Teaching Children about Tikkun Olam on Martin Luther King Jr. Day


Do, read, discuss activities split into three age levels:

  • Preschool
  • Elementary
  • Middle school

PJ Library provides ideas for learners to enact positive change in their own communities, to learn through reading books related to Civil Rights and inclusion, and to discuss diversity and Tikkun Olam with their families.

This resource works well for family learning, and provides ideas for classroom learning as well.

Activity ideas, book recommendations, and discussion prompts for preschool through middle-school aged students. The page also provides links to further MLK learning resources, as well as an exciting MLK-related Maccabeats music video.



  • After School and Beyond
  • Congregational Learning
  • Day Schools and Yeshivas
  • Early Childhood
  • Family Engagement