Kwanzaa Teacher Resources

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Kwanzaa always begins on December 26. Celebrate the African-American and Pan-African families, communities, and cultures with Kwanzaa resources, arts & crafts, lessons, and printables. We have lesson plans on the history of the holiday, activities to help your students learn more about the different aspects of Kwanzaa, printables for writing holiday poetry, project instructions for creating paper chains and wrapping paper, vocabulary lists, biographies of important Kwanzaa figures, and more! These activities are sure to increase your students' awareness of other cultures and beliefs.

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    Top 10 Children's Books for Black History Month

    This gallery features 10 top children's books for Black History Month paired with a teaching guide f... read more


    Kwanzaa Terms Matching Activity

    Kwanzaa terms and definitions are reviewed in this vocabulary matching activity. The quiz covers sym... read more


    Winter Solstice – Videos & Activities

    The winter solstice occurs on Tuesday, December 22, 2015. Use these educational videos and related a... read more


    What Is Kwanzaa? Packet

    Use this vocabulary list, concept web, and comparison chart with our What is Kwanzaa? Lesson. After ... read more


    Slavery Writing Prompt

    Through this art activity and creative writing prompt, children consider what freedom would mean to ... read more

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    Holiday Ornaments & Decorations Slideshow

    This slideshow features ornaments and decorations for winter, Christmas, Kwanzaa, and more. Children... read more


    Seasons Printables Slideshow

    Celebrate the seasons with lesson plans and activities for autumn, winter, summer, and spring. All o... read more

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    Kwanzaa Activities (Grades K-8)

    Find fun and educational arts & crafts activities to enjoy while celebrating Kwanzaa. Introduce stud... read more


    Kwanzaa Flag Decoration

    Teach your kids about African flags while assembling this colorful project. The Kwanzaa decorations ... read more


    Kwanzaa Craft Activities

    Celebrate Kwanzaa in your classroom with the craft activities in this printable. Students will lear... read more


    Kwanzaa Background

    Read the brief history of the African-American holiday of Kwanzaa, detailed on this printable. This... read more


    Happy Holidays

    Children write about the holiday or holidays that they celebrate in December (such as Christmas, Han... read more

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    In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson

    This literature guide includes enrichment activities and internet resources for In the Year of the B... read more


    African Storytellers

    Students will use the Internet to find out more about griots, or African storytellers. Their work wi... read more


    What Is Kwanzaa?

    In this lesson plan, students use the Internet to find information on the holiday of Kwanzaa, and th... read more


    Jackie Robinson Coloring Page

    This printable coloring book page features Jackie Robinson, the legendary African-American baseball ... read more


    George Washington Carver – Coloring Page

    Children read a short biography of the African-American inventor George Washington Carver, who disco... read more

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