ABC and 123: A Learning Collaborative: Resources for Teaching and Learning about Hanukkah

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Resources for Teaching and Learning about Hanukkah

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Hanukkah begins tonight at sundown and ends on December 9th. Hanukkah -also known as the Festival of Lights - is a Jewish Holiday commemorating the rededication of the temple in Jerusalem.

The ABC Home Preschool blog has a collection of 14 Hanukkah Crafts and Activities.

Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities has instructions for making a dreidel.

The Classroom Flyer has a post full of Hanukkah resources.

Creative Learning Fun has a wonderful Hanukkah learning packet with free printables.

Here is a list of books to help your kids learn about Hanukkah:

A Hanukkah Treasury
by Eric A. Kimmel

Celebrating Hanukkah
by Diane Hoyt-Goldsmith

Elijah's Angel: A Story for Chanukah and Christmas
by Michael J. Rosen

by Emily Sper

Hanukkah: Celebrating the Holiday of Lights (Finding Out About Holidays)
by Arlene Erlbach

The Hanukkah Ghosts
by Malka Penn

Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins
by Eric A. Kimmel

Light the Lights!: A Story About Celebrating Hanukkah and Christmas
by Margaret Moorman

The Magic Dreidels: A Hanukkah Story
by Eric A. Kimmel

Our Eight Nights of Hanukkah
by Michael J. Rosen


  1. Perfect just as I'm trying to design my Christmas Around the World.

  2. Thank you for featuring my blog! :)