Many people in the Jewish faith participate in traditional activities during Hanukkah. Of course, there's playing dreidel games, lighting the Menorah each night, eating food cooked in oil, and giving gifts.
There are many great toy options to give to kids, but wouldn't it be even better to provide them with Jewish-themed gifts to teach them about the holiday?
Hanukkah gifts for kids are a great way to keep with the holiday theme while also teaching them about different Jewish traditions.
These affordable and fun gifts are the perfect way to teach your kids about Hanukkah. Plus a little extra Hanukkah gift below.
8 Hanukkah Gift Ideas for Kids
A Menorah Set
The Menorah Set is a creative way of bringing families together to celebrate the holidays, pass on cultural knowledge, and create family traditions. Menorah soft toy is a great sensory toy that celebrates Hanukkah with a squeak, rattle, jingle, and crinkle sounds. With the menorah set, kids can learn about the eight days of miraculous candle burning with this interactive toy.
What's a Dreidel?
Elmo wants to know! In this book, Elmo wants to find out how to celebrate the first night of Hanukkah with a friend's family. So he watches Gil, Susie, and their parents light the menorah and join in as they sing Hanukkah songs. Elmos little dreidel is the perfect gift for any kid during Hanukkah.
My First Dreidel
This is a great Hanukkah gift for toddlers. The entire family can enjoy it to help teach your kid how to play the classic holiday game. All while improving their math skills, without them knowing. Gift them my first dreidel with this toddler-friendly set for Hanukkah.
A Kids Shabbat Set
This Shabbat Set is perfect for families who want to teach their kids and have them learn about important sacred traditions celebrated each week. This Hanukkah gift keeps on giving. You can bring it out each Shabbat and have your kids practice together so that one day they can host their own Shabbat.
Your kid will love all their wild adventures on their new electric scooter. They will be learning tricks and jumps on the scooter before you know it. Safety first, don't forget a helmet. Your kids can get their energy out with this gift before sitting down to sing and pray together. This scooter is a perfect choice for those active kids in your life.
Mensch on a Bench
The Mensch on a Bench is a Hanukkah staple for Jewish families worldwide. This plush toy also comes with a storybook that tells the story of Moshe the Mensch. His adventure inside of the temple when Judah and the Maccabees won the war against the Greeks.
Find Mensch on a bench here.
We're kvelling for this one. The Bananagrams might be our favorite Hanukkah gift idea for kids on this list. It’s such a fun way to make Hebrew interesting and fun for your kids to learn — and such a relevant gift for Hanukkah.
See Bananagrams for all their Hanukkah gift options.
A Delicious Babka
This traditional Hanukkah treat ships directly from New York City’s famous Katz's Delicatessen. What’s Hanukkah without a delicious babka? The yummy rich chocolate is generously marbled throughout the dough — making every bite downright heavenly. All the kids and adults will love it.
A Hanukkah Gift Like No Other
Celebrate Hanukkah with a Hanukkah video gift that they'll love.
With VidDay, you can easily collect video messages and photos from friends, family, and your local community to create a Hanukkah video that will last a lifetime of memories.
Learn the in's and out's in our Ultimate Holiday Video Guide.