kwanzaa

Kwanzaa is a holiday celebrated by African Americans and begins the day after Christmas. There are 7 nights and 7 candles in a kinara lit each night, representing 7 principles of family, community, and culture. So for our Holiday ABC series, we’ve created a fun kids craft for making a placemat kinara for letter K. […]

To help us celebrate the December holidays, and there’s quite a few, I’ve come up with a fun Holiday ABC countdown. I’ll be crafting up the holidays from A to Z throughout the next few weeks. I hope you’ll follow along! I’d love for you to share what you’re making for the holiday season in the comments […]

I hope all your hustle and bustle is going well. Things are going pretty smooth at the LeBaron house. Still a few gifts to get, but hope to have it all done by Saturday, you know, just in time ;) Here are few things we have been doing this week, like visit Santa, baking brownies, […]

Lighting the Kinara for Kwanzaa

by Marie on December 21, 2009

Guest Post by Renee of Cutie Booty Cakes The first time I was introduced to Kwanzaa I was in high school and watched an African dance troupe perform and symbolically light the seven candles on the kinara – 3 red for the struggle, 3 green for hope and the future, and the black candle in […]

Celebrating Kwanzaa with Kids

by Marie on December 26, 2008

Today starts the week long celebration of Kwanzaa. Here are a few fun stories about Kwanzaa, sharing what this holiday is all about. K is for Kwanzaa Seven Days of Kwanzaa My First Kwanzaa Book Kwanzaa Kids Here are some great crafty websites with fabulous Kwanzaa crafts to help your kids get involved in the […]

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