Play “My Menorah” Together
Download the app “My Menorah” and play it together with your child, setting the scene for the following activities on today’s theme: Family Cohesion
Family Dreidel Twister
A dreidel has four sides. Color each side a different color to correspond with the colors on the Twister board (red, blue, yellow, green.) Instead of using the spinner from the game, each player spins the dreidel and puts a hand or leg on the color that the dreidel lands on.
(Bonus: using a permanent marker, write the letters from the dreidel onto the corresponding color dots on the Twister board. So if the dreidel’s gimmel side is red, write a gimmel on each of the red dots on the board. Here is how to write the letters:
Or, you could make your own dreidel to use in the Twister game. Just print the graphic below, choose whether you want the dreidel to play in Israel or not in Israel, fold where shown and glue:
Spell the letters of “Chanukah” using everyone’s bodies. Photograph and paste together to create a collage in which the whole word can be seen. Post to social media with the hashtag #ChanukahFamilyMoments. Here is how to spell Chanukah in Hebrew letters:
My Menorah has a karaoke setting. Use it to play a family game of Chanukah Karaoke. Make sure to record a few to be able to relive these fun moments!
Grab Bag Tasks
Create a grab bag in which each family member draws a piece of paper with a task on it. Print this graphic below, cut out the tasks, and place them in a box.