INSIDE: Have a blast celebrating Hanukkah this December with all these fun, creative, and unique Hanukkah Crafts and Activities for toddlers and preschoolers. 50+ easy fun ideas you can do this season with your little one to make the best memories.
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You have come to the right place for all things Hanukkah this season! This year Hanukkah start in November, so I have prepared this fabulous list of simple and creative Hanukkah activity ideas for kids a bit early. There are so many ideas here that once you go through it you will want to do them all! Tons of Menorah, Star of David and Dreidel crafts.
Wonderful ways to celebrate with your kids!
The Best Hanukkah Activities for Kids!
Although, I and my family celebrate Christmas, this year I had a lot of requests to share some Hanukkah activities and crafts.
A little known fact about me, my father-in-law was Jewish and we do always include a small Hanukkah celebration during our Christmas celebrations when I get together with my in-laws. Some years the kids play with dreidel toys and we always have latkes during our Christmas dinner.
This year I decided to include a few Hanukkah activities along with our Christmas ones. This year we made a Menorah using craft sticks and yarn that I just loved how it turned out! I am really excited to share that one with you. I have been inspired by yarn recently, so I have a few yarn crafts coming soon to the blog that I hope you will enjoy as well.
How do you celebrate the holiday season?
Looking for some great Hanukkah Books for Kids? Check out this fun list!
32 Easy Hanukkah Crafts for Kids
Yarn Wrapped Menorah Craft by Happy Toddler Playtime
This super Easy Hanukkah craft for kids – star suncatcher by Nuture Store is so pretty!
And how adorable is this Watercolor Dreidel by Creative Jewish Mom.
Make Your Own Hanukkah Bath with this cute idea from Simple Play Ideas
These Stained Glass Menorahs from Upper West Side Mom will definitely be a favourite with your little ones this season.
This simple Paper Plate Star of David by Make and Takes is great for toddlers.
Jewish Stick Symbols by Meri Cherry is so creative! I simply love it!
Hanukkah Luminaries from Make and Takes are super cute and easy for kids of all ages.
This 3D Hanukkah Menorah Craft by Kids Craft Room is also a great craft that includes a free printable.
More Hanukkah Crafts for Kids
Handprint Menorah – Alpha Mom
Tape Resist Hanukkah Craft – Melissa and Doug
How to Make Hanukkah Slime – Little Bins for Little Hands
Chanukah Candles for Kids – Jewish Moms and Crafters
How to Make a Menorah Hanukkah Craft with Shapes – Hands On As You Grow
Hanukkah Popsicle Stick Dreidel Craft – Creative Jewish Mom
Cardboard Tubes Hanukkah Menorah Kids’ Craft Mini Monets and Mommies
Hanukkah Stamping – 3 Dinosaurs
Easy dreidel craft with printable template – Nuture Store
Thumb Print Hanukkah Gift Bag – Crayola
Cereal Menorah Craft – Kix Cereal
Hanukkah Stamps – Education
Homemade Hanukkah wrapping paper – Tory Avey
Spinning star mobile craft with template – Nuture Store
Star of David Pockets – Centophobe
Clothespin Hanukkah Menorah Craft for Kids – Moms and Crafters
Super Easy Hanukkah Dreidel Craft for Kids – What We Do All Day
Hanukkah Dreidel Wall Art – Meri Cherry
Chanukah Craft: Tissue Paper Cut Outs – Creative Jewish Mom
Homemade Holidays: Tinfoil Festive Hanukkah Cards – Scum Dilly Do
Collage Fun Menorah Craft – Bagels and Crawfish
Recycled Dreidel Garland – Meri Cherry
How to Make Hanukkah Art with Pointillism – Coffee and Carpool
Puffy Dreidel Craft – Crafts by Amanda
20+ Fun Hanukkah Activities for Kids
Here are some fun activities includes sensory bins that are fun to create for kids this Hanukkah.
Cotton Ball Rainbow Menorah – Happy Toddler Playtime
Hanukkah Dreidel Blocks – Over the Big Moon
Hanukkah Sensory Bin – 3Dinosaurs
A Handmade Hanukkah Game: Spinning Tops From Plastic Bottle Caps – Creative Jewish Mom
How to Make a Lego Dreidel – Simple Play Ideas
Hanukkah Menorah Snack – Pre-K Pages
LEGO Menorah – What We Do All Day
Invitation to Create Magnetic Shapes Dreidels – Fun and Fantastic Learning
Chanukah Sensory Bag – Torah Toy Blog
Printable Jewish dominoes set – Nurture Store
Hanukkah Tic Tac Toe Game – Over the Big Moon
Washi Tape Menorah – Everyday Jewish Mom
- Hanukkah Sensory Board – Aviva
- Hanukkah Bakery Dramativ Play Center – In Praise of Play
- Hanukkah Play Dough Set – Play All Day Shops
- Hanukkah Themed Bath – With Love from Ima
- Dreidel Painting – CardBoard School House
- Cookies with Hanukkah-themed expressions – Aviva Brown
- Preschool Activities for Hanukkah – Sensory bin – Jewish Moms and Crafters
This activity is good for kids 2 years and up. My kids are 3.5, 3.5, and 7 year old.
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Exciting Sensory Bins for Curious Kids
Boring afternoons are made exciting with awesome animal-based bins, like Salty Shark Bay or Yarn Farm. Pretend play bins like Birthday Cake Sensory Play or Bubble Tea Party encourage creativity and imagination. And your kids will have so much fun they won’t even know they’re getting smarter with STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) activities like Sink or Float Soup, Magnetic Letter Hunt or Ice Cream Scoop and Count.
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