Hanukkah in the Classroom
Celebrate the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah with these lesson plans, articles, and teaching ideas.
- Grades: 1–2, 3–5, 6–8
Latkes, gelt, and eight nights of presents! Begin a series of winter holiday lessons by inspiring your students with the Hanukkah spirit. To learn more about the victory of Judah and the Maccabees and the many traditions that commemorate it, browse the lesson plans and articles below.
Hanukkah Lesson Plans
In this lesson, children learn about the celebration by cooking traditional foods, writing Hebrew characters, and playing a dreidel game.
Use this lesson plan to teach about Hanukkah by comparing and contrasting it with Ramadan and Diwali.