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Dreidel for Hanukkah

Hanukkah - Teacher Resources

Hanukkah, the "Festival of Lights," starts on the 25th day of the Jewish calendar month of Kislev and lasts for eight days and nights. Explore the rich traditions and history of Hanukkah, with our lessons, printables, activities, and resources. Your students will enjoy learning the meaning behind the holiday, creating their own dreidels, singing Israeli children's songs, writing holiday poems, taking Hanukkah-themed quizzes, and much more! You'll find materials that meet the needs of your students, no matter which grade you teach.

Educational Videos

The Story of Hanukkah – Videos & Activities

Printables

Rabbi Benjamin's Buttons Educator's Guide
Celebrations Around the World
The Story of Hanukkah
Making a Hanukkah Card
Holiday Bingo (K-4)
Hanukkah: The Festival of Lights
Hanukkah Word Scramble
More Hanukkah Printables

Lesson Plans

Clay Hanukkah Menorah
Holiday Paper Chains
Create a Menorah Gallery
Winter Holidays
Holiday Poems
Potato Print Wrapping Paper
Israeli Children's Songs
More Hanukkah Lessons

Hanukkah Art & Music Activities

Happy Holidays
Make and Play the Dreidel Game
Hanukkah Coloring Page
More Hanukkah Art & Music Activities

Hanukkah Reading & Language Arts Activities

A Holiday from Another Culture
Hanukkah Spelling Quiz
Hanukkah Facts Quiz

Clip Art Images

Menorah
Menorah 2

Hanukkah Social Studies Activities

The Story of Hanukkah – Videos & Activities
Hanukkah History
Jewish Holidays, 2015-2020
December Holidays Quiz
Winter Holidays Chart
Hanukkah: The Festival of Lights Exercises
Dreidel Games
How Many Holiday Things?
Holiday Memory Game
Giving Gifts
More Popular Hanukkah Social Studies Activities

Quizzes

All About Hanukkah Quiz

Slideshows

Favorite December Holiday Printables Slideshow, Grades K-4
December Holidays Printables Slideshow (3-5)
Favorite Hanukkah Activities Slideshow, Grades K-4
Hanukkah Slideshow
December Holidays Printables Slideshow (K-2)

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