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Kwanzaa Chain

Teach your toddler to build a Kwanzaa chain made of colored construction paper, and use it to decorate the hall.

Materials

  • Red, green, and black construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue or paste

Directions

  1. Cut strips of red, green, and black construction paper 3-4 inches long and 1/2-1 inch wide.
  2. Have your child form a circle with one strip, gluing the ends together.
  3. Take the next strip and loop it through the first circle, again gluing the ends together.
  4. Tell him to continue looping and gluing until the chain is the length he wants.
  5. Use to decorate doorways, walls, and so on.

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Copyright 1999 by Patricia Kuffner. Excerpted from The Toddler's Busy Book with permission of its publisher, Meadowbrook Press.

To order this book visit Meadowbrook Press.


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