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Eight Days of Hanukkah are eight different experiences. Here are some interesting activities for the 8 days of Chanukkah.

Eight Days of Hanukkah

Hanukkah is a time when the spirit of the eight-day festival rules the body, mind, and soul of Jewish people across the world. Each day of the Festival of Lights is filled with exciting activities that are both spiritual and a lot of fun. Eight Days of Hanukkah are eight different experiences. However, thoughtful planning is necessary to ensure full-fledged enjoyment throughout the festival. So, plan how to spend your holidays in a nice way and enjoy to the fullest! Here are some interesting activities that you may do during the eight days of Chanukkah.
  • Lighting of the significant Menorah officially starts on the first night of Hanukkah. This is the best time to teach your children the traditional Hanukkah blessings and Hanukkah songs. Pick some familiar tunes for the songs so that children can easily learn and memorize the Chanukkah songs.
  • Buy some wooden dreidels and decorate them using glitters and felt. Paint them and play with the 'personalized dreidel' with your children. Playing the dreidel game with your children is a great time pass! You may also use the wooden dreidels to decorate your home.
  • Make Hanukkah crafts such as medium sized Star of the David, paper box for storing Hanukkah gifts etc. Hanukkah crafts are easy to make and are meant for all ages. Browse through the internet and look for some Hanukkah crafts that can be made during the Hanukkah nights.
  • Show your culinary expertise. Prepare and serve the traditional foods of Hanukkah. Ask others to join in your cooking. Too many cooks in the kitchen will be a pleasant experience!
  • Narrate story of the Miracle of Oil and Judah Maccabee's victory over the Greek soldiers to the little ones. This way, they will be acquainted with the story behind the establishment of Hanukkah.