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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 to create lasting memories and deepen children's appreciation of this special holiday.

Hanukkah worksheets

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.

Hanukkah Picture BINGO: Bring your classroom or Hanukkah celebration together! Perfect for all ages groups, you'll receive 32 assorted BINGO cards.

Dreidel Discovery Booklet: This 14-page booklet provides an in-depth look at the elements and meaning behind the dreidel. Through coloring and tracing exercises, students will explore the names and significance of the Hebrew letters on the dreidel.

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!

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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