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Teaching Children About Kwanzaa

Posted by on Dec 26, 2013 in Events, Holiday, Kwanzaa | 0 comments

Raising a blended family, it is important to me that I expose my children to different cultural celebrations. With the start of Kwanzaa today, we honored the African-American heritage in our household by lighting a Kinara, and singing songs in celebration of this special holiday. If you are wanting to teach your children about the Kwanzaa holiday, here is some information that I published on my old blog many years ago about the holiday… Kwanzaa is a week-long celebration honoring African-American heritage with the lighting of the Kinara. Kwanzaa was created to introduce and reinforce seven basic values of African culture which contribute to building and reinforcing family, community and culture among African-American people as well as Africans throughout the world African community. These values are called the Nguzo Saba which in Swahili means the Seven Principles. Developed by...

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