How do you teach Black History to children?

How to Celebrate Black History Month at Home

  1. Check out the local children’s museum.
  2. Study African American culture and recipes.
  3. Study influential African Americans based upon your child’s own interests.
  4. Check out other local kid-friendly events in your town.
  5. Turn your classroom into a museum.
  6. Create a virtual museum.

What is Black History Month book for kids?

The ABC’s of Black History (opens in new window) From A is for anthem to Z is zenith, this alphabet book features special moments, places, and people throughout Black history. Its informative and lyrical text offers an opportunity to teach the ABCs through a historical lens.

What is a good Black History book to read?

15 Books to Read During Black History Month and Beyond

  • The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X by Les Payne and Tamara Payne.
  • Heavy by Kiese Laymon.
  • Punching the Air by Ibi Zoboi and activist Yusef Salaam.
  • Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools by Dr.
  • All About Love: New Visions by bell hooks.

How do I teach my son black history?

Select books that affirm a valued place for all children. Try to find books that will help prepare children for the complex world in which they live. Make sure your selections include contemporary stories. Celebrate Black culture and experiences, in addition to history, through picture books, chapter books, and poetry.

Who are the black history heroes?

5 Black History Heroes Every Student Should Know

  • Martin Luther King Jr.: Before He Changed the World. You know Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Matthew Henson: Arctic Explorer.
  • Barbara Johns: Teen Civil Rights Crusader.
  • Katherine Johnson: Space Hero.
  • Claudette Colvin: True Teen Warrior for Desegregation.

What book should I read for Black History Month?

‘I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings’ by Maya Angelou This story, the first in a seven-volume series, is an essential reading not only for Black History Month, but for life.