"Pass one dreidel round and round." Credit: AFP/Getty ImagesWhat you need: Several dreidels, about five or six. How to play: Get the children to sit in a circle. Give one dreidel to a child and sing the song below. The child who is holding th...This game is just for fun!
Fill up the water cups. Credit: Getty ImagesWhat you need: Four chairs, two bowls, two spoons and two glasses. How to play: This game pits two players against each other, but you can play as many rounds as you have people and pit the winners ...All you need is four chairs, two bowls, two spoons and two glasses.
Use your toes to move the walnuts. Credit: CorbisWhat you need: 20 unshelled walnuts and four plates. How to play: This game pits two players against each other, but you can play as many rounds as you have people and pit the winners against e...Use your toes to move the walnuts!
Get your gelt to the bowl first. Credit: Getty ImagesWhat you need: Four bowls, chocolate gelt coins and toothpicks. How to play: Divide players into two teams. Each team will have a bowl filled with chocolate coins at one end of the room and...Can you move all the gelt first?
Don't get caught in the wrong corner. Credit: Getty ImagesWhat you need: Music, a room with four corners, a hat or box and two copies of four Hanukkah-themed images, such as a dreidel, a menorah, chocolate gelt coins and an oil lamp. How to p...Be the last one standing and win!
Find the gelt and win the game! Credit: Mike Cardew/Akron Beacon Journal/MCTWhat you need: You need chocolate gelt coins. How to play: Hide all of the chocolate coins around the room, or spread them out between several rooms to make it more d...All you need is chocolate gelt!
Hide Hanukkah-related items for kids to find. Credit: Getty ImagesWhat you need: You need Hanukkah items, such as menorahs, dreidels, chocolate gelt coins, Hanukkah cards, Hanukkah stickers, candles, etc. You also need photocopies of the items. ...Can your team find the most hidden Hanukkah items?
Make a paper menorah to play this game. Credit: Getty ImagesWhat you need: White poster board, markers, blue and yellow construction paper, tape, scissors and a blindfold. How to play: For this variation of Pin the Tail on the Donkey, draw a ...Get your light closest to the candle and win.
Dreidel, dreidel, dreidel! Credit: Getty ImagesWhat you need: A dreidel, a pot and enough pennies to give each player 20 coins. How to play: Give each player 20 pennies. Each player puts two pennies in the pot, and then players take turns spi...You can use pennies or chocolate gelt to play this Hanukkah game.