Editor's note: This post was originally published on November 21, 2013.
Books are the ultimate teaching tool.
They start conversations, introduce new ideas, and can even help explain sacred traditions and holidays like Hanukkah. The best part is that our youngest children can learn at their level with these fantastic board books. The eight titles in this list are simple — but that's good because it makes them a great starting points for teaching young children about Hanukkah.
Share these titles with your baby or preschol-age child.
A Chanukah Present for Me by Jill McDonald
My First Chanukah by Tomie dePaola
Elmo's Little Dreidel by Naomi Kleinberg
Hanukkah Lights by David Martin
Bright Baby Touch and Feel Hanukkah by Roger Priddy
Where Is Baby's Dreidel?: A Lift-the-Flap Book by Karen Katz
Hanukkah: A Counting Book by Emily Sper
My First Menorah by Salina Yoon
Do you have a favorite Hanukkah book? Tell us about it on the Scholastic Parents Facebook page!
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