KWANZAA: Colorful Kwanzaa (Book and Activity Pack)

KWANZAA: Colorful Kwanzaa (Book and Activity Pack)
KWANZAA: Colorful Kwanzaa (Book and Activity Pack)
KWANZAA: Colorful Kwanzaa (Book and Activity Pack)
KWANZAA: Colorful Kwanzaa (Book and Activity Pack)
KWANZAA: Colorful Kwanzaa (Book and Activity Pack)
KWANZAA: Colorful Kwanzaa (Book and Activity Pack)
KWANZAA: Colorful Kwanzaa (Book and Activity Pack)
KWANZAA: Colorful Kwanzaa (Book and Activity Pack)
Product Description

Celebrating the holidays of other cultures is a great way to integrate multicultural learning into your curriculum. The Colorful Kwanzaa Book and Activity Pack highlights the symbols of Kwanzaa and language of Swahili with traceable words, engaging illustrations, and three activities to extend learning.

Resources Included:

  • Colorful Kwanzaa is an introductory book featuring the symbols of Kwanzaa and their Swahili names in an engaging Read-Write-Color format.
  • My Kwanzaa Mat use a cut-and-glue labeling to match names and meanings of objects placed on the mkeka.
  • My Swahili Family teaches children the names of family members in Swahili.
  • Symbols of Kwanzaa is a vocabulary-building crossword puzzle.

Swahili Words and Phrases: (phonetic pronunciations included)

bendera (flag), kikombe cha umoja (unity cup), mazao (harvest), mkeka (mat), mishumaa (candles), muhindi (corn), zawadi (gifts)

Additional Vocabulary Words and Phrases:

African, community, continent, harvest, kente, unity

Sight Words:

and, black, blue, green, is, orange, purple, red, the, yellow

Targeted Skills:

  • Promoting respect and appreciation for cultural differences
  • Identifying symbols of Kwanzaa
  • Recognizing Swahili words and phrases
  • Writing Swahili words and phrases
  • Recognizing sight words
  • Following written directions
  • Critical thinking skills of comparing and contrasting
  • Building content-area literacy in social studies
  • Handwriting
  • Increasing reading fluency and comprehension

Sample Pages: Please see the preview for sample pages from the book.

Technical Info: The resources are in PDF format, combined into a single zip file, and illustrated with original, high-resolution images.


Related Resources:

Kenya: Discovering Kenya Bundle (save 20%)

Kenya: Exploring the Culture of Kenya Bundle (Save 25%)

Swahili: Learn to Count in Swahili

Swahili: Our Colorful World in Swahili


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