- New Year’s Day — Jan. 1
- Labor Day — May 1
- Madaraka Day (Self-rule) — June 1
- Kenyatta Day (anniversary of the day Kenyatta was arrested) — Oct. 10
- Jamhuri Day (Independence/Republic Day) — December 12
Lesson Plan Ideas for Kenyan Holidays:
- Read descriptions of the last three holidays listed – discuss the importance of these.
- What are some holidays that are unique our country? How are these similar to / different than the holidays of Kenya?
- Have a class party where you “celebrate” one or more of these holidays!