50+ Fun & Easy Hanukkah Crafts and Activities for Kids

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.

Are you on the hunt for fun and easy Hanukkah crafts and activities for kids of all ages!

UPDATED in 2022 with new ideas, activities and crafts for kids of all ages!

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.

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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

Craft Stick Menorah Craft

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

Star of David Stain-glass Craft

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

Pom Pom Hanukkah Colour Matching

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

Age Suitability

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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