Easy Hanukkah Crafts for Kids to Have Fun

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Hanukkah is here guys! We wish you a very Happy Hanukkah. Some might not be knowledgeable about this term Hanukkah right! So let me tell you some facts about this Jewish Festival. As it mentions Hanukkah is a Jewish festival of eight days it’s also known as the festival of lights. And also named Chanukah or Hanukkah. Despite cultural differences, it’s often celebrated in many countries by Jewish and non-Jewish people. People celebrate these eight days with menorah lighting, eating delicious fried foods, and doing prayers. This festival came right before Christmas as its festival of the winter season. This festival celebrates ideal Judaism and commemorates in special the rededication of the Second Temple of Jerusalem by the lighting of candles on each day of the festival.

As you now know the basic facts of these festivals. Let us bring you some more fun to celebrate this festival. Here K4 craft comes with some amazing craft ideas to celebrate your Hanukkah beautifully. So, let’s get started!

Simple Hanukkah Crafts For Kids

Menorah Lights with Paper Bags

Menorah lighting is the most important thing to celebrate Hanunakha. So, why not do this differently. This craft idea is going to show you how to create beautiful menorah lighting with ordinary paper bags. So, let’s see!

Menorah Lights with Paper Bags
Image Source/Tutorial: Make and Takes

Difficulty level: Easy

Materials required: White nine Paper bags without handles, lights, blue and golden paint, and brush.

This craft will be done on nine white paper bags. The star of David, with six edges containing stars, will be drawn on the center of the bags with blue and golden paints and brushes. Some lights will be put inside the bags and the bags will be placed in a line on your floor or table to decorate your house.

Marshmallow Dreidels DIY craft

Let us first know about Dreidels. Some of you might not know about it. Dreidels are four-sided spinning top that is used to play by children during many Jewish festivals including Hanukkah. So, you’re gonna make the Dreidels, in marshmallow forms. You can serve them as snacks to your guests.

Marshmallow Dreidels DIY craft Hanukkah Crafts For Kids
Image Source/Tutorial: hwtm

Difficulty level: Easy

Materials required: White marshmallows, orange color sticks, blue cream/ syrup, triangle chocolate tips.

Some white marshmallows will be cut like Dreidels. The marshmallows will be put inside orange sticks. Blue soup will be added to the marshmallows and a chocolate chip will be put on its tip. It will look like Dreidels, you can use them as snacks on Hanukkah eve.

Star of David; Hanukkah Symbol Craft with Shiny ropes

 The Star of David is the symbol of Judaism. And as you all already know that Hanukkah is a Jewish festival then you should also know that people decorate your house with these symbols in Hanukkah. As it is a festival to celebrate Judaism. So, in this craft, you will learn to make a Jewish star with some shiny paper ropes.

Star of David; Hanukkah Symbol Craft with Shiny ropes
Image Source/Tutorial: Make and Takes

Difficulty level: Easy

Materials required: Paper plate, shiny paper decoration ropes, green glitters, scissors, and craft glue.

This craft will be placed over a paper plate. And a star of David will be made over it with a shiny rope. The star will have six points and one dot in the center like the symbol. The glitter will be put on the white plate. And the star will hang the shiny rope. Hang it on your door to illuminate your house.

Beautiful Paper Menorah Light Craft

This menorah Craft will be made with paper and paints. It will look so amazing that your guests will love them. You can also hang them to decorate your house. So, let’s learn how to make it.

Beautiful Paper Menorah Light Craft Hanukkah Crafts For Kids
Image Source/Tutorial: Simple Play Ideas

Difficulty level: Easy

Materials required: Yellow and blue color paper, white sellotape, scissors, and craft glue.

This menorah art will be placed on blue paper. The traditional menorah lights will be made on paper with white sellotape. The lights will be made by a small circle of yellow color cardboard over the tip of the nine lights. 

Beautiful Dreidels DIY paper Watercolor Craft

These crafts will be made by some colorful dreidels. Kids and play with them to celebrate Hanukkah. It will be so colorful and shiny. So, Let’s move on.

