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.
The Museum of the Black Family: Download This Free Black History Month Resource for Kids and Adults from Here Wee Read
This free, printable resource features an array of Black and Afro-Latino celebrities, athletes, activists, and more. Kids can color in the printable while learning about Black history!
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.
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.
African American Picture Books Featuring Males from Here Wee Read
This list contains hundreds of books featuring African American boys and men for all reading levels.
Latinx & Afro-Latino Picture Books from Here Wee Read
Here Wee Read shares over one hundred books in Spanish and English that feature Latinx and Afro-Latino characters.
African American Picture Books Featuring Females from Here Wee Read
Browse the over three hundred picture books and chapter books featuring African American girls and women.
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.