Kwanzaa Activities

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Make an African Mask
Make an African Mask
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Make an African Mask
Help your child to make a beautiful Africa mask to help her reinforce important spatial and compositional skills.
5th grade
Social studies
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Celebrate Kwanzaa: Weave a Mkeka
Celebrate Kwanzaa: Weave a Mkeka
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Celebrate Kwanzaa: Weave a Mkeka
Celebrate Kwanzaa with your fourth grader, or introduce them to a new cultural practice, by showing them how to weave a Kwanzaa mat out of an ordinary paper bag!
4th grade
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Light the Kinara!
Light the Kinara!
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Light the Kinara!
Introduce your fifth grader to the Kinara, part of the Kwanzaa tradition, by playing this fast-paced, two player game!
5th grade
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Make a Kid-Friendly Egg Carton Kinara
Make a Kid-Friendly Egg Carton Kinara
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Make a Kid-Friendly Egg Carton Kinara
Even your first grader can get involved in the lighting of the Kwanzaa Kinara with this clever flameless Kinara project!
1st grade
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Holiday "Candles" Craft
Holiday "Candles" Craft
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Holiday "Candles" Craft
Invite your fourth grader to celebrate one of four holidays by creating a kid-friendly homemade Menorah, Advent Wreath, Kinara, or Diya!
4th grade
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Chicken and Sausage Gumbo with Okra
Chicken and Sausage Gumbo with Okra
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Chicken and Sausage Gumbo with Okra
This gumbo recipe is a yummy way to celebrate Black History Month, and get a little practice in measurement.
5th grade
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African Shield
African Shield
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African Shield
Make an initiation shield like the ones from the Kikuyu tribe in Africa for an art project.
4th grade
Social studies
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Kwanzaa Activities

Kwanzaa activities help children light the Kinara and celebrate with their families. Kids who don't observe the holiday can broaden their cultural horizons and relate better to peers. Kwanzaa traditions can be fun and engaging for kids every year with these crafty, Kwanzaa themed activities. To learn more about different cultures, check out Lunar New Year activities.