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    Hanukkah Activities and Crafts
    I Am a Dreidel
    I Am a Dreidel Activity for an individual child Age group: 18-40 months Duration of activity: 5 minutes Your toddler will enjoy spinning her body like a dreidel. The song can be sung to the traditional dreidel tune or to "Row Row Row Your Boat."...
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    Hanukkah Activities and Crafts
    Handprint Menorah
    Handprint Menorah Activity for an individual child Age group: 30-40 months Duration of activity: 15 minutes Materials: 1 sheet construction paper Blue tempera paint Yellow tempera paint 2 pie tins This activity is a great way to reinforce Jewish...
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    A Hanukkah Dreidel
    This printable will show children how to make a dreidel and play the game. ...
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    A Hanukkah Book
    This printable asks children to make a booklet full of Hanukkah pictures. ...
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    A Hanukkah Dreidel
    This printable will show children how to make a dreidel and play the game. ...
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    Hanukkah Holiday
    This printable asks children to draw a picture that shows what Hanukkah means to them. ...
  • Hanukkah Printables
    A Hanukkah Book
    This printable asks children to make a booklet full of Hanukkah pictures. ...
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    Menorah Cut and Color
    Print and color this Menorah as a decoration for your Hanukkah celebration. ...
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    Dreidel Cut and Color
    Print and color this Dreidel as a decoration for your Hanukkah celebration. ...
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    Hanukkah Activities and Crafts
    Striking Star of David
    Striking Star of David Seasonal Sense The Star of David, known in Hebrew as Magen David or Shield of David, is a six-point star created by placing one triangle upside down on top of another triangle. This Star is an accepted symbol of Judaism a...
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    Hanukkah Activities and Crafts
    Dreidel Games for Preschoolers
    Dreidel Games for PreschoolersMaterials Homemade or store-bought dreidel Pennies, dried beans, raisins, or other tokens for each playerDirections Each player puts one item from his pile of tokens into the center, making a pile called the pot. The...
    Trish Kuffner, author of The Preschooler's Busy Book
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    Hanukkah Activities and Crafts
    Designer Dreidel
    Designer Dreidel Holiday Hints Make several dreidel stained-glass ornaments to hang from each window, or string them together to make a garland. You might want to try making a Star of David design and alternating it with the dreidel. You can mo...
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    Hanukkah Activities and Crafts
    Menorah Moments
    Menorah Moments Children will delight in crafting this foam representation of a Hanukkah menorah. What makes this menorah even more special is the promise of a planned family activity that is written on each flame. Holiday Hints Instead of glui...
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    Hanukkah Activities and Crafts
    Decorative Dreidel Box
    Decorative Dreidel Box You can make your own dreidel out of clay by following these simple instructions. The accompanying box will store and protect your dreidel from season to season. Seasonal Sense A dreidel is a four-sided top with a Hebrew ...
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    Dreidel Cut and Color
    Print and color this Dreidel as a decoration for your Hanukkah celebration. ...
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  • Homemade Hanukkah Menorah Activity for Kids
    Hanukkah Activities and Crafts
    Build a Menorah
    Build a MenorahA menorah consists of nine candles, one for each day of Hanukkah, and one, called the shammash, used to light the other candles.  Materials 9 empty thread spools Playdough Large birthday candles Aluminum foil (optional)Directions ...
    Trish Kuffner, author of The Preschooler's Busy Book