Today it’s all about Unity! We are starting our Kwanzaa celebration, and as you already know, each day we celebrate one of the seven main principles.
So, let’s get the celebration going – with our Kwanzaa Day 1 Umoja coloring pages. Go grab your crayons!
Printable Kwanzaa Day 1 Coloring Page
Kwanzaa is a week-long holiday that celebrates and honors African-American culture, and anyone can join and participate in it. During this week, there is a lot of delicious food, traditional music and dancing, and many other family activities.
On Kwanzaa Day 1, which is on December 26, we celebrate Umoja, Swahili for Unity. It’s a day to join together as a family and community, and the first candle in the Kinara is lit.
Let’s find out what we need to give them some color:
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SUPPLIES NEEDED FOR KWANZAA DAY 1 COLORING SHEET
This coloring page is sized for standard letter printer paper dimensions – 8.5 x 11 inches.
- Something to color with: favorite crayons, colored pencils, markers, paint, water colors…
- (Optional) Something to cut with: scissors or safety scissors
- (Optional) Something to glue with: glue stick, rubber cement, school glue
- The printed Kwanzaa day 1 coloring page template pdf — see button below to download & print
Kwanzaa Day 1 Umoja – Unity
This coloring page features three hands close together next to a heart. Kids can color these hands as different colors to represent unity among different cultures and races. A cute idea would be coloring the heart with the Kwanzaa colors: Black, red, and green.
Download & Print Free Kwanzaa Day 1 Coloring Page pdf Here
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Developmental Benefits of Coloring Pages
We may think of coloring pages as just fun, but they also have some really cool benefits for both kids and adults:
- For kids: Fine motor skill development and hand-eye coordination develop with the action of coloring or painting coloring pages. It also helps with learning patterns, color recognition, structure of drawing and so much more!
- For adults: Relaxation, deep breathing and low-set up creativity are enhanced with coloring pages.
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