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Hanukkah Hub

Craft Ideas, Recipes, Music Videos, Podcasts, Cooking Videos, and more to help your family celebrate together or apart.

EVENTS

Menorah-Making at Childrens museum

Menorah Making at the Children's Museum   

250 Thompsons Point Rd, Portland
Wednesday, December 6th | 2:30 - 3:30 PM
Join PJ Library in kicking off the Jewish festival of light with a menorah making craft activity at the Children’s Museum of Maine. The event will take place in the museum’s MakerSpace on the second floor, and it is free with museum admission. Admission to the museum is $15.

LOCAL AND ONLINE HANUKKAH EVENTS

Check out our list of 2023 Hanukkah Happenings all over Southern Maine!

CRAFTS 


Toilet paper roll menorah & Popsicle stick menorah 
https://www.parentmap.com/article/hanukkah-crafts-for-kids 

 

Origami Dreidel
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=509KjnZeM_Q 

 

Origami Menorah – intermediate level activity
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KrdI6xDrSxU

 

Hanukkah Recipes and Activities from PJ Library (Pinterest)
https://www.pinterest.com/pjlibrary/hanukkah-recipes-and-activities/?autologin=true 

Menorah Finger Painting

Chanukah Menorah Finger Painting

Chanukah Potato Stamps

Chanukah Potato Stamps Craft

RECIPES


Joan Nathan’s Sufganiyot (fried jelly doughnuts) 
https://www.tabletmag.com/sections/food/articles/ultimate-sufganiyot-video 

 

Adeena Sussman’s Bimuelos with Honey Orange Drizzle – A Sephardic Hanukkah dessert
https://www.myjewishlearning.com/recipe/bimuelos-with-honey-orange-drizzle/ 

  

Persian Potato Pancakes
https://www.washingtonpost.com/recipes/persian-potato-pancakes/15656/ 

 

Keftes De Prasa, the Sephardic-Style Leek Fritters Recipe
https://www.seriouseats.com/recipes/2009/09/keftes-de-prasa-sephardic-style-leek-fritters-rosh-hashanah-jewish-recipe.html 

 

Grilled cheese latkes - the ultimate comfort food
https://www.myjewishlearning.com/the-nosher/how-to-make-grilled-cheese-latkes/ 

Infused Olive Oil (video)
Make Herb Infused Olive Oil 

Sculpted Cookies (video)
Colorful, Sculpted Hanukkah Cookies 

ACTIVITIES 


 

Yoga Poses for Kids
Try out these movements and poses inspired by Chanukah traditions
https://www.kidsyogastories.com/hanukkah-yoga/ 

PODCAST

Have I Got a Story for You: The Hanukkah Story (for Kids) 

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MORE PJ RESOURCES FOR HANUKKAH


 

PJ Library’s Hanukkah Hub 

https://pjlibrary.org/hanukkah 

 

A Mitzvah a Day Tradition for Hanukkah 

https://pjlibrary.org/beyond-books/pjblog/december-2019/a-mitzvah-a-day-tradition-for-hanukkah 

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