Let's not forget about the holiday that comes after Christmas! Here are some really cool facts about this celebration.

In honor of Kwanzaa (An Infographic

Let's not forget about the holiday that comes after Christmas! Here are some really cool facts about this celebration.

FREEBIES in the PREVIEW!!! December Writing Activities for 1st-2nd Grade! SO many fun writing activities and prompts for the month of December!!! Themes: Classroom elves, Christmas, reindeer, Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, and so much more!

December Writing

FREEBIES in the PREVIEW!!! December Writing Activities for 1st-2nd Grade! SO many fun writing activities and prompts for the month of December!!! Themes: Classroom elves, Christmas, reindeer, Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, and so much more!

I love handprint and footprint crafts and this one is just awesome with the hand print forming a turkey - perfect for Thanksgiving and the fall season. And it is just so cool that it is on a t-shirt so it is practical too! What a great craft idea for Thanksgiving!

Cute Hand Print Turkey T-Shirts for Thanksgiving

I love handprint and footprint crafts and this one is just awesome with the hand print forming a turkey - perfect for Thanksgiving and the fall season. And it is just so cool that it is on a t-shirt so it is practical too! What a great craft idea for Thanksgiving!

Kwanzaa - African-Amercian Holiday, is a celebration of cultural reaffirmation, and is one of the fastest-growing holidays in the history of the world. Kwanzaa, which can also be spelt Kwaanza, is a week-long secular holiday that celebrates African American heritage.  Each year it is celebrated from Dec 26th to Jan 1st. It took root 30 years ago, when graduate student Maulana Karenga, disturbed by the 1965 riots in L A, Watts..

Kwanzaa - African-Amercian Holiday, is a celebration of cultural reaffirmation, and is one of the fastest-growing holidays in the history of the world. Kwanzaa, which can also be spelt Kwaanza, is a week-long secular holiday that celebrates African American heritage. Each year it is celebrated from Dec 26th to Jan 1st. It took root 30 years ago, when graduate student Maulana Karenga, disturbed by the 1965 riots in L A, Watts..

School craft for Hanukkah.  Used to do this when my kids were younger.  Paper is good, doing it on a sweatshirt for Chanukkah is even better.

School craft for Hanukkah. Used to do this when my kids were younger. Paper is good, doing it on a sweatshirt for Chanukkah is even better.

Southern Fried Chicken: "This is a true Southern fried chicken recipe from the days when added spices and salts were virtually unknown. It cannot be beat!" -DEEP

Southern Fried Chicken

Southern Fried Chicken: "This is a true Southern fried chicken recipe from the days when added spices and salts were virtually unknown. It cannot be beat!" -DEEP

Kwanzaa Events in Brooklyn: When is Kwanzaa Celebrated in Brooklyn?

Brooklyn in December - Annual Calendar

Kwanzaa Events in Brooklyn: When is Kwanzaa Celebrated in Brooklyn?

kwanzaa for kids - perhaps kids can write the names of each day of kwanzaa on each candle

kwanzaa for kids - perhaps kids can write the names of each day of kwanzaa on each candle

1. Use Crayola® crayons, colored pencils, or markers to color the Kwanzaa candles and kinara.   2. Cut out each item.   3. Glue the kinara onto construction paper. For each day during Kwanzaa, glue a candle onto the construction paper as follows below.   Did you know?  Kwanzaa begins December 26 and lasts until the first day of January. Kwanzaa is a time when people come together to celebrate their African heritage. During Kwanzaa, families decorate their homes with many unique Kwanzaa…

1. Use Crayola® crayons, colored pencils, or markers to color the Kwanzaa candles and kinara. 2. Cut out each item. 3. Glue the kinara onto construction paper. For each day during Kwanzaa, glue a candle onto the construction paper as follows below. Did you know? Kwanzaa begins December 26 and lasts until the first day of January. Kwanzaa is a time when people come together to celebrate their African heritage. During Kwanzaa, families decorate their homes with many unique Kwanzaa…

When it comes to fall desserts, apple pie is an all American dessert sample. Now you can enjoy this dessert made in less than one hour (baking included) in a cup form!

Apple pie cups with cinnamon streusel topping

When it comes to fall desserts, apple pie is an all American dessert sample. Now you can enjoy this dessert made in less than one hour (baking included) in a cup form!

HOLIDAY DIY Snowflake Card Embroidery Kit  four by MiniatureRhino

HOLIDAY DIY Snowflake Card Embroidery Kit - four red cards, white and yellow thread

African Curried Coconut Soup with Chickpeas {VEGAN}...Eat.Live.Be. for a Better 2011! - Joanne Eats Well With Others

African Curried Coconut Soup with Chickpeas

African Curried Coconut Soup with Chickpeas {VEGAN}...Eat.Live.Be. for a Better 2011! - Joanne Eats Well With Others

Easter Dessert: Elegant (and delicious) Favorite Coconut Cake, #tasteofhome #easterdinner

Favorite Coconut Cake

Easter Dessert: Elegant (and delicious) Favorite Coconut Cake, #tasteofhome #easterdinner

Younger grades often study Kwanzaa, Hanukkah and Christmas.  Here is a fact based readers theater to do in your classrooms.  We use it when we invi...

Younger grades often study Kwanzaa, Hanukkah and Christmas. Here is a fact based readers theater to do in your classrooms. We use it when we invi...

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