These MLK videos for kids are not an entire lesson plan on African history from start to finish (keep scrolling you’ll find something like that), but they are a great way to introduce our national hero, Martin Luther King, Jr. to your kids.

Looking for something to make you feel like you did something of significance with your kids on MLK Day? A video can solve that, like real quick.

In honor of moms who just need a win today, check out these videos chronicling the late great Martin Luther King, Jr.

Elementary School-Aged Kids
Toddlers & Preschool-aged kids
Elementary aged kids & Tweens
MLK Videos for Kids
Click here for some cool quotes to teach your kids today too.

The videos below are great for tweens and teens and moms and dads.

Older Teens & Moms, Dads

Well, that was easy. I hope these MLK videos for kids have helped mama. Remember, it’s not so much what you do as much as it is that you did it. Your doing the best you can, so just keep swimming!

Wanna a little more? Check out this list of chapter books for black boys or this Marcus Garvey lesson plan.

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Muffy Mendoza is an author, speaker and founder of Pittsburgh Brown Mamas, a support group for nearly 4,000 African-American moms in the Pittsburgh region. To further fill the void Muffy has created a line of educational products focused on helping Black moms be the best moms, too. Her first book, The Brown Mama Mindset: A Blueprint for Black Moms on Life, Love & Home, was featured at the 2018 Essence Festival and is currently sold in various cities across the U.S. Muffy champions the beauty of Black motherhood everywhere she goes, even on the TEDx stage. Find out more about Muffy on

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