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Hanukkah Activities Beyond the Dreidel

Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights, is a joyous and meaningful holiday celebrated by Jewish communities worldwide. The eight-day festival commemorates the miracle of the oil in the ancient Jewish temple and serves as a time for family, reflection, and celebration. While the dreidel game is a beloved Hanukkah tradition, there are numerous other activities that can add an extra spark to your Hanukkah celebrations.

In this blog post, we will explore some exciting Hanukkah activities beyond the dreidel, allowing you to create lasting memories and deepen your appreciation of this special holiday.

Early Childhood Hanukkah Learning Packet:

With over 30 interactive pages, this comprehensive Hanukkah-themed Early Elementary Education Learning Packet combines fun-filled activities with academic content to deepen understanding and appreciation of the Hanukkah festival. From tracing Hebrew letters on the dreidel to engaging spelling exercises, exciting math activities, and stimulating the senses, this booklet offers an immersive learning experience for young learners.

Upper Elementary Hanukkah Worksheets: This delightful assortment of worksheets provides fun and educational opportunities for children to dive into the festive spirit. You'll also receive decorative copies of the Dreidel Game instructions and Hanukkah blessings. Grab your crayons, pencils, and scissors, and prepare for an unforgettable Hanukkah celebration filled with creativity, laughter, and learning.

Hanukkah Picture BINGO: Hanukkah Picture BINGO is the perfect NO-PREP, EASY, and FUN game for classrooms or Hanukkah parties. With 16 assorted BINGO cards included, you'll need one card per player and a pencil to mark off the boxes. You can even transform the BINGO call cards into a thrilling Memory game.

Hanukkah Handbook & Activity Booklet: This 14-page booklet offers a variety of fun learning opportunities. Watch their knowledge grow as they progress through the booklet, solving puzzles and decoding messages. This booklet can be completed independently or in pairs, providing your students a dynamic and interactive learning experience.

Hanukkah Headbands: Do you remember the game Headbanz? If not, check out the commercial. This Hanukkah version is played by the same rules. Hanukkah Headbands is a fast-pace party game. Players have 60 seconds to guess the Hanukkah-themed image on their card through a series of "yes" or "no" questions. Both English and Hebrew versions are included!

Jewish Holiday Worksheet Bundle: Never worry about lesson planning for a Jewish Holiday again! This assortment of over 60 educational and fun holiday-themed worksheets includes crossword puzzles, word searches, crack the code, hidden messages, coloring sheets, and so much more. Select the activity sheets of the season and distribute them on Rosh Hashanah, Sukkot, Hanukkah, Tu Bishvat, Purim, Passover, Yom Ha'atzmaut, and Shavuot!


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