Kwanzaa | All About the Holidays

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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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Invite a community member to speak with the class and explain the traditions in great detail
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires registering for a free account with PBS LearningMedia™
Pros
  • Includes links to resources about Hanukkah, Chinese New Year, and Christmas
  • Support materials include activities, and discussion questions for various elementary grades
Cons
  • Only an overview of the holiday
Common Core