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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
Kwanzaa, the African-American Celebration of Ancestry
Dr. Maulana Karenga, Kwanzaa Creator (Coloring Page)
To Market in Africa
Kwanzaa Candles
Kwanzaa Background
What Is Kwanzaa? Packet
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

December Holidays Quiz
Kwanzaa Word Problems
Kwanzaa Facts Quiz

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 (3-5)
December Holidays Printables Slideshow (K-2)
Winter Holidays Chart
How Many Holiday Things?
Santa Learns About Kwanzaa
More Kwanzaa Activities for Social Studies

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Black History Resources

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

Winter Activities

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

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