8 Hanukkah crafts for kids

From fun DIY menorahs to pretty dreidel paper crafts, celebrate the Festival of Lights with these kid-friendly Hanukkah projects.

8 Hanukkah crafts for kids

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Welcome the Festival of Lights with one of these fun and festive crafts for kids.

Dinosaur Menorah

Put a prehistoric spin on those eight special nights with this fun dino menorah. Because of drilling and spray paint, this craft is a great project for kids and parents to work on together. 

Get the instructions: Momfluential

8 Hanukkah crafts for kidsPhoto: Momfluential

Recycled Hanging Ornament

Using supplies you already have around the house, kids can create their own unique homage to the Festival of Lights. 

Get the instructions: Creative Jewish Mom

8 Hanukkah crafts for kidsPhoto: Creative Jewish Mom


DIY Menorah

Kid will love personalizing their own menorah. Hit up the craft store and get creative. The finished product would make a great gift for grandparents. 

Get the instructions: Sheri Silver

8 Hanukkah crafts for kidsPhoto: Sheri Silver

Perler Bead Dreidel

Show us a house with kids that doesn't have a case of Perler beads squirrelled away somewhere! Great for hand-eye coordination, this peaceful craft can be jazzed up as much as you like. 

Get the instructions: Joyful Jewish

8 Hanukkah crafts for kidsPhoto: Joyful Jewish

Hanukkah Sun Catchers

These simple-to-follow instructions show kids how to make a beautiful "stained glass" Star of David and dreidel. 

Get the instructions: Craft Project Ideas

8 Hanukkah crafts for kidsPhoto: Craft Project Ideas


Lego Menorah

Unfortch, we don't have instructions for this epic Lego menorah, but something tells us innovative tots will give this one look and already have it figured out. This site is also a great resource for fun Jewish crafts and a healthy dose of humour. 

Get more information: Bible Belt Balabusta

8 Hanukkah crafts for kidsPhoto: Bible Belt Balabusta

Hanukkah Paper Cards

Spread cheer this season with special homemade Hanukkah cards. Using basic supplies like cereal boxes, glue and tinfoil, little artists can personalize their own festive greeting.

Get the instructions: Scrumdilly-Do!

8 Hanukkah crafts for kidsPhoto: Scrumdilly-Do!

Paper Dreidel Garland

Pretty and festive, big kids can tackle this craft alone, younger children will need some help. 

Get the instructions: Paging Supermom

8 Hanukkah crafts for kidsPhoto: Paging Supermom
This article was originally published on Dec 01, 2015

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