CRRL Kids: Celebrate Kwanzaa!
Annotation:Discusses special times of the year when African-Americans celebrate, including Black History Month, Mardi Gras, Juneteenth, Harambee, Junkanoo, and Kwanzaa. Part of the Read-and-Discover Ethnic Holidays series.
Annotation:"...translates the symbols of this African American holiday into twenty-two hands-on craft projects. Youngsters may enhance their family's Kwanzaa celebration with a 'Light the Candles' Kwanzaa Card, a Nguzo Saba Favor, a Bendera Notepad, and many more options-all made from easy-to-find, inexpensive household materials."
Annotation:Learn about Kwanzaa principles, symbols, and rituals; and find great ideas for making gifts and foods for Kwanzaa. Includes a Swahili glossary and pronunciation key.
Annotation:Family anecdotes add to this thorough look at the origins and rituals of the holiday. Traditional crafts and eighteen recipes are included.
Annotation:When they are given the seemingly impossible task of turning thread into gold, the seven Ashanti brothers put aside their differences, learn to get along, and embody the principles of Kwanzaa. Includes information on Kwanzaa, West African cloth weaving, and instructions for making a belt.
Annotation:"Hear the words, sing the songs, dance to the beat, and shout 'Harambee!' as you jump into this joyful celebration of the sounds of Kwanzaa! Through lively verse and colorful illustrations, this festive book celebrates the history and meaning of Kwanzaa. Families will enjoy the hands-on fun of lighting their own candles as they journey through this festive holiday and learn about its traditions and principles. As an added gift, this instructional book includes a no-bake Kwanzaa recipe."