Providence Children’s Museum will feature performances of M.L.K.: Amazing Grace by Rochel Coleman and Valerie Tutson and present a special exhibit about the American Civil Rights Movement and King’s work. There’s also a voluntary discrimination activity that splits the museum and guests into “red only” and “green only” sections.
The Details: Monday, January 17th from 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Activities free with $8.50 museum admission. For more information, including a performance schedule, call 273-5437 or visit childrenmuseum.org.
A Picture Book of Martin Luther King, Jr. by David A. Adler,. Illustrated by Robert Casilla
A good beginning book for kids age 4 – 8. The simple text celebrates the life of Martin Luther King, Jr. and explains why he is a hero.
The Story of Martin Luther King Jr. by Johnny Ray Moore. Illustrated by Amy Wummer
Simply written for young children to understand the story of his life. The board book format makes it easy for little hands to turn the pages.
Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman
This story demonstrates some of King’s ideals. It is about a girl named Grace and the idea that you can be anything you want.