• Entertainment and Activities
    Hanukkah Activities and Crafts
    Wooden Star of David
    Wooden Star of David Activity for an individual child Age group: 18-40 months Duration of activity: 20 minutes Materials: 6 craft sticks White craft glue Blue and white tempera paints 2 shallow pie tins Paintbrushes Your child will be learning a...
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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...
  • Hanukkah Printables
    A Hanukkah Book
    This printable asks children to make a booklet full of Hanukkah pictures. ...
  • Hanukkah Printables
    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
    Menorah Cut and Color
    Print and color this Menorah as a decoration for your Hanukkah celebration. ...
  • Hanukkah Printables
    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
    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 ...
  • Star of David Necklace for Kids
    Hanukkah Activities and Crafts
    Star of David Necklace
    Star of David NecklaceThis easy-to-make necklace can be worn to demonstrate pride in one's heritage.Materials Yellow, blue, and white construction paper Pencil or marker Ruler Glue ScissorsDirections Draw two triangles (with two- to three-inch si...
    Trish Kuffner, author of The Preschooler's Busy Book
  • Hanukkah Dreidel Games
    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
    Dreidel
    DreidelDreidel is the name of both the small spinning top used to play this game and of the game itself. Follow these directions to make your own dreidel, then read on for some fun dreidel games.  Materials Small, square milk or juice carton Pla...
    Trish Kuffner, author of The Preschooler's Busy Book