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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

Kwanzaa Craft
Kwanzaa Terms Matching Activity
To Market in Africa
Kwanzaa Candles
Santa Learns About Kwanzaa
How Many Holiday Things?
Holiday Memory Game
More Kwanzaa Printables

Lesson Plans

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

Quizzes

Kwanzaa Facts Quiz
December Holidays Quiz
Kwanzaa Word Problems

Art & Music Activities for Kwanzaa

Holiday Ornaments & Decorations Slideshow
Happy Holidays

Reading & Language Arts Activities for Kwanzaa

Kwanzaa Symbols & Celebration

Social Studies Activities for Kwanzaa

December Holidays Printables Slideshow (K-2)
An Overview of Kwanzaa
Winter Holidays Chart
Kwanzaa Background
Kwanzaa, the African-American Celebration of Ancestry
Favorite December Holiday Printables Slideshow, Grades K-4
Dr. Maulana Karenga, Kwanzaa Creator (Coloring Page)
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
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson
Althea Gibson's Story
Jackie Robinson Coloring Page
Percussion Performance and Culture
Visualizing Jazz Scenes of the Harlem Renaissance
More Black History Resources

Winter Activities

Seasons Printables Slideshow
Weather Station
Winter Solstice – Videos & Activities
Winter Math & Art Bulletin Board
Groundhog Day Videos & Activities
Writing Activities: Using the Newspaper
How Can You Make a Thermometer?
More Winter Teacher Resources

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