Kwanzaa Coloring Pages

Teach and Learn with Kwanzaa Coloring Pages! You can combine fun and learning. What better way is there to teach your kids that learning is fun. Kwanzaa is a relatively new holiday, and the traditional colors associated with it are black, red and green.

Not everyone is sure what it's all about. Here's a fun way you can find out!

Learn the basics with these Coloring Sheets.

This special holiday which starts on December 26 and continues through January 1 is a time of rededication to love, family and self. Created in the 60's by Dr. Maulana "Ron" Karenga, it is a 7 day celebration of black history, origins, principles and traditions.

The Kwanzaa celebration is focused on 7 principles (Nguzo Saba).
Nguzo Saba:

  • UMOJA - Unity
  • KUJICHAGULIA - Self determination
  • UJIMA - Collective work and responsibility
  • UJAMAA - Cooperative economics
  • NIA - Purpose
  • KUUMBA - Creativity
  • IMANI - Faith

Here's some Kwanzaa Coloring Pages

Here is a Kinara to print out


Here are some pictures to color that tell us about the 7 principles.

The 7 Principles

Crafts to help children learn and understand the 7 principles. Included here are:
  • Kinara Craft
  • Candle Craft
  • Color-by-the-Letter
  • Pages and Posters
  • Resource Links
Crafts Ideas

Learn about the symbols
  • Mazao (The Crops)
  • Mkeka (The Mat)
  • Kinara (The Candle Holder)
  • Muhindi (The Corn)
  • Mishumaa Saba (The Seven Candles)
  • Kikombe cha Umoja (The Unity Cup)
  • Zawadi (The Gifts)
  • Bendera (The Flag)
  • Nguzo Saba Poster (Poster of The Seven Principles)
The Symbols

What better way to celebrate your own holiday, whatever it may be, than to learn and understand the history and principles that others believe in too.

Here are some fun links you might enjoy sharing with your kids

Christmas Trees

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