a resource for Jewish educators

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This site is being updated. Please feel free to use what's here, although some info may be out of date. Look out for updates coming soon..


Useful sites:



Fabulous site with materials, ideas, resources, games - for all ages,including family activities.


Union for Reform Judaism

Good information on Chanukah for educators.



Great site for young children, their teachers and parents.  Gives a good outline of Chanukah traditions, blessings and craft ideas.


Virtual Jerusalem

History, stories and facts about Chanukah


First School Years

Worksheets, flashcards and resources, targeted primarily at Key Stage 1 and lower Key Stage 2 (5 - 9 year olds). Some may also be suitable for children in Early Years or upper Key Stage 2.



Links to many Chanukah pages on other sites



Jewish educational material, Torah archives and  e-mail classes.



Site for young children, their teachers and parents. Lots of online games, stories and dowloadable colouring pages.



Chanukah Music from the Liberal Jewish Synagogue website



A printable guide to the basic facts of Chanukah, suitable for any affiliation.


Chanukah songs

(Hebrew, English & transliteration)


Good links for making a Chanukiyah

25 Kislev

6 December

-  13 December 2015

From The National Jewish Outreach Program:

Jewish Treats is excited to introduce their brand new eBook: Complete Guide to Chanukah - your online resource to Chanukah. This eBook includes a little bit of everything: Discover how gelt became gifts, the enduring dreidel game and menorah lighting methods. You will also find recipes, fascinating facts and lots of family fun.

Download PDF

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Lights - The Miracle of Chanukah - (Video)

Award-winning animated film about the deeper meaning of the Festival of Lights.  If you can get the DVD, it's better picture quality, but if you can't, this may suit your needs.



Available to buy from Amazon


Chanukah Cluedo


The Treasured Gift,

a story book for Chanukah.


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