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Hanukkah Menorah and Dreidel how-to craft

7 Sep 2020 | Inspirational Activity Ideas, Nursery and Early Years

Try our easy step-by-step Hanukkah Menorah and Dreidel crafts for kids. We’ve included the art and craft supplies you’ll need to create this festive craft. Simply make sure you have everything you need from our list below and follow the steps to make your own in time for Hanukkah.

Menorah Craft 

You will need:

Step 1:

Take the wooden clothes pegs and decorate them using glue, paint and glitter. You can add other things if you wish, just make them bright! Leave them to dry.

Step 2:

Whilst you’re waiting for the pegs to dry, take two paper plates and fold them in half to create semi-circles, before cutting slits in the middle of each one. Make sure the slits are cut from the closed end, and don’t cut all the through!

Step 3:

Take a third paper plate, fold it in half and sit the circled edge side in between the two slits (use photographs for reference)

Step 4:

Once the pegs are dry, clip them on to the top of the first paper plate and there you have it – your very own Hanukkah Menorah!

Paper Dreidel 

You will need:

Step 1:

Draw or print off a template like the one below and then cut around the outside, using any coloured card you like, we used blue.

Step 2:

Fold along all of the edges and glue the tabs in place using either a glue stick or PVA glue.

Step 3:

Make a hole in the top and stick a paper straw through it.

Your Dreidel is now ready to decorate and spin!

 

We’d love to see the finished results! Once you and the little ones have completed these crafts, take some photos, and tag us on Instagram or tweet us @hope_earlyyears. You can also share with us on Facebook at Hope Education UK.

If you like this, and want to see more how-to craft activities, head to our inspirational activities section of the blog.

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