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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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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 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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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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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.
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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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The Kwanzaa Tradition: Pronoun Review

For Students 3rd - 4th
Celebrate Kwanzaa and reinforce grammar skills with one language arts activity. Learners add missing pronouns to sentences in a passage about the traditions and customs of Kwanzaa. Next, they answer four comprehension questions about...
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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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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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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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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

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Teach English language learners about the week-long holiday of Kwanzaa that is celebrated around the world during December. It includes holiday-themed reading comprehension passages, phrase matching, fill-in-the-blanks, and journaling...
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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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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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My First Kwanzaa Book Activity Card

For Students Pre-K - K
Kindergartners respond to the events in My First Kwanzaa Book by completing an activity at home with a parent. After cutting out six labeled picture cards, they arrange them in the order in which they appeared in the book.
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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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The Kwanzaa Tradition…Pronoun Review

For Students 5th - 8th
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students read a passage regarding Kwanzaa. Students fill in the 7 blanks in the passage with the appropriate pronouns and then respond to 5 short answer questions.
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Habari Gani: What is the News?

For Teachers K - 2nd
Display creative works of art after learning about Kwanzaa. Kindergartners hear stories about the history of Kwanzaa and its celebrations. They then create artwork, practice African dances and listen to African music.
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Celebrate Kwanzaa in the United States

For Teachers K
Students explore and study the celebration of Kwanzaa in which African-Americans remember their heritage and remind people of the importance of sharing with family and friends. They participate in a chant about the seven continents and...
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Making Kwanzaa Place-mats

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students create a Kwanzaa place-mat. In this Kwanza lesson students use red, green, and black paint in alternating stripes to decorate their place-mat. The place-mats can be laminated and sent home or used in class.
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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 plan. They design their own window books to demonstrate comprehension of the principles and symbols of Kwanzaa in words and pictures.
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Kwanzaa

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners use the internet to gather information on the holiday of Kwanzaa. They discover the origins and traditions of the holiday and create a stamp and greeting card. They examine the seven principles of Kwanzaa as well.
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The Story of Kwanzaa

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Celebrate Kwanzaa with a game of Kalah, also known as Mankala or Owara. Using an egg carton and a set of beans, players take all of the beans out of one of his or her cups and move to the right, dropping one bean into each of the next...

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