Today we have Martin Luther King Jr. coloring pages, perfect for kids of all ages! Coloring pages are a great way to learn about important holidays and outstanding people in American history. Let’s get started with our free printable pack which includes two of the best Martin Luther King Jr. coloring pages with his most famous quotes.

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Let’s celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. with these coloring pictures free printable pdf!

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Martin Luther King Jr. Coloring Pages

This printable set includes two Martin Luther King Jr coloring pages. One features a portrait of MLK with the quote “The time is always right to do what is right.” And the second is MLK’s silhouette with his famous quote “I have a dream.” Click the purple button to download:

Grab your crayons and let’s learn about civil rights with these coloring pages! Martin Luther King Jr. was an American pastor, activist, humanitarian, and leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement. His role in the civil rights movement was based on his Christian beliefs and had a big impact on America.

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Our MLK coloring pages are great for celebration everyday, MLK’s birthday, January 17 celebrated on the it third Monday of January or for Black History Month in February.

MLK Coloring Page Set Includes

Print out and color these Martin Luther King Jr. coloring pages to celebrate one of the greatest civil rights activists that ever lived!

1. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Coloring Pages

Martin Luther King Jr. Coloring Pages printed pdf files of a portrait of MLK as well as the quote "The time is always right to do what is right"
Let’s color one of Martin Luther King Jr.’s most famous qotes!

Our first Martin Luther King coloring page features one of Martin Luther King Jr.’s iconic quotes, “The time is always right to do what is right.” Sit down with your kids and together, come up with a meaning to this quote. For me, it translates as “it’s never too late to stand up to injustice.” This works best for older kids that are learning how to read and write. It’s perfect for MLK day whether you’re doing homeschool or in a classroom. We all need to know about this important historical figure and his role in civil rights and social justice.

2. Martin Luther King Jr. Coloring Page “I have a dream”

Martin Luther King Jr. Coloring Pages pdf files printed with MLK and the quote "I have a dream"
Free “I have a dream” MLK coloring page!

Our second Martin Luther King Jr. coloring page features the shadow of Martin Luther King Jr., along with his most notorious quote that was part of his powerful speech. Since this coloring page includes a simple shadow, you can color it as a single color, and then use bright colors for the quote. This page may be a little easier for younger kids like pre-k, kindergarten kids, first grade kids, and 2nd grade students.

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This Martin Luther King Jr coloring page is sized for standard letter printer paper dimensions – 8.5 x 11 inches.

Things You May Not Know About Martin Luther King Jr.

  • Martin Luther King Jr was the youngest person to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, back in 1964.
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a national holiday in the United States.
  • There are over 730 streets in the country named after Martin Luther King Jr.
  • One of his main influences was Mohandas Gandhi because he taught people to protest in a peaceful manner.
  • He was awarded the Congressional Gold Medal and the Presidential Medal of Freedom.


Developmental Benefits of Coloring Pages

We may think of coloring pages as just fun, but they also have some really cool benefits for both kids and adults:

  • For kids: Fine motor skill development and hand-eye coordination develop with the action of coloring or painting coloring pages. It also helps with learning patterns, color recognition, structure of drawing and so much more!
  • For adults: Relaxation, deep breathing and low-set up creativity are enhanced with coloring pages.

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