Lighting Hanukkah candles is a major part of celebrating The Festival of Lights, so let’s make sure we all have our own Hanukkiah to use! Grab all of your supplies for Project 1 and start creating!
You may have been practicing your dreidel spinning for a while now, but have you ever wondered about the path a dreidel travels during all that spinning? Grab your supplies for Project 2 and see what you discover!
A highlight of the Hanukkah story is the miracle of the oil, where the small amount of oil for the menorah in the temple burned for 8 nights! Grab your supplies for Project 3 to see another example of how magical oil can be!
These long winter nights can be so dark! Grab your supplies for Project 4 to create a little something that will light your way through the cold December nights. You may even decide to talk a little night walk with your family after!
Hanukkah is a celebration of miracles, freedom, and the rededication of the second temple in Jerusalem. And if you ask a child what do all celebrations need, they will probably say: decorations! Grab your supplies for Project 5 and prepare to get a little festive!
Hanukkah is often referred to as The Festival of Lights and revolves so much around the lighting of the candles. But we seldom take time to notice the shadows those very candles cast behind them. Grab your supplies for Project 6 and let’s see what happens when we pay attention to the shadows!
After 7 nights of lighting the hanukkiah, your children are probably pretty familiar with this special menorah and all of its parts, like the Shamash, or the helper candle! Grab your supplies for Project 7 and let’s see how many different ways you can create a Hanukkiah!
On the last night of Hanukkah, we watch as all of the candles melt away and start to feel a little sad to say goodbye to this holiday until next year. Grab your supplies for Project 8 to create your final masterpiece…or maybe you can make a few, just to keep Hanukkah going a little while longer!