Kwanzaa candles and symbols

Kwanzaa – Teacher Resources

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.

Printables

Dr. Maulana Karenga, Kwanzaa Creator (Coloring Page)
Kwanzaa, the African-American Celebration of Ancestry
Kwanzaa Background
What Is Kwanzaa? Packet
Happy Holidays
Kwanzaa Craft Activities
Kwanzaa Terms Matching Activity
More Kwanzaa Printables

Lesson Plans

Winter Holidays
Activities for African Folk Tales
Holiday Poems
Potato Print Wrapping Paper
What Is Kwanzaa?
African Storytellers
Holiday Paper Chains
More Kwanzaa Lesson Plans

Quizzes

Kwanzaa Facts Quiz
December Holidays Quiz
Kwanzaa Word Problems

Art & Music Activities for Kwanzaa

Holiday Ornaments & Decorations Slideshow
Potato Print Wrapping Paper
Holiday Paper Chains

Reading & Language Arts Activities for Kwanzaa

Holiday Poems
Kwanzaa Symbols & Celebration

Social Studies Activities for Kwanzaa

Winter Holidays
Kwanzaa Activities (Grades K-8)
Holiday Poems
Potato Print Wrapping Paper
What Is Kwanzaa?
Favorite December Holiday Printables Slideshow, Grades K-4
Holiday Paper Chains
More Kwanzaa Activities for Social Studies

More December Holidays

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December Holidays Resources for Teachers
Hanukkah - Teacher Resources
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Black History Resources

Slavery Writing Prompt
Jackie Robinson Coloring Page
Visualizing Jazz Scenes of the Harlem Renaissance
In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson
Top 10 Children's Books for Black History Month
Garrett Morgan Coloring Page
George Washington Carver – Coloring Page
More Black History Resources

Winter Activities

How Can You Make a Thermometer?
Weather Station
Winter Solstice – Videos & Activities
Types of Snow
Seasons Printables Slideshow
Tree Pattern
Winter Holidays
More Winter Teacher Resources

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