Kwanzaa Crafts

Kwanzaa yenu iwe na heri!

We have a collection of Kwanzaa crafts for you to enjoy, inspired by traditional African handicrafts and the colours of Kwanzaa - red, green and black.

Adrinkra Printing

Adinkra Printing

Adinkra is a type of cloth worn in Western Africa. It is a printed grid pattern made up of combed grid lines and a small shape printed in the squares.

Handprint Kinara

Handprint Kinara

This handprint kinara makes a quick, fun and messy Kwanzaa craft for kids!.

Kwanzaa Necklace Craft

Kwanzaa Necklace Craft

This Kwanzaa Necklace Craft uses paint, pasta and a little imagination - it's a fun Kwanzaa craft for little kids!

Make A Woven Mat

Make A Woven Mat

People in western Africa wear clothes from a cloth made of thin strips of fabric woven together. Why not weave yourself a paper placemat in the colours of Kwanzaa?

Make An African Drum

Make An African Drum

Kwanzaa is often celebrated with traditional African music, with the rhythm provided by African drums. Here is a craft idea for making your own.

Make Your Own Kinara

Make Your Own Kinara

Every family celebrating Kwanzaa displays a kinara, a candelabra for 7 candles representing the seven days of the Kwanzaa holiday and the seven principles of Kwanzaa.

Print a Corn on the Cob

Print a Corn on the Cob

Use this fun bubble wrap printing technique to make a corn on the cob picture. Perfect for Harvest Festival, Thanksgiving, Kwanzaa or perhaps a farming or food theme.

Sweetcorn Collage

Sweetcorn Collage

Here is an easy Thanksgiving craft to enjoy with all ages of children.

Sweetcorn Fuse Bead Pattern

Sweetcorn Fuse Bead Pattern

Make this corn on the cob fuse bead design using two shades of yellow (or orange) for the corn, and two shades of green for the outer leaves.

Unity Cup Craft

Unity Cup Craft

You just need a few craft cupboard supplies to turn out this unity cup craft for Kwanzaa  with your kids...

More Kwanzaa Fun!

Kwanzaa Posters
Kwanzaa Posters