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Martin Luther King Jr, Civil Rights Activist, Collaborative Lego Mural Lesson

Grade Levels
1st - 12th, Homeschool
Formats Included
  • PDF
13 pages
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This collaborative lego mural of Martin Luther King Jr is designed to teach students to work collaboratively, create art with new media, and use the grid of a 32 brick by 32 brick plate to match a design printed out showing a 32 x 32 brick design (1:1 ratio-no scaling needed).

The lesson is a 13 page PDF including directions, photo examples, and the design guide for you to print (eight color pages). Materials Needed: red, blue, black, white, and yellow basic legos of all sizes, Six 10”x10” lego base plates, printed color MLKjr lego sheets.

The final mural is 20" wide by 30" tall. It can be mounted with adhesive velcro to illustration board and displayed on an easel or mounted to a bulletin board using T-pins.

Hint: While students are working on their mural they could be listening to stories of MLKjr and his speeches.

See also these Lego Mural resources:

Harriet Tubman

Frederick Douglass

Rosa Parks

Jackie Robinson

Barack Obama

Oprah Winfrey

Katherine Johnson

Amanda Gorman

or search here for any more recently added

Total Pages
13 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
3 hours
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