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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

Kwanzaa, the African-American Celebration of Ancestry
Dr. Maulana Karenga, Kwanzaa Creator (Coloring Page)
How Many Holiday Things?
Santa Learns About Kwanzaa
Holiday Memory Game
Kwanzaa Craft
Kwanzaa Background
More Kwanzaa Printables

Lesson Plans

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

Quizzes

Kwanzaa Facts Quiz
December Holidays Quiz
Kwanzaa Word Problems

Art & Music Activities for Kwanzaa

Happy Holidays
Holiday Ornaments & Decorations Slideshow

Reading & Language Arts Activities for Kwanzaa

Kwanzaa Symbols & Celebration
Kwanzaa Terms Matching Activity
To Market in Africa

Social Studies Activities for Kwanzaa

Top 10 Kwanzaa Activities (Grades K-8)
Winter Holidays Chart
An Overview of Kwanzaa
December Holidays Printables Slideshow (3-5)
Favorite December Holiday Printables Slideshow, Grades K-4
December Holidays Printables Slideshow (K-2)
Kwanzaa Candles
More Kwanzaa Activities for Social Studies

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Black History Resources

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Slavery Writing Prompt
Encyclopedia of Prominent African-Americans
My Mini-Book of Famous African-Americans
Popular Black History Month Lessons & Printables, Grades 9-12
Black Hockey Players in the NHL
Garrett Morgan Coloring Page
More Black History Resources

Winter Activities

Winter Solstice – Videos & Activities
Weather Station
Seasons Printables Slideshow
Groundhog Day Videos & Activities
Let It Snow!
Winter Holidays Worksheets
Types of Snow
More Winter Teacher Resources

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