Beautiful Dreidels DIY paper Watercolor Craft
Image Source/Tutorial: Creative Jewish Mom

Difficulty level: Easy

Materials required: Cardboard, paints, brush, pencil, rubber, and scissors 

Four dreidels shapes will be cut out from cardboard. The four cardboard will be painted like the reference pictures. Kids can use them to play or you can use them to decorate your house.

Colorful Menorah Lights with Lego

Nine Menorah lights are the more traditional and symbolic thing in Hanukkah. But this craft will be different as you’re going to make Menorah lights with Lego toys.

Colorful Menorah Lights with Lego Hanukkah Crafts For Kids
Image Source/Tutorial: What We Do All Day

Difficulty level: Hard

Materials required: Lego toys and bundling blocks.

This craft will be based on totally lego toys. So you need to have lego. Nine stands of menorah lights will be made with the lego by the reference picture. And put a lego character on the side of the menorah. You can put these as a display on your table.

Colorful Hanukkah Menorah craft with Paper strips

This will be your third Menorah lights craft suggestion. You will need to do this craft with just some paper strips. This will look colorful and you can decorate your house with it on Hanukkah eve.

Colorful Hanukkah Menorah craft with Paper strips
Image Source/Tutorial: Simple Play Ideas

Difficulty level: Very Easy.

Materials required: Colorful Paper strips, A big cardboard, scissors, and craft glue.

This craft will be placed over cardboard. A menorah light will be made on the cardboard with some colorful paper strips from the reference picture.

Colorful Menorah with small paint bottles

This menorah Craft will be a very creative one as you’re going to make them with small paint bottles. You all throw the bottles of paints after using them right! But you’re going to learn to transform them into beautiful menorah lights.

Colorful Menorah with small paint bottles Hanukkah Crafts For Kids
Image Source/Tutorial: Parents

Difficulty level: Easy

Materials required: Eight same sizes of small bottles, one a little big bottle, paints, brush, paper, scissors, and craft glue.

The craft will be done in eight small and big bottles. You will cover the bottles with white paper and color the papers with paint and a brush by the reference picture. Paper lights will be made with paper rolls and yellow color round paper with the bottles. The big bottle will be placed in the center and other bottles will be placed on its side.

A shiny Star of David with Icecream sticks

This will be our second Jewish star suggestion. You’re going to make this craft with some ice cream sticks. It will look like a beautiful decorator for Hanukkah.

A shiny Star of David with Ice-cream sticks
Image Source/Tutorial: Evermine

Difficulty level: Easy

Materials required: Ice cream sticks, Hanukkah stickers containing yarn to hang the star, silver paint, brush, and craft glue.

This craft will be done with ice cream sticks. A symbolic Jewish star of David will be made with sticks and colored slivers. The star will be hanging with a yarn that contains Hanukkah stickers.

Colorful Menorah with Transparent Papers

This will be our last Menorah lighting craft. It will be made with some transparent paper and clothes. It will look so beautiful.

Colorful Menorah with Transparent Papers Hanukkah Crafts For Kids
Image Source/Tutorial: Upper West Side Mom

Difficulty level: Easy

Materials required: Transparent Papers, colorful cloths, scissors, and craft glue.

This craft will be made like menorah lights with colorful paper and clothes. A bowl is a shape that will be made with gray paper and nine colorful clothes will be put over the bowl. It will be used to decorate your wall and house.

Beautiful Dreidels Decorator ropes for Hanukkah

This craft will be a rope that will be made with various paper dreidels. You can hang them on your walls. It will be so beautiful there. This dreidel will contain many Jewish symbols to make them more perfect for Hanukkah. So, let’s see what you need to do!

Beautiful Dreidels Decorator ropes for Hanukkah
Image Source/Tutorial: she knows

Difficulty level: Easy

Materials required: Sky blue, and deep blue, white papers, paint and brush, scissors, and craft glue.

This rope will be made with many sky-blue and blue colored paper of dreidels shape. Hanukkah symbols like stars and Jewish flags will be made over the papers. The papers will be put together with a rope. You can hang this on your house on Hanukkah.

Beautiful Paper Candles for Hanukkah

This craft will be made with some paper candles. These candles will look so beautiful. You will decorate your house with them on Hanukkah. It will get rid of bad vibes.

