Homeschool Resources for Black History Month
Homeschool Panda is proud to "stand by the #BlackLivesMatter movement by including people of all gender, race, and religion to our platform." (Read more)
But if that's where we stop, then what changes are we making in the next generation? We must do more. we must make an intentional effort. And one way we can do that is by making sure we teach our kids the history of Blacks in America.
Books for Blck History Month
Have you found our Featured Books section yet? These are shelves that are curated around a central theme...and we'll release a new one at least once a month, so you always have new suggestions.
Find a book you want to save as you scroll through the shelves? No problem! Just click on the + sign in the little blue circle. (If you're on our mobile app, click on the book & scroll to the bottom. Choose a shelf & then save your selection.)
Black History Month Resources
- The MLK, Jr National Historic Site (NPS) has created a variety of lesson plans for all ages of students.
- Take a virtual tour of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum (or 18 other Black history museums).
- Learn about the Tuskegee Airmen through a virtual tour from the National Air & Space Museum or through this interview with two of the surviving Airmen.
- Are your kiddos young? This collection from PBS is full of (age-appropriate) ideas & tools to nurture a caring & aware community.
- Last year, HSP created a variety of printables around I Have a Dream. They are perfect for early-to-mid elementary kids.
- Kahoot!, while popular in public schools for some time, became more well-known thanks to COVID-19. There are many pre-built trivia games you could play (like this one, this one, and this one). Or create your own!
(If you haven't checked it out yet, this video is a quick primer.)
If you'd like to dig into Black history even more, this curriculum is FANTASTIC!