Hanukkah - Teacher Resources

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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.

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    Rabbi Benjamin's Buttons Educator's Guide

    The story Rabbi Benjamin's Buttons reflects community as a foundation for Judaism. Through the child... read more

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    The Story of Hanukkah – Videos & Activities

    Introduce the story of Hanukkah and the history of this Jewish holiday through videos and classroom ... read more

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    Hanukkah Classroom Activities Gallery

    Explore the rich traditions and history of Hanukkah, with the worksheets and activities featured in ... read more

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    Menorah 2

    Enhance your teaching materials with this clip art image illustrating a Menorah – nine lighted candles for Jewish festival of Hanukkah. read more

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    Menorah

    Enhance your teaching materials with this clip art image illustrating a Menorah -- five lighted candles for Jewish festival of Hanukkah. read more

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    Happy Holidays

    Children write about the holiday or holidays that they celebrate in December (such as Christmas, Han... read more

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    Potato Print Wrapping Paper

    This arts & crafts lesson plan outlines how to make potato stamps for decorating gift wrap. This is... read more

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    Holiday Poems

    Students will write an acrostic poem from the name of a winter holiday: "Christmas," "Kwanzaa," or "... read more

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    Hanukkah History

    Learn about the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah, or the "Festival of Lights," starts on the 25th day of t... read more

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    Winter Holidays Chart

    This worksheet, meant to be used in conjunction with the Winter Holidays Lesson Plan, tests students... read more

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    Winter Holidays

    Use a lesson that provides students with an opportunity to learn about the traditions of various win... read more

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    Holiday Paper Chains

    In this arts and crafts lesson, children make paper chains with symbols from various holidays, such ... read more

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