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Celebrating Kwanzaa
Celebrating Kwanzaa
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Celebrating Kwanzaa
In this thoughtful culture and writing activity, children will read about each of the tenets of Kwanzaa, then reflect on what these mean to them.
5th grade
Social studies
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Write a Habari Gani Kwanzaa Card
Write a Habari Gani Kwanzaa Card
Worksheet
Write a Habari Gani Kwanzaa Card
Children will learn a Kwanzaa greeting, Habari Gani?, plus the seven principles of Kwanzaa that make up the traditional response to this question.
2nd grade
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Kwanzaa Word Search
Kwanzaa Word Search
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Kwanzaa Word Search
This word search not only introduces kids to new vocabulary, but helps broaden their cultural horizons as they learn new holiday traditions.
2nd grade
Worksheet
Write a Habari Gani Kwanzaa Card
Write a Habari Gani Kwanzaa Card
Worksheet
Write a Habari Gani Kwanzaa Card
Children will learn a Kwanzaa greeting, Habari Gani?, plus the seven principles of Kwanzaa that make up the traditional response to this question.
2nd grade
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Kwanzaa Card
Kwanzaa Card
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Kwanzaa Card
Celebrate the seven principles of Kwanzaa with this greeting card you can cut and assemble.
1st grade
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E is for Ears of Corn
E is for Ears of Corn
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E is for Ears of Corn
Learn about the African-American holiday Kwanzaa, which uses corn to symbolize children. Your preschooler can draw his family on ears of corn, too.
Preschool
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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
Activity
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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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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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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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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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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Kwanzaa

Kwanzaa is a celebration of life rooted in African culture, observed from December 26-January 1. Through the engaging Kwanzaa resources you’ll find here, your students can learn about and celebrate the seven principles of Kwanzaa: unity, self-determination, collective responsibility, cooperative economics, purpose, creativity, and faith. For more on African American culture, see our black history month resources.