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Create a Menorah Gallery

In this holiday arts and crafts lesson, students create unique menorahs for Hanukkah.
Grades
3 |
4 |
5
Holidays
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Objectives

  • Students will draw pictures of menorahs

Materials

  • Art materials

Procedures

  1. Provide students with this definition of a menorah:

    A menorah is a candlestand with nine branches. Usually eight candles—one for each day of Hanukkah—are of the same height, with a taller one in the middle, the shamash ("servant"), which is used to light the others.

  2. Explain that menorahs come in many different shapes and sizes - as long as they fit the description above. (Encourage students to bring in menorahs or pictures of them).
  3. Have students make pictures of menorahs.
  4. Create a display of the finished pieces.

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