What a great way to celebrate Kwanzaa. Create a banner to express the meaning of Kwanzaa.
2 Sheets 9" X 12" black Foam
1 Sheet 9" X 12" red Foam
1 Sheet 9"X 12" green Foam
1 Sheet 9" X 12" butterscotch Foam
White Sharpie Poster Paint Marker
4" - 1/3" black satin ribbon
Click on Printables and using patterns, cut shapes from foam.
Assemble banner as shown in photo. Glue in place.
Cut irregular triangle shapes from red, green and black foam. Glue to bottom of candle holder.
Cut smaller irregular triangle shapes and glue around sign.
Print the seven principles (Nguzo saba) of Kwanzaa on candles using a white poster paint marker.
Glue a 4" piece of black ribbon into a loop then glue to back of banner for hanger.
The seven principles of Kwanzaa are: Umoja-Unity, Kujichagulia-Self Determination, Ujima-collective Work and responsibility, Ujamaa-cooprative economics, Nia-Purpose, Kuumba-Creativity and Imani-Faith
Katie is the writer and creator of View From The Fridge. She is also the mom to two adorable little boys (and another baby on the way), and wife to a great guy! She loves to craft, decorate, dream up projects for her home, and she’s learning to love to cook (though not there quite yet). She started View From The Fridge in the fall of 2013. Katie also enjoys coffee, a good glass of wine or beer (when she’s not expecting!), running, and anything outside. She lives in Minnesota and takes full advantage of the wonderful (but short) summer season outside with her family.
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