Last updated on January 12th, 2024 at 12:27 pm
The Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday is this month. Many of you will have the day off from work, and your children will be home from school. If you’re looking for MLK day celebration ideas, why not make it a day of service?
In recent years, more and more people are using this holiday as an opportunity to be of service to others or to attend programs or events honoring Dr. King. What better way to celebrate the life of this American hero–and if you have children, start a family tradition of helping others?
MLK Day Celebration Ideas
To get started, check out this website to find out where to volunteer on Monday. Just enter your zip code on this page to find projects near you. If you don’t see any opportunities listed, check out our recent post for a list of volunteer resources. You can also look at your local calendar of events to find Martin Luther King Day activities.
You might also want to check out these free MLK Day educational resources. We’ve put together a big list of free sites full of ideas that are perfect for teaching your kids about Dr. King and his amazing work anytime. There are materials and activities for all ages on this page.
Whatever you decide, I hope you’ll consider not taking the day off. Instead, use the day to honor Dr. King and pass on to your children the importance of this national holiday and Dr. King’s legacy of service to our fellow citizens.MLK Day Celebration Ideas: Make it a Day of Service | #MLK #MLKDay Click To Tweet