Free Martin Luther King Jr. Word Search Printable Post Preview: You’ll find a free download with an MLK word search set with two different levels of difficulty. There are also other Martin Luther King Jr. resources.
While any time of year is a good time to learn about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his work with the Civil Rights movement and his powerful words and actions, his birthday in January makes itself a natural time to focus on his life and works. So, why not take the time to do that this year!
I have multiple printables on the site for learning about Martin Luther King, Jr. and they’re all free. So, you might want to grab this brand new free Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Word Search Printable Set. You might also love the free eight-page Martin Luther King Jr. Printable Packet or the free MLK Crossword Puzzle Printable.
Both the easier and the more difficult version of the MLK word find have the option to print a copy with a grid puzzle area or a more open area that just has a border around the puzzle area.
Both versions of the puzzle have blackline graphics, so you can allow students to color in the pictures. If you prefer, however, the puzzle could also be printed on cool winter colored papers instead of plain white paper.
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Free Martin Luther King Jr. Word Search Printables
As I already mentioned, there are two different versions of the word search. They can all be found in the same download. Both versions of the word search include an answer key.
Easy Martin Luther King Jr. Word Find Printable
This version has larger letters and eight words related to Martin Luther King’s life. This version of the word find is perfect for early elementary kids as well as those that might be overwhelmed by a large puzzle with lots of words to search for.
Words can be found up and down and left to right.
Terms found in this version:
MLK Word Find Printable (Harder Version)
This version has smaller letters than the easy version and includes 15 words related to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his life to search for. Words can be found up and down and left to right and diagonally.
Terms found in the harder version:
- Civil Rights
- Nobel Prize
This printable is free for personal, classroom, and small group use. You may not host or share it electronically (online or via email) with others.
Martin Luther King Word Search Printable: Download Here
Download the Martin Luther King Jr. Word Search Printable (Includes Both Versions)
If you are having clarity issues with the printable, your web browser or Adobe Acrobat Reader version may be the issue. I have directions on how to fix that.
Other Free Printables for January You May Love
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