Jul 102013

Activities for Hanukkah Can Bring as Much Delight as the Holiday Itself

Activities for HanukkahActivities for Hanukkah

Hanukkah is a visual, hands-on learning delight for children who excel in creativity.  Activities for Hanukkah are a great outlet from the daily chore of doing typical schoolwork.

During the Hanukkah, you can teach your child about the history of the temple restoration. Your child can learn about the eight lights and nine branches of the menorah.

Whether you are Jewish or of another faith, Hanukkah interests many kids. Teaching your kids the Jewish traditions for Hanukkah will help them with history, culture, religion, and other related studies.

Your kids might enjoy art projects, baking, learning to make candles, or playing with a dreidel. Explore the sites below to find cool hands-on activities for your kids.

By letting your child learn through activities for Hanukkah, you can get away from the books. After all, too much time with books can cause kids with specific learning disabilities stress.

Activities for Hanukkah

In addition to hands-on activities, you can watch the History of Hanukkah from the History Channel as a laid back learning activity.

 If you want your kids to learn more about the history of the holiday, you may want to visit the Menorah Lighting Guide.
If your family has Jewish friends, you might want to check out the 8 Do’s and Don’ts for Hanukkah.  This page will help your child understand the cultural aspects of the holiday.
Whatever you decide to do for Hanukkah, your child will enjoy learning about this holiday.  As a child, I had a couple of Jewish friends and I LOVED learning about Hanukkah.  It is often a fun topic for kids to learn about!