Kwanzaa Kinara Celebrate Kwanzaa Every Day of the Year!
The Best Benne Wafers
Benne means sesame seeds, and these are deliciously crispy little cookies. I made these recently for a friend-of-the-family who celebrates Kwanzaa, and he loved them. They originate in Africa, but have become a tradition in the deep south of the United States. They are also the only Kwanzaa cookie type I could find; as an added bonus (although the ingredients sound REALLY weird), theyre delicious!
With the birth of her son, Ellie decided they would start celebrating Kwanzaa alongside Christmas in their house.
Christmas Around the World
So many activities for Christmas Around the World...you'll ALMOST have trouble deciding what to use. Your students are sure to enjoy this Christmas Around the World unit that also celebrates the holidays Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, and Las Posadas. Bring the world into your classroom this Christmas!
Kwanzaa Lapbook and Game. Kwanzaa celebrates the cultural heritage of African Americans. This lapbook teaches students the principles of Kwanzaa so that they gain an appreciation of the culture and meaning of Kwanzaa. This lapbook also includes an exciting game called Mancala which is played around the world.
Disgruntled: An elegant, vibrant, startling coming-of-age novel, for anyone who's ever felt the shame of being alive. Kenya Curtis is only eight years old, but she knows that she's different, even if she can't put her finger on how or why. It's not because she's black — most of the other students in the fourth-grade class at her West Philadelphia elementary school are too. Maybe it's because she celebrates Kwanzaa, or because she's forbidden from reciting the Pledge of Allegiance. Maybe…