Learning about the leaders and the events of the Civil Rights movement can be done through crossword puzzles and word searches.
Break the kids into teams and see how many answers they can find.
Ask if they have heard of any of these people or events.
Initiate a discussion about the movement through the terms, events and leaders they have discovered in the puzzles.
Check out these sites to print out puzzles and word searches:
The Seattle Times
A Kids Heart