on historical Black figures.
Black History Month resources from American Chemical Society - The American Chemical Society has a variety of resources for caregivers, kids, and teachers, including videos on notable Black chemists.
Famous Black Inventors from Biography - Learn about notable Black inventors responsible for some of the world’s greatest technological and social advancements.
100 Real-Life Tales of Black Girl Magic Curriculum/Educator Activity Guide from Rebel Girls - This 10-page guide dives in to assisting educators with activities relating to Black girl magic and reinforces themes of resilience, perseverance, boldness, creativity and innovation.
1000 Black Girl Books Resource Guide from GrassROOTS Community Foundation - GrassROOTS Community Foundation shares hundreds of books featuring a Black girl as the main character, catalogued by reading level.
Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Real-Life Tales of Black Girl Magic from Rebel Girls - Celebrates the incredible stories of inspiring Black women and girls throughout history.
Madam C.J. Walker Builds A Business from Rebel Girls - Follows a Black woman’s journey from being the first born-free child in a family to a business woman to breaking through glass ceilings and becoming the first self-made millionaire in America.
Dr. Wangari Maathai Plants a Forest from Rebel Girls - Follows Dr. Wangari Maathai’s journey as she fights for environmental justice for her home in Kenya.
15 Black History Month Ideas and Activities for Kids from Kid Activities - These recipes, games, crafts, and play ideas will help keep kids occupied all month long while teaching them about Black history.
Black History Month Activities from Education.com - Check out these worksheets and activities that can help you teach kids about Black History Month. Children can create instruments, take quizzes, and make crafts!
8 Great Movies for Black History Month from Common Sense Media - These eight powerful movie recommendations could spark interesting conversations between kids and family members.
The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross from PBS - This series explores the evolution of African American people, exploring cultural institutions, politics, and religious and social perspectives as they forged their own history and culture.
Rebel Girls of Black History: A Sticker-by-Number Book from Rebel Girls - A color-with-stickers activity book highlighting twelve exceptional Black women. Encourages any Rebel Girl to pursue her dreams with no limits!
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