Hanukkah Activities, Projects and Lesson Plans

The Hanukkah seasonal pages will provide you with great resources for a number of Hanukkah related topics. Ideas within this section include: journal activities, lesson plans and internet resources.

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Hanukkah (also spelled Chanukah) also known as the 'Festival of Lights' is a Jewish Holiday lasting eight days. The holiday commemorates the rededication of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem. It starts on the 25th day of Kislev on the Hebrew Calendar.

Hanukkah begins at sundown on these dates:
December 6, 2015
December 24, 2016
December 12, 2017
December 2, 2018

Check our December Events Calendar for more important dates

Chanukah Printables
Chanukah begins on the 25th day of the month of Kislev in the Jewish calendar (November/December).

Childfun Family Web Site
Hanukkah crafts and activities.

HanuKat offers a playful, interactive way for children, parents, grandparents and friends – both Jewish and non-Jewish - to celebrate Hanukkah and Passover.

Celebrate this holiday with Billy Bear.

Hanukkah Crafts for Kids
A great collection of fun and easy craft ideas.

Judaism for Kids
This site is by About.com and includes numerous resources.

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