How Do You Celebrate Hanukkah?

Hanukkah party-in-a-box

Just had a great question - why don't you create a Hanukkah box for parents who go into their children's public school classrooms to explain the holiday. Hmm. I realized that our Hanukkah Helper Box is perfect for that (though, honestly, I hadn't thought of that when we developed the concept). You get a menorah that you can let all the kids handle (it won't break if it's dropped), a whole box of candles so everyone can look at them up close, gelt, dreidels, a brief explanation of the holiday, plus blessings and song sheets. For classes where you can be interactive, the recipe for … [Read more...]

Hanukkah Core Concept – LIGHT

Lighting the menorah

Congrats to Jennifer K,  winner of the second Hanukkah Surprise Pack! One thing she gets is a laminated card with Hanukkah Blessings and candle-lighting tips. Hold onto this quick-reference card for years. Never have to wonder again which way to load the candles (left to right? right to left?) (Available in Hanukkah Helper Box, Hanukkah in a Box and Hanukkah CD Tutorial.)  Still 6 nights to enter – just sign up at   Light - Where to start with young children We recommend three key Hanukkah concepts that are good as starting points with young children: … [Read more...]