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Amy is a stay-at-home mommy to her 1-year-old daughter, Hailey Mae. She is a lover of all things domestic and blogs about her cooking, crafting, and parenting adventures on her personal blog, The Artful Blogger.

Craft for Black History Month

Black History Month is the perfect time to teach children about diversity and equality. Create this Black History Month banner craft together, and use it as an opportunity to help your kids understand the important contributions made to this country by black Americans.

Craft for Black History Month

February is Black History Month, and it's a great learning opportunity for your children. Crafts are always an excellent way to engage kids and get them thinking about what they are learning. This Black History Month banner is the perfect way to help your children learn about our country's prominent black Americans.

What you'll need:

Craft for Black History Month

  • construction paper
  • Black History Month coloring pages
  • crayons
  • markers
  • scissors
  • hole punch
  • glue
  • yarn
  • tape

What you'll do:


Print out and color some Black History Month coloring pages. We found ours on Coloring Book Fun, but you can use any ones you like. Once the pages are colored, trim them down to size and glue one picture onto each piece of construction paper.

Craft for Black History Month


Have your child label the top of each piece of construction paper with a marker.

Craft for Black History Month


Write three important facts about the person below their picture.

Craft for Black History Month


Punch holes in the top two corners of the construction paper, and then feed the yarn through the holes.

Craft for Black History Month


String all of your pages together, and then hang it up and secure it with tape.

Craft for Black History Month

Image credit: Amy Vowles

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