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Prepare your home for Hanukkah celebrations with these elegant crafts for the season.
Vibrant felt and blue-and-white ribbons attached with glue pair up for a warm welcome at the front door. Fold over the top edge of felt and stitch or glue to create a pocket for a dowel. Use stick-on letters to spell out a message on grosgrain ribbon to drape over the banner.
Create your own Hanukkah menorah with glass tea-light holders set on wrapped boxes. Secure candleholders with double-sided tape.
This cheery table setting uses the traditional colors--blue and white--of Hanukkah.
Hang pairs of chocolate gelt and golden dreidels as ornaments from a stick-style tree.
Give your Hanukkah gifts special shine with glitter. Glue on shaped glitter or sprinkle it into a clear cello bag, right along with your gift. Sheer ribbon or tulle complete the look.
Gather family or friends for a few rounds of the traditional Hanukkah game of dreidel. A pencil gives the card-stock box its spinning ability.
Beads, card stock, and ribbon make up this six-point star that will welcome guests into your home.
Create a songbook for a sing-along that tells the story of Hanukkah. Decorate the book with stars and torn strips of paper.
Gather family and friends to spin the dreidel in this traditional Hanukkah game. A pencil gives the card-stock box its spinning ability.
Unfold the joy of the season with this menorah-inspired accordion card for your mantel or tabletop. Decorate blue and navy squares with sliver accents, buttons, and wire.
Create your own Hanukkah menorah, or Hanukkah, with glass tea-light holders set on wrapped boxes. Secure candle holders with double-stick tape.
Your holiday guests will long remember these little handmade packages. Each bundle includes a dreidel and a personalized bag.
Focus attention on the traditions of Hanukkah with a tabletop or mantel display of six-pointed stars, Hanukkah gelt, and dreidels.
This is an easy way to make the traditional spinning top out of everyday materials. Kids craft the dreidels from paper decorated with four Hebrew letters. Our project instructions even include a traditional game the kids can play.
Light up your holiday celebrations with these colorful painted candleholders. They are created using simple wooden shapes, like spools, wheels, and beads, available at crafts shops.