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Celebrate Kwanzaa!

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th
Celebrated from December 26 through January 1, the Kwanzaa festival recognizes the traditions and cultural heritage of African Americans. Designed for classroom celebrations of Kwanzaa, this collection of lesson plans, activities,...
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Winter Holiday Printables

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Celebrate the winter holidays with ABCmouse! Use these printables in class or send them home as a fun homework assignment. Create your FREE ABCmouse for Teachers account to access these and thousands of other resources for preschool...
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Kwanzaa Dancing With Elmo

For Students Pre-K - K
As an introduction to a discussion of Kwanzaa, this fun and colorful video of Elmo dancing to an African beat is the terrific tool!
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Family Traditions

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Honor family traditions with a lesson that examines the variety of winter celebrations. Class members discuss their family's traditions then complete a cut-and-paste practice page in which they match a picture to the name of a holiday....
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How to Celebrate Kwanzaa on Your Campus

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
An article details everything you need to know about celebrating Kwanzaa at your school. An opening-day ceremony starts the seven-day holiday celebration followed a daily routine that includes a greeting, candle lighting, reciting an...
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Explore the Seven Principles

For Teachers K - 12th
A lesson shines a spotlight on what makes Kwanzaa special by taking a close look at its seven principles. Gift ideas encourage scholars to make and give one to their family members. Class members celebrate heroes and role models of...
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Kwanzaa Celebration: Celebrating Family, Community, and Culture

For Teachers K - 3rd
Kwanzaa is the focus of a three-part lesson that celebrates the history and traditions of the holiday. Before lighting the Kinara, scholars listen to a read-aloud of Seven Candles of Kwanzaa by Andrea Davis Pinkney. Learners express...
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Kwanzaa — A Celebration to Honor African American People and Their Past

For Students K - 3rd Standards
A 10-page packet delivers a plethora of information about Kwanzaa—a week-long holiday that celebrates African American people and their heritage. Each page consists of informational text and an opportunity to respond to through pictures...
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Holidays Around the World

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Celebrate traditions and cultures around the world with a set of worksheets and printables. Fourth and fifth graders can create booklets or simply participate in individual studies of specific holidays in different countries. From lined...
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Kwanzaa | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 12th Standards
Introduce young learners to Kwanzaa, an African American heritage celebration, with a short video that explains the basic principles of the seven day holiday. A great tool to inspire further research.
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Intermediate Kwanzaa

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
As part of a study of holiday traditions, language learners read about the creation of Kwanzaa, the seven-day festival created by Dr. Maulana Karenga to celebrate traditional African values.
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Happy Holidays!

For Students 2nd Standards
Family traditions come in all shapes and sizes. Around the winter holidays, families gather around tables to eat food and play games, while spending time together to sing and give gifts. Whether it is Kwanzaa or Hanukkah, family...
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'Tis the Season

For Students 3rd Standards
How much do you know about Kwanzaa, Christmas, or Hanukkah? After reading a short passage on the three most celebrated holidays in winter, learners respond to five reading comprehension questions.
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Celebra Kwanzaa

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
¡Celebramos Kwanzaa! Celebrate Kwanzaa through the fictional story Celebra Kwanzaa con Botitas y sus gatitos to delightfully explain the seven principles of Kwanzaa. Dual language learners participate in reading and vocabulary activities...
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Kwanzaa Symbol Strips

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Research the African family holiday of Kwanzaa and find the symbols for the seven principles of Kwanzaa. Learners analyze the symbols and how they may relate to their own lives. They then create an original art following the designs of...
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Kwanzaa Window Book

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners research Kwanzaa, focusing on the seven principles used in celebration, with an artistic lesson. They design their own window books to demonstrate comprehension of the principles and symbols of Kwanzaa in words and pictures.
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Vocab-u-lous! Build a Fabulous Vocab: December Holidays

For Students 9th - 10th
Find a celebration of winter holidays in a versatile and straightforward worksheet. Learners read a bank of holiday-themed words, including asceticism, solstice, and myrrh, and use context clues to place them in the correct sentences.
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Bulletin Board Patterns: The Seven Principles of Kwanzaa

For Students 2nd - 3rd
Enhance your Kwanzaa celebration with bulletin patterns that identify the seven principles of Kwanzaa, provide a pronunciation guide, and a brief explanation of the principle. A great way to encourage Umoja.
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Unity in Action

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Elementary learners make a collage after learning about Kwanzaa. They discuss the concept of unity and make a collage of pictures that they feel exemplify unity.
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Let's Celebrate Kwanzaa!

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Learn more about Kwanzaa with a celebratory lesson. As learners analyze My First Kwanzaa Book by Debbi Chocolate, they compare and contrast the celebration to other holiday traditions they know about. Next, they prepare and play a...
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Celebrate Kwanzaa in the United States

For Teachers K
Explore the components of the African American celebration of Kwanzaa in the United States. Complete with learning objectives, a materials and preparation list, and eight days of lesson plans, the resource incorporates the principles of...
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3-D Multicultural Ornaments

For Teachers K - 8th
Students create and color three-dimensional ornaments reflecting December's many cultural celebrations. They decide which symbol they wish to create as an ornament, draw or trace the outline of the symbol, and follow directions as they...
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A Study of the Principles of Kwanzaa

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Discover the seven principles of Kwanzaa and the ways they apply to everyday life. High schoolers use the Internet to research two examples of the principles of Kwanzaa, and share their findings with their peers.
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Kwanzaa: Invitations and Menus

For Teachers 5th - 9th
It's time to celebrate Kwanzaa in the classroom! After studying the traditions of the holiday, learners design a menu decorated in the colors and symbols associated with Kwanzaa.