Black History Month with Healthy Kids

Learn more about Black History Month with your kids and honour all the ways that Black Canadians have contributed to our diverse history and rich culture. Below, we have provided links to educational information and activities to help you learn more about Black History.

Black History Month colouring pages

Educational Resources

Discover more about one of Canada’s early business women. Learn all about Mary Ann Shadd, teacher, school founder and the first Black woman in North America to edit and publish her own newspaper! Explore other important historical Black Canadians through the Rella Black History Foundation and the #ShareTheirStory campaign on YouTube.

Brantford is home to our own Black sports legends like Track star Debbie Miller Brown, Football player, coach and mentor, Ray Johnson, and Brantford’s own Baseball star, Jimmy Wilks.

Explore more about Black History Month with free kids games, videos, and activities, from CBC Kids.

What to read

The Brantford Public Library has created a suggested reading list for kids and teens through their online catalogue in honour of Black History Month.