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Martin Luther King, Jr.

Celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. with virtual DIY projects at our Maker Playground. Explore the MLK monument in D.C. and then create a monument of your own — or code an animated story inspired by his “I Have a Dream” speech.

monument construction

all ages

Build a model of your monument using cardboard or other materials.



"i have a dream..."

3rd grade+

Code a story or animation on Scratch to illustrate your own dream for a better world.



Grab a friend or family member, or come play on your own!
Maker Playground projects are geared for elementary through middle school kids and rotate each month,
e sure to visit us again to see what’s new.

Explore the archives!

Check out Maker Playground projects from previous months and discover even more DIY activities.


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