Study African culture and learn the origins of Kwanzaa with an artistic lesson plan. Learners recognize that Kwanzaa is Swahili for "first fruits of the harvest." They identify and comprehend the values and meanings of the nguzo saba, the seven principles of Kwanzaa, before creating a Kwanzaa plaque displaying the nguzo saba surrounded by harvest fruits.
Celebrate Kwanzaa!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, worksheets, and videos is appropriate for all grade levels.Pre-K - 12th Social Studies & History