Celebrate Hanukkah with activity book for kids

Terri Schlichenmeyer, the Book Worm reviews, "Everything Kids' Hanukkah Puzzle and Activity Book"

Celebrate Hanukkah with activity book for kids

Order this great Hunukkah book now and get a head start on the Festival of Lights by getting The Everything Kids’ Hanukkah Puzzle and Activity Book by Beth L. Blair and Jennifer A. Ericsson (with Rabbi Hyim Shafner) for your kids (see order information below). This book is filled with all sorts of games, puzzles, and trivia to get kids ready.


There are lots of rituals and traditions associated with Hanukkah. To symbolize the lamps that were lit in the Holy Temple in Judea, for instance, you light a menorah candle each day for eight days. The Hanukkah menorah has a special Hebrew name. If kids find the puzzle and work out the clue, they’ll know what it is!


All this sleuthing can make kids hungry. Lucky for them, there’s lots of food at a Hanukkah table. There are latke recipes in this book, as well as a yummy puzzles about cheese, Challah, cookies, bagels, and kugels. Do you know why some Jews keep a kosher home? The reason – and a fun-fact game – is included in this book.


It’s great to get gifts at Hanukkah, but it’s also great to give them. “The Everything Kids’ Hanukkah Puzzle and Activity Book” includes some awesome ideas on easy-to-make gifts for everybody in your family, as well as suggestions on simple, inexpensive gifts you can buy.


So tell the kids to sharpen their pencils, get out their crayons, and put on their thinking cap. The Everything Kids’ Hanukkah Puzzle and Activity Book is (almost) better than gelt! As the preface of this book says, kids don’t have to be Jewish (or even a kid) to enjoy the games and puzzles in “The Everything Kids Hanukkah Puzzle and Activity Book”. In fact, there are a few things in here that will require a grown-up’s help, so be warned.


Authors Beth L. Blair, Jennifer A. Ericsson, and Rabbi Hyim Shafner have created a book that is jam-packed with a huge variety of puzzles, games, things to do, riddles, and lots and lots of facts about Hanukkah, being a Jew, and remembering traditions, rituals, and mitzvahs. This is one of the most kid-friendly Hanukkah books I’ve ever seen, and it’s fun, to boot.

The Everything Kids' Hanukkah Puzzle and Activity Book is great for any 8-12-year-old (Jewish or not) who like brain challenges. At under $10, it's a great gift for any of the eight nights. You can find it at Amazon and Target.

The Book Worm is Terri Schlichenmeyer. Terri has been reading since she was 3 years old and never leaves home without a book.