Mavs Learning Assist

The Dallas Mavericks created Mavs Learning Assist which has a compilation of community programs and online resources, lessons, and much more that you can do from the comfort of your own home. We’ll continue to add helpful resources, so please check back often! Select a category below to get started!


Students can submit artwork that interprets the beliefs of black leaders for a chance to win prizes!

13 Ways to Celebrate Black History Month

Explore exceptional African American achievements with these cross-curricular activities.

National Educators Association Black History Resources

Black History Month Lessons & Resources Integrating African-American culture & history into your curriculum

Celebrating Black Leaders

Explore the Black scientists, politicians, activists, artists, and more who have left their mark on U.S. history, encourage curiosity about the contributions and accomplishments of Black people.

Stanford University MLK Jr. Research & Education Institute

View online exhibit’s of Dr. Kings Papers Project along with a collection of photos documenting Dr.King’s legacy.

Stanford University MLK Jr. Research & Education Institute

Join the  City of Dallas in its 39th annual celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a weeks’ worth of virtual events.

MLK Jr. Teaching Tolerance

Collection of lessons, teachable texts and further reading to bring the work of Dr. King to life in your classroom MLK Day week—and any time of the year.

The Story of Dr. King’s Life

Learn the story of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life with thought provoking questions and activities.

New Books Added!

Check out our new Racial Equity & Social Justice section of books ranging from toddler – teen reading.

Racial & Social Justice Resources

A comprehensive resource guide with videos, books and other conversation starters, including how parents can talk to kids about racism.

10 Tips

10 Tips for Teaching and Talking to Kids About Race.

Sesame Street Racism Town Hall

CNN’s Van Jones and Erica Hill talk about how to combat racism with help from from Elmo and his Dad.

PBS Virtual Event

Talking to Children Authentically About Racism.

National Museum of African American History and Culture

Virtually explore contemporary black life through stories and experiences of African Americans.

Raising Little Allies-To-Be

Use this PDF to spark conversations in your home with your little allies-to-be!


Students can submit artwork that interprets the beliefs of black leaders for a chance to win prizes!

Color The Mavs

The Dallas Mavericks and Jefferson Dental & Orthodontics have given artists of ALL ages another reason to smile with these FREE coloring pages.

Virtual Art Museum Tours

See all the art located in different museums across the world with these virtual tours!

Art & Culture by Google

Looking for some art inspiration? Click here to find art that fits everyone’s style!

Quick, Draw!

Can machine learning help guess what you’re doodling? Click here to find out!


Our annual Mavs Reading Challenge presented by Whataburger encourages the love of reading in kids of all ages!

Want something new?

Explore the Mavs Reading List for recommended books for all ages! Spoiler alert –– we like books about basketball.

It’s where Grammar Lives!

Use as a resource for elementary and middle school students to play game and activities while practicing their grammar.

Scholastic @ Home

Fun at home learning activities for all ages laid out into a weekly plan.

Dallas Public Library @ Home

Libraries may physically be closed, but Dallas Public Library offers many resources for online reading and learning options while at home.

Fort Worth Public Library @ Home

Fort Worth Public Library offers an extensive virtual catalog  for millions of ebooks and audio options.

FREE Audible Books for Kids!

Audible wants to help kids stay engaged in learning while schools are closed, so for a limited time kids can instantly stream an awesome collection of stories for free!

Like Sports & Science?

Science of Basketball has released brand new lessons and worksheets to do at home! Join the Dallas Mavericks in this fun journey to see how sports and science are intertwined.

Math Playground

Give your brain a workout with math games and activities on the Math Playground.


Join NASA for fun at home activities and lessons from space for kids of all ages!


Program you own interactive stories, games and animations with Scratch!

E-Learning for Kids

A variety of online lessons for K-6th grade at your fingertips! Addition, Subtraction, Fractions, and MORE!

Learn to Code

Learn the basics of computer programming with free course and games for kids in every grade level.

Girl Scouts STEM Center of Excellence

Join us as we experience a brand-new kind of camp – it’s not just swimming, sun, and s’mores – but STEM! Tune in to transport students to the STEM Center of Excellence where STEM will come to life in new and unexpected ways.


Entrepreneurial Expedition is a free course for middle and high school students in North Texas designed to teach them to think entrepreneurially about business and life.

Financial Literacy

It can be challenging to talk with kids about the importance of money management. The Mavs and Chime are here to help.

8 Easy Steps!

Join the Dallas Mavericks and learn what it takes to be Mavs Fit! Participate in our Healthy Choice Challenge and share your journey online with us by using #MAVSFIT


Thanks to Scottish Rite for Children, you can learn exercises, drills and lessons from your own home!

Family Fitness @ Home

Join the Dallas Parks and Recreation for Fun Family Fitness classes at home.

Virtual PE

Join the Texas Legends as they take you through a virtual physical education class to help you stay active while you are at home.


Live a healthier, happier, more well-rested life in just a few minutes a day with the Headspace app.

American Heart Association

Dive in to fun and exciting tools and resources that you can use to help Kick Cabin Fever to the Curb! The 10-Day Challenge helps parents keep kids occupied, entertained, and healthy during school closures.

ABOUT MAVS CARE: The Dallas Mavericks strive to be champions on the court and in the community. We are dedicated to building a stronger community through educational programs, health and wellness initiatives, environmental efforts, support for military veterans, and grants to nonprofit organizations. Through our community programs and the Mavs Foundation, we are changing lives in North Texas and have impacted thousands of children, families and communities. Learn more at @MavsCare

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