Beautiful Paper Candles for Hanukkah Crafts For Kids
Image Source/Tutorial: Creative Jewish Mom

Difficulty level: Easy

Materials required: Pipes like cardboard, cardboard, golden glitters, scissors, and craft glue.

These candles will be made over pipe-like cardboard. A ring-like candle shape will be made with cardboard. The fire of the candle will be made with paper and glitter and put on the top of the ring. The ring will be put on the pipe like cardboard. There are a total of five of these types of candles and the pipe cardboard will be colored blue and white. You can also make a menorah with them to decorate your house.

Colorful Paper Dreidels toys for Hanukkah

These crafts will be the actual dreidel toys. Kids are gonna have a blast playing with them. These crafts are going to be so beautiful and cute.

Colorful Paper Dreidels toys for Hanukkah
Image Source/Tutorial: Bible Belt Balabusta

Difficulty level: Easy

Materials required: Color papers, colorful sticks, scissors, and craft glue.

These dreidel toys will be made by folding colored papers. Jewish symbols will be made on the papers. You need to follow the reference picture to make them and have fun playing with them.

Shiny Hanukkah Gelt Coins decorator with Papers

Hanukkah Gelt coins are traditional Jewish chocolate you can have on Hanukkah. In this craft, you will learn to decorate these chocolates. These will look so good. You can gift these coins to your guests.

Shiny Hanukkah Gelt Coins decorator with Papers Hanukkah Crafts For Kids
Image Source/Tutorial: The Monday Box

Difficulty Level: Very Easy

Materials Required: Different rappers gelt coins, golden bags, star toys, and dreidels.

This craft is the easiest. All you need to do is to decorate and adjust the gelt coins inside the golden bags and present them to your guests.

Beautiful Hanukkah Wreath for Door Decoration

The wreath is one of the essential decors at the Hanukkah celebration. So, you must want it to be perfect right! This craft is all about it, so let’s move on.

Beautiful Hanukkah Wreath for Door Decoration
Image Source/Tutorial: Lollies and Lattes

Difficulty Level:  Hard

Materials required:  A shiny blue wreath, menorah, star, and other significant Hanukkah small toys and hot glue.

This craft will place over a shiny blue wreath. All you need to do will to decorate the wreath with small memory, stars, and dreidels toys. And place it on our doorway on Hanukkah ever.

Shiny Candie and Food Rapers with Cloth and plastic for Hanukkah

Dry food and candies are a kind of a tradition to eat in Hanukkah. So, you must want to present your guests with some tasty food with great decoration. This craft is just for that.

Shiny Candie and Food Rapers with Cloth and plastic for Hanukkah Crafts For Kids
Image Source/Tutorial: Creative Jewish Mom

Difficulty Level; Easy

Materials required:  Shiny plastic food wrappers designed clothes pieces and sliver ribbon, scissors, and craft glue.

Your foods will be warped with beautiful shiny plastic and clothes. You just need to do it as the reference pictures.

Table Decorator with Gel coins for Hanukkah

This craft is going to be so amazing as you’re gonna make it with felt coins. Let’s see then!

Table Decorator with Gel coins for Hanukkah
Image Source/Tutorial: My Jewish Learning

Difficulty level: Easy

Materials Required:  Gel coins and glue.

This craft will be placed on a table. The felt coins will be placed horizontally one row over another and the craft will be ready after that. It will look so beautiful.

Colorful Candles for Hanukkah

Candles and lights are the most important thing in this celebration. And you’re going to make some beautiful candles with these craft ideas.

Colorful Candles for Hanukkah Crafts For Kids
Image Source/Tutorial: Bible Belt Balabusta

Difficulty Level: Hard

Materials required: Candle flame, beeswax, strain, paraffin wax, the wick.

This craft is based on raw material work so we suggest you go through the candle-making process and then make it as the reference picture. It will look so unique and you will get lots of praise.

These are some quite interesting and creative Craft suggestions for Hanukkah. We hope that you celebrate this Hanukkah with your Jewish friends and family safely and healthily. 

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