Hanukkah Worksheets, Printables and Activities

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.

Hanukkah Activities for the Classroom

Your students will enjoy learning the meaning behind the holiday, creating their own dreidels, singing Israeli children's songs, writing holiday poems, and much more! These activities explore traditions and celebrate Hanukkah while also covering reading, writing, math, art, and social studies. You'll find materials that meet the needs of your students, no matter which grade you teach.

Choice Boards

Perfect for learning centers, early-finisher and extension activities, or take-home activities, these choice boards feature activities that will help students learn about and celebrate Hanukkah.

Hanukkah Videos

Introduce the story of Hanukkah to your students with these short videos and accompanying extension activities. The videos have been selected for specific grade levels, and activities include games, art projects, reading passages, and writing prompts.

Hanukkah Printables

Teach your students about Hanukkah with these printables. Includes a mini-book with celebrations around the world, a story describing Jewish traditions, foods, and holidays, and an art project making Hanukkah cards.

Holiday-Themed Lesson Plans

These lesson plans will help students understand Hanukkah traditions with acrostic poem writing, singing, menorah making, and more.

Hanukkah Art & Music Activities

Incorporate Hanukkah activities into art and music classes by creating potato print wrapping paper, singing Israeli songs, making paper chains with Hanukkah symbols, and making menorah galleries.

Hanukkah Language Arts Activities

Help students learn about the Jewish holiday Hanukkah while also developing their reading and creative writing skills with this reading passage and an acrostic poems activity.

Hanukkah Social Studies Activities

Explore Hanukkah connections using these social studies resources. Includes videos to introduce the story of Hanukkah, a chart of Jewish holidays, and a reading passage about the history of Hanukkah.


Browse our collection of slideshows to find resources that introduce your students to winter holidays like Hanukkah and include fun learning activities.

Clip Art Images

Choose from our Clip Art Images to use in your Hanukkah teaching resources.
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More Winter Holidays

If you enjoyed these resources for Hanukkah, you might like to check out our holiday packets or explore resource collections for other winter holidays.

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