Kwanzaa Kinara

By Sonya D. Springfield

What You’ll Need:

  • 9-inch paper plate
  • hole punch
  • markers or crayons
  • seven ice-cream sticks
  • scissors
  • tissue paper
  • glue
  • tape, if necessary

How to Make It:

  1. Fold a 9-inch paper plate in half. On the fold, punch seven evenly spaced holes.
  2. Decorate both sides of the plate.
  3. For candles, color seven ice-cream sticks: three red, one black, and three green.
  4. Cut out seven "flames" from tissue paper. Glue one at the end of each candle.
  5. Push the candles through the holes in the folded plate. If necessary, use tape to hold each candle in place.

Photo by Charles Cary

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