Kwanzaa Flag

Kwanzaa Flag craft

Fly a bendera during Kwanzaa! Celebrate this holiday, which honors family, community, and cultures of African people worldwide.

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    At Kwanzaa, families celebrate their African heritage and togetherness. Find a picture of the bendera, a red, black, and green flag displayed during the holiday. You can make your own flag to celebrate Kwanzaa.

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    Ask an adult to help you fold white paper into three long sections.

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    Cover your art area with recycled newspaper. Depending on your age and dexterity, choose a sponge, a sponge brush, or a Crayola® So Big® Brush. With Crayola Washable Kid's Paint, paint the top section of your flag red. Paint the middle part black. Paint the bottom section green. Air dry flat.

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    Paint the back side of your flag to match the front. Paint a recycled cardboard paper towel roll, too. While the paint is still wet, lay the end of your flag on the paper towel roll. Remember to keep the red stripe at the top. Air dry flat. Glue the flag