10 easy Hanukkah crafts to make with kids
Paper top dreidels
Make a traditional spinning top out of everyday materials. With as few items as a toothpick, some glue and a strip of paper, friends and family will be twirling in no time.
Wrap yarn around a floral wreath frame to create a “base,” then embellish with easy-to-make felt flowers. Kids will love making their own Hanukkah wreath and hanging it outside to welcome guests.
Create a gilded Hanukkah tree using twigs and gold spray paint. Add some sparkle to the season with foil-wrapped chocolate gelt and gold dreidel ornaments.
Felt dreidel ornaments
When it comes to decorating these simple dreidel ornaments, leave the trimmings up to the kids. With a few stitches, moms can assemble the basic felt shape. Then, let the little ones unleash their imagination with glue and pom poms, ribbons and sequins.
Hanukkah sparkle card
Kids love shiny, sparkly things! Use a sheet of metallic paper to create this collage-like card. Mom can cut out shapes from fabric or paper or provide ribbons, glue and stickers to make cute one-of-a-kind Hanukkah cards.
Kids can have fun and play with their food with these marshmallow dreidels. Even moms that don’t cook can master this super simple craft in minutes. Take a jumbo marshmallow, attach a chocolate kiss with frosting and decorate.
Not only does this hand-crafted menorah look like it cost a lot of money, it repurposes everyday household goods. Fill nine leftover salt and pepper shakers with decorative blue salt before placing candles inside.
Hanukkah treat display
This is an easy craft for non-crafty moms. Have kids decorate a cut-out circle, glue to a Popsicle stick and use to make displays of cookies, candies and chocolate coins pretty.
Kids can create a unique handmade card with just a few basic supplies. Adhere a basic dreidel cut-out to a folded piece of construction paper and let kids write their Hanukkah sentiments inside.
Fun kids’ menorah
Multitask your kids’ school supplies with this safe and colorful menorah. Paint wooden thread spools and insert colored pencils topped with yellows erasers to represent “fire.”