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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

Holiday Memory Game
Dr. Maulana Karenga, Kwanzaa Creator (Coloring Page)
Kwanzaa, the African-American Celebration of Ancestry
To Market in Africa
How Many Holiday Things?
What Is Kwanzaa? Packet
Kwanzaa Candles
More Kwanzaa Printables

Lesson Plans

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

Quizzes

Kwanzaa Facts Quiz
December Holidays Quiz
Kwanzaa Word Problems

Art & Music Activities for Kwanzaa

Holiday Ornaments & Decorations Slideshow
Kwanzaa Craft
Happy Holidays

Reading & Language Arts Activities for Kwanzaa

Kwanzaa Symbols & Celebration
Kwanzaa Terms Matching Activity

Social Studies Activities for Kwanzaa

Top 10 Kwanzaa Activities (Grades K-8)
Favorite December Holiday Printables Slideshow, Grades K-4
December Holidays Printables Slideshow (K-2)
Winter Holidays Chart
An Overview of Kwanzaa
Santa Learns About Kwanzaa
Kwanzaa Background
More Kwanzaa Activities for Social Studies

More December Holidays

Christmas – Teacher Resources
December Holidays Resources for Teachers
Hanukkah - Teacher Resources
New Year's – Teacher Resources

Black History Resources

Slavery Writing Prompt
Top 10 Children's Books for Black History Month
Jackie Robinson Coloring Page
Visualizing Jazz Scenes of the Harlem Renaissance
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson
My Book About Martin Luther King, Jr.
More Black History Resources

Winter Activities

How Can You Make a Thermometer?
Weather Station
Animal Tracks: Who Done It?
Winter Solstice – Videos & Activities
Winter Crossword Puzzle
Types of Snow
Winter Solstice Activities
More Winter Teacher Resources

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