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7 Crafts to Celebrate Kwanzaa

Whether your family celebrates Kwanzaa or not, it’s a great holiday to learn a little more about. Kwanzaa is a celebration of family, community, and culture, a holiday celebrated by African-Americans. It starts on December 26th and goes on for seven days. Each day represents a different principle and color, as a Kinara is lit each night for seven nights.

I’ve gathered a few fun ideas and projects to help celebrate Kwanzaa. Keep reading to see more.

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  • Kwanzaa Coloring Pages 1 of 7
    Kwanzaa Coloring Pages
    Download and print out this Kwanzaa coloring page for the kids to get in the celebrating spirit.
    Get the instructions over at Make and Takes.
  • Doll Pin Kinara Holder 2 of 7
    Doll Pin Kinara Holder
    With doll pins and wooden spools, this is a classic craft supply craft the kids will love to create.
    Get the instructions over at Kaboose.
  • Kwanzaa Beaded Bracelet 3 of 7
    Kwanzaa Beaded Bracelet
    Kids will love to make and wear this Kwanzaa beaded bracelet with pride during the week long celebration.
    Get the instructions over at Yahoo.
  • Kwanzaa Pasta Necklace 4 of 7
    Kwanzaa Pasta Necklace
    After dying pasta with red, black and green paint, the colors of Kwanzaa, let the kids lace these up for a fun macaroni necklace.
    Get the instructions over at Activity Village.
  • Kwanzaa Bead Candles 5 of 7
    Kwanzaa Bead Candles
    Using these letter beads, create Kinara candles with the names of the seven Kwanzaa principles.
    Get the instructions over at Spoonful.
  • Kwanzaa Countdown 6 of 7
    Kwanzaa Countdown
    Festive fabric is used for this countdown calendar, with each of the seven principles listed on each tag.
    Get the instructions over at Stash Books.
  • Kinara Placemat for Kwanzaa 7 of 7
    Kinara Placemat for Kwanzaa
    With paper candles in Kwanzaa colors, the kids can add a new candle to the place mat each day until all seven days are celebrated.
    Get the instructions over at Make and Takes.

Do you celebrate Kwanzaa? What fun ideas do you craft up for this celebration?
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