Hanukkah crafts for kids

3 Fun Crafts For The Festival Of Lights

Help your kids embrace the traditions of Hanukkah with these fun and easy Hanukkah themed craft ideas!

Felt dreidel banner

Felt driedel banner

Supplies:

  • Assorted colors of felt
  • Pen
  • Scissors
  • Craft glue
  • String
  • Tape

Directions:

  1. Use your pen to draw a dreidel shape onto a piece of felt. Cut out the shape with scissors, then use it as a template to trace the other dreidels for your banner. Cut out eight felt dreidels total.
  2. Cut out circles, squares and triangles from various colors of felt.
  3. Decorate the dreidels with the felt shapes. Use craft glue to glue the felt shapes in place.
  4. Cut a piece of string approximately 6 feet long. Glue the dreidels to the string and lay them flat until they are completely dry.
  5. Hang the banner and secure it in place with tape.

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Craft stick Star of David

Craft stick Star of David

Supplies:

  • 6 Craft sticks
  • Glue
  • Blue paint
  • Paint brush
  • Ribbon

Directions:

  1. Glue three of the craft sticks together to make a triangle. Do the same with the remaining three sticks.
  2. Turn one triangle upside down and set it on top of the other triangle to form the Star of David. Glue the two triangles together.
  3. Paint the star blue and then allow it to dry completely.
  4. Cut a 6-inch piece of ribbon. Tie it at the top of the star, then use the ribbon to hang it.

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Handprint menorah

Handprint menorah craft

Supplies:

  • Card stock
  • Blue paint
  • Yellow paint

Directions:

  1. Dip your child's hands in the blue paint.
  2. Make two hand prints on the card stock, overlapping the thumbs to form the menorah.
  3. Wash your child's hands.
  4. Have your child dip his thumb in the yellow paint. Put a yellow thumb print at the top of each blue finger to make the "flame" for the hand print menorah.
Image credit: Amy Vowles

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Comments on "Hanukkah crafts for kids"

Lauren November 29, 2012 | 9:29 AM

These are really great ideas to teach kids about Hanukkah and allow them to have some fun while learning. Thanks!!

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