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Kwanzaa
Submitted by: Chris Shulik, Freeman
Audience
• Toddler
Books
The Seven Days of Kwanzaa by:Melrose Cooper
Don't read this book....SING IT! The tune is "The Twelve Days of Christmas".
Songs
Time For Kwanzaa (Use with flannel board)
The red candles shine.
The red candles shine,
When it's time for Kwanzaa
The red candles shine.

The green candles shine.
The green candles shine,
When it's time for Kwanzaa
The green candles shine.

The black candle shines.
The black candle shines,
When it's time for Kwanzaa
The black candle shines.
Five Little Sweet Puffs (A Kwanzaa Treat)
5 little sweet puffs sizzling in a pan (hold up 5 fingers)
One went POP! (clap hands)
And then it went BAM! (slap knees)

repeat for 4,3,2,1
Craft
Have the toddlers make a kinara, using the Ellison Die Cut. Add a "Happy Kwanzaa" sticker.