Fun holiday crafts are a great way to spend time with friends and family and to get into the holiday spirit, especially for kids. This Hanukkah, decorate your home with some easy DIY craft ideas. And if you’re hosting a Hanukkah party, there are many craft ideas that will work well for the party, too! With so many fun traditions to Hanukkah, here are some easy Hanukkah-themed craft ideas.
Washi Tape Hanukah Cards
Wish your friends and family a Happy Hanukkah with a DIY Hanukkah card. There are so many ways you can get creative with washi tape, from making a menorah, the Star of David, to the dreidel. The card can easily turn colorful with the use of different washi tape designs. Review the DIY steps from Creative Jewish Mom.
Paper Plate Menorah Using Clothespins
Some of the easiest crafts are done with paper plates and this one is no different. Kids and adults can have fun painting clothespins to stand as the candles on the paper plate menorah. This can make for a great decorative item in the kids’ corner during the holiday. Review the DIY steps from Simple Play Ideas.
Tissue Paper Suncatcher
From the Star of David to the dreidel, make suncatchers using craft sticks and blue tissue paper. Review the DIY steps from Craft Project Ideas.
Menorah Out of Craft Sticks
Craft sticks are the best, and you’ll see why once you complete this menorah craft using colored craft sticks. It’s easy enough to do together with young children or independently for school-aged children. All it takes is some glue and help cutting out the flames for the candles. Review the final product from Creative Jewish Mom.
Sand Art Menorah and Candles
Looking for a more modern look to the menorah this Hanukkah, try sand art menorah. Taking small glass jars and one larger glass jar, fill them up in colored sand. Add in a silver straw topped with a yellow ribbon to each jar and you’ll have a colorful and modern-looking menorah to display. Review the DIY steps from Parents (#3).
Children all around celebrating Hanukkah are spinning the dreidel. This holiday, get playful spinning acorns made to look like dreidels. Take acorn shells and shape a small piece of modeling clay into an elongated ball to stuff into the shell. Then, place a match stick in the center of the modeling clay. Allow for it to dry before letting the spinning action begin. This craft was featured on Parents (#11).
Prep your celebration for Hanukkah with these creative, fun, and easy DIY craft ideas!