TeachersFirst's Kwanzaa Resources

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Fall is a wonderful time for harvest events and spooky celebrations at any grade level. This collection of reviewed resources offers ideas to incorporate seasonal activities in the regular curriculum. Whether you focus on a specific activity or simply share these for enrichment outside of class, your students will find "seasonal" learning opportunities.

 

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Kwanzaa for Kids - The Kidz Page

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K to 5
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This website features free interactive games and printable pages. Most of the activities are either coloring pages or interactive puzzles. Flash is required for the interactive activities....more
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This website features free interactive games and printable pages. Most of the activities are either coloring pages or interactive puzzles. Flash is required for the interactive activities.

tag(s): holidays (138), kwanzaa (9)

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Introduce the Kwanzaa for Kids to students by projecting it for all to see the different areas to explore. Add a link to classroom computers for the entire site or specific areas. Post a link on your class web page or newsletter for parents and students to use at home. Replace paper pen by asking older students to write blogs sharing information learned using a site like Edublog, reviewed here. Edublog offers tools for creating class and individual blogs
 This resource requires Adobe Flash.

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Kwanzaa Fun from Billy Bear for Kids, Parents and Teachers - Billybear4kids

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This site is very informative and appropriate for elementary students. There are numerous reproducible crafts, pages, writing and reading activities. There are also interactive Java...more
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This site is very informative and appropriate for elementary students. There are numerous reproducible crafts, pages, writing and reading activities. There are also interactive Java games (coloring, tic-tac-toe and more). This site has 20+ ideas and activities that could easily be incorporated into an elementary classroom.

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Kwanzaa Activities - DLTK

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This interdisciplinary website provides online games, reference information, recipes, crafts and more - all about Kwanzaa. ...more
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This interdisciplinary website provides online games, reference information, recipes, crafts and more - all about Kwanzaa.

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In the Classroom

Get an interactive whiteboard and treat your students to the reference information about Kwanzaa and then play some of the interactive games!

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Kwanzaa - Activity Village

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This site is all about Kwanzaa! There is information, games, reproducible coloring pages, e-cards, crafts and more. This site provides numerous activities. ...more
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This site is all about Kwanzaa! There is information, games, reproducible coloring pages, e-cards, crafts and more. This site provides numerous activities.

tag(s): holidays (138), kwanzaa (9)

In the Classroom

Take advantage of the ideas and activities offered on this site to teach students the meaning behind Kwanzaa. Set up learning stations for students to enjoy different crafts. Post a link on your class web page or newsletter for parents and students to use at home. With younger students, consider demonstrating how to write a letter to Santa or send a postcard to a relative from this site. Take photos, or have older students take photos, of the crafts and recipes the students make and post them on your website for parents to see. Older students could enhance their learning by posting the photos with and explanation using a portfolio tool such as bulb, reviewed here. bulb also offers tools for incorporating blogs. Alternatively, students could transform their learning by annotating images taken of their activities with text, URL's, or videos using ThingLink, reviewed here.

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The Kwanzaa Web Site

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Developed with the cooperation of the man who began it all, this site offers lots and lots of detail on every facet of the Kwanzaa observance and celebration. This makes ...more
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Developed with the cooperation of the man who began it all, this site offers lots and lots of detail on every facet of the Kwanzaa observance and celebration. This makes it a great resource whether you're planning your own celebration or developing a lesson about the holiday. For students with Kwanzaa questions, this would be a great resource.

tag(s): holidays (138), kwanzaa (9)

In the Classroom

Enhance student learning by having students create blogs sharing their learning and understanding using Telegra.ph, reviewed here. With Telegra.ph you just click on an icon to upload images from your computer, add a YouTube or Vimeo, or Twitter links. This blog creator requires no registration.

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Happy Kwanzaa - The Holiday Spot

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A great resource for anything you ever wanted to know about Kwanzaa. Delves into Kwanzaa history in detail and describes the meaning of its symbols. There are links to wallpaper, ...more
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A great resource for anything you ever wanted to know about Kwanzaa. Delves into Kwanzaa history in detail and describes the meaning of its symbols. There are links to wallpaper, greetings (e-cards), music, recipes, books, symbols, details about the Seven Days, history, and the Feast.

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In the Classroom

Use this source to teach your students about Kwanzaa. Divide your class into several groups. Have each group research one of the links at this site and present their findings to the class using a bookmarking tool such as Wakelet, reviewed here. With Wakelet students can make their wakes distinctive by adding a cover image or symbol for their Kwanzaa topic, a background, and choose the layout. If your class is learning about Kwanzaa along with Chanukah instruct them compare these holidays using the Interactive Two Circle Venn Diagram, reviewed here, if the comparison includes Christmas use the Interactive Three Circle Venn Diagram, reviewed here. Another project idea would be to challenge students to create an interactive, multimedia infographic using Visme, reviewed here.

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MyVocabulary.Com - Myvocabulary.com

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4 to 12
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Are you looking for some new tricks and tools to entice your students to learn and practice root words, vocabulary, and spelling? The main links at this site include Root ...more
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Are you looking for some new tricks and tools to entice your students to learn and practice root words, vocabulary, and spelling? The main links at this site include Root Word Lesson Plans, Thematic Puzzles, Word Lists, Test Prep/Assessment, and Daily Root Puzzles.

The Root Word Lesson Plans offer three difficulty levels, a prefix study, interactive puzzles focused on Greek and Latin roots. There are fill in the blanks, crosswords, true-false, word finds, and more.

The Word Lists are extensive and include nearly every topic one can imagine: Shakespeare, Legal Terms, Stock Market, ESL, Photography, Dance, Patriotism, Debate, Women in History, Psychology, Mythology, Kwanzaa, and MANY other topics.

The Thematic Puzzles include printable pages, interactive definition match games, and over fifty topics.

If you have students preparing for the SATs or ACTs, don't miss the Test Prep section with over 200 vocabulary words.

tag(s): prefixes (16), root words (13), spelling (166), suffixes (13), vocabulary (314)

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Search the site for topics that you are teaching or that are timely, such as holidays. Share the puzzles on an interactive whiteboard or projector. Have students research various vocabulary words (provided with each topic). Have students create a multi-media project about their vocabulary words: wiki, blog, or PowerPoint. Be sure to take advantage of the free lesson plan ideas, discussion topics, and printable puzzles. As an ongoing vocabulary project, have student create interactive "word books" using Bookemon (reviewed here).

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