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Martin Luther King Jr ‘DREAM’ Activity

Every January children in classrooms around the country learn about Martin Luther King Jr and the dreams that he had for America.  This is a great opportunity for children of all ages to engage in a discussion about the ‘Dream’ of Martin Luther King Jr. A printable page of clouds with the pre-printed letters for DREAM where children can write in their own inspirational quotes of what is important to them.
MATERIALS:
  • White printer paper – plain or cardstock
  • Blue construction paper for the background
  • Markers or Crayons
  • Glue stick
  • Scissors
  • Printable Dream activity clouds (1 set prints per page)
INSTRUCTIONS:
  • Select and print out the Dream  activity clouds on either white or light blue printer paper.
  • Cut the five clouds apart where indicated.
  • Using the first letter from the word DREAM, children can create words or phrases that relate to their ‘Dream’ for themselves, their country or the world.
  • With markers or crayons, decorate the first letter of each word.
  • Use a glue stick to attach the clouds to the blue construction paper.
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About Theresa Johnston

Activities For Kids has been an on-going passion of mine since 1998. I'm a long-time Orlando resident and huge Disney Fan! Prior guide for About.com and current editor for AboutOrlando.com. I hope you enjoy the crafts, recipes and ideas that you find here.