Happy Hanukkah to our Jewish friends! Even though my family celebrates Christmas, I always liked to introduce my children (and my students when I was a Montessori teacher) to other cultures and traditions as well. I often read at least one book about Hanukkah and had at least one Montessori-inspired Hanukkah activity available during Hanukkah.
Here are some wonderful Montessori-inspired Hanukkah printables and activities from around the blogosphere:
Montessori-Inspired Hanukkah Printables
Hanukkah Printables available inexpensively from Montessori Print Shop
Free Hanukkah Pack (with 3-part cards and lots of activities that can be made into Montessori-inspired activity trays) from 3 Dinosaurs
Free 35 Fun Activities for Chanukah (including activities such as using Chanukah candles as counting spindles) and Free My Chanukah Activity Pack (with word cards that can be made into 3-part cards) from Our Jewish Homeschool Blog
Montessori-Inspired Hanukkah Activities
Hanukkah Activities and Reading for a Montessori Classroom, Chanukah “Did You Know?” – Montessori Curriculum Ideas, Hanukkah Themed Montessori Activities: 8 Days of Crafts, Snacks and Culture, and More Montessori Hanukkah Activities: Shape and Number Fun from North American Montessori Center
Montessori Practical Life for the December Holidays by Andrea Coventry at Suite 101.
Hanukkah Sensory Boxes from Group by Group
Chanukah Activities from Our Jewish Homeschool Blog
Hanukkah Activities from The Work Plan
Menorah Activity from Jewish Montessori Facebook Page
Happy Hanukkah from My Little Princess World
Hanukkah posts (lots of hands-on activities) from Boy Mama Teacher Mama
Free Kwanzaa Songs and Rhymes for Circle Time (not a Montessori-inspired post, but you’ll find lots of songs that are helpful for Montessori classrooms and homeschools)
Kids’ Non-Christian Religious Holidays Pinterest Board
I have a Kids’ Non-Christian Religious Holiday Activities Board, which includes many Hanukkah activities.
Do you do prepare some Montessori-inspired Hanukkah activities?
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