14 Simple Kids Crafts for Hanukkah

Wondering what to make for Hanukkah, simple kids crafts, Hanukkah activities, star crafts for childrenMenorah and candelabrum art projects, including the Torah scroll and Dreidel.  Perfect crafts to celebrate the Festival of Lights for Hanukkah.

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Hanukkah

Hanukkah

1.  Candy Dreidels {edible craft} ~ This sweet spin on a classic toy makes a great treat or gift to make with the kids.  They will probably help you sample them along the way.  {snicker}

Hanukkah Garland

2.  Hanukkah Star Garland ~ Brighten up your home with a “six pointed star” Jewish garland.  It’s simple and easy to make.  You can make your own six pointed star or simply trace a cookie cutter.

Activities for Kids

Activities for Kids

3.  Hanukkah Craft ~ Your child’s handprints make a unique menorah.  They also make a great keepsake.  Each year you take it out you can see your child’s growth.

Activities for Kids
4.  Pencil & Paper Dreidels ~ Make a traditional spinning top from everyday items.  The dreidels are decorated with paper and four Hebrew letters.

Star Crafts for Children

Star Crafts for Children

5.  Star of David Mobile ~ Craft these six-pointed stars, the symbolic Star of David, with pipe cleaners.  You can string them together and hang them in a window.

Star of david Crafts
6.  Star of David Ornament ~ These Chanukkah ornaments are inspired from Mexican tin art.  You can download the star template to make the star of david ornaments or you can design a menorah or dreidel.

Menorah

Menorah

7.  Hanukkah Menorah ~ Make a Hanukah Menorah from toilet paper rolls or cardboard tubes.  Let the kids decorate them first, or you could cut them and then give them to the kids to decorate.

Hanukkah Menorah
8.  Stained Glass Menorah ~ Aren’t these menorah’s fabulous how the light shines through?  You can make them with black construction paper and colored tissue paper.

Candelabrum

Candelabrum

9.  Glittery Candelabrum {Menorah} ~ Kids will love helping build this modern menorah made with cardboard tubes, glitter glue, and metallic card stock.

Torah Scroll

What is the Torah?  Torah has a range of meanings in the Jewish tradition. It can most specifically mean the first five books of the Jewish Bible.

Torah Scroll

10.  Torah Scroll {edible craft} ~ Your children will have fun making these yummy edible Torah Scrolls from pretzel rods, fruit rolls, sprinkles and frosting.

Dreidel

What is a Dreidel?  A dreidel is a four-sided spinning top, played with during the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah.

Dreidel

11.  Dreidel Pops {Edible Crafts} ~ These cute dreidel pops might not actually hold up for a game of dreidel, but everyone will enjoy eating them as a treat after the game.  This tutorial will show you how to transform a marshmallow and a Hershey kiss into a fun Hanukkah treat.


12.  Paper Strip Dreidels ~ You can make these dreidels from materials you have around the house.   All you need is strips of construction paper, toothpicks and glue to make this traditional Jewish toy.

Festival of Lights

Festival of Lights

13.  Hanukkah Matchboxes {party favors} ~ Hanukkah is just around the corner and what better way to celebrate the Festival of Lights than to make and give personalized matchboxes with bundles of candles.  This idea is simple and fun to make and a perfect gift to give your friends and family to celebrate the holiday. The decorative matchboxes can become a new family tradition to light the Menorah for years to come.

Festival of Lights
14.  Festival of Lights {free printables} ~ Celebrate Hanukkah with these three free toy printables.  The printables include a driedel, Chanukkah box and a Menorah.

simple hannukah kids craft

 

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