01/18/2013 09:20 am ET

How To Teach Your Kids The Meaning Of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

On Monday, the country will be celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. A civil rights leader who led peaceful protests to fight for equality, he may be best remembered for his famous “I Have a Dream” speech issued on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. This holiday is an incredible opportunity to teach your children not only about the courageous Dr. King, but more importantly, to help them understand the message he brought. We’ve scoured the web to find resources you can use to develop your own child’s sense of kindness, peace, and love.

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