Black History Month

Black History Month

African Animal Fair
Choose a dough recipe from the Idea Box's craft recipe section: http://www.theideabox.com/ideas.nsf/craft+recipe Demonstrate how to roll, knead, shape and mold the dough into African ani ...
http://www.theideabox.com/African_Animal_Fair.html
African Village
Have your students spend time exploring different types of African Homes. They can create a gallery by working in groups and choosing a home to draw and decorate. You can also take this a ...
http://www.theideabox.com/African_Village.html
At Home In Africa
Describe life as an african animal. Teacher: display pictures, read stories, or show videos or filmstrips about African animals. Have students select an African animal. Have them answer the ...
http://www.theideabox.com/At_Home_In_Africa.html
Boats, Boats
Have students perform the following actions as they recite Theodore Shorack's "Boats, Boats." Note the action movements for the students and the leader. Boats, Boats Boats, Boats of ...
http://www.theideabox.com/Boats,_Boats.html
Carribean Garden
Have students study pictures of native Carribean plants, such as, passion fruit, banana and lime trees, lilies, bouganvillea, oleander, hibiscus, bamboo, royal palms, guava, ginger, orchids, ...
http://www.theideabox.com/Carribean_Garden.html
Colors of Africa
Study the colors that represent Africa. Display the African Flag. Teach the four colors of Africa by having the children color and display black, red, yellow and green objects that represe ...
http://www.theideabox.com/Colors_of_Africa.html
Happy Handshake
Trace and cutout 1 handprint on the skin toned construction paper. Cut out rectangles long enough to make "cuffs" for the wrists of the hands - glue on. Place the two hands together in a "s ...
http://www.theideabox.com/Happy_Handshake.html
Kwanzaa Flash Cards
Create a set of flash cards to illustrate the seven lessons or nguzo saba of Kwanzaa, a holiday created in 1966 by African-American leader Maulana Karenga. On a large card print the word ...
http://www.theideabox.com/Kwanzaa_Flash_Cards.html
Learn Swahili Words
Use African colors and harvest foods to decorate the cards or posters containing the words. asante (ah-sahn'-tay): thank you bendera (ben-de'-rah) the red, black, and green striped flag of ...
http://www.theideabox.com/Learn_Swahili_Words.html
Simon Says w/African Animals
Play an African version of Simon Says. You can use commands like this: Growl like a lion Swim like the crocodile Stretch like the giraffe Giggle like the monkey Trumpet like the elep ...
http://www.theideabox.com/Simon_Says_w.and.African_Animals.html
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