Kw-halloween-logo-small

Hanukkah Decorations

Nov 25, 2013

Hanukkah is almost here! Which means it’s time to get your crafts going so you can bring some cheer and homemade warmth with these decoration ideas. Whether you have them already placed and hung for your celebration or do the crafts with friends and family at the party these decorations are perfect for all eight nights of Hanukkah.

Glass Bottle Menorah

Supplies:

  • 8 glass bottles all the same size
  • 1 larger bottle
  • spray paint
  • 9 tapered candles

Instructions:

  1. Gather your bottles. This may take some time and a lot of drinking.
  2. Remove any labels on the bottles by soaking them in hot soapy water.
  3. Spray paint the bottles whatever color you like. If they need more than one coat, let the first coat dry completely before applying the second.
  4. Let paint dry and wedge candles into the top of the bottles.
  5. Arrange the bottle so that the bigger bottle is in the center of a line of the smaller bottles.
  6. Light one every night.

White and Blue Bottle MenorahWhite and Blue Bottle MenorahCourtesy of spoonful.com

Star of David

Supplies:

  • Blue pipe cleaners
  • Yellow String
  • Thumb tacks or tape

Instructions:

  1. Make two triangles with the pipe cleaners. Twist one closed and leave the other open.
  2. Insert the open triangle into the close one so that it weaves in and twist the second triangle closed.
  3. Tie the yellow string to the top of the star.
  4. At different lengths hang multiple stars in front of a window, from the ceiling or a chandelier and enjoy!

Stars of Davids for Eight Winter Nights Stars of Davids for Eight Winter Nights Courtesy of readymade.com

Paper Dreidels

Supplies:

  • Construction Paper
  • Glue
  • Toothpicks

Instructions:

  1. Cut ¼” strips of paper. A paper cutter works best, but scissors will do too.
  2. Glue the paper to the toothpick. Make sure to glue it just where the taper of the toothpick ends so it’s attached to an even surface.
  3. Let the glue dry completely. Waiting is the hardest part.
  4. Tightly wrap the paper around the toothpick.
  5. Glue the end of the paper to itself to create a disc of paper and let dry completely.
  6. Using your thumb and forefinger pull the outer edge of the paper disc up so that there is a little bowl of paper. Do this slowly so it doesn’t unravel.
  7. Good luck playing Draidel!

Paper Dreidels are Fun to Make and Play WithPaper Dreidels are Fun to Make and Play WithCourtesy of celebrations.com

Have Your Say

Do you like doing crafts at the party or before the party? Share your thoughts in the comment’s section below.

 

>
>

readers voted!

Comments

laybugg8

laybugg8 wrote:

love it
commented: Tue Dec 03, 2013

thrice

thrice wrote:

i like the dreidel
commented: Sun Dec 01, 2013

hugebear

hugebear wrote:

i like the crafts and the menorah
commented: Fri Nov 29, 2013

there are 17 more comments

Please login or register to add comments


like this article?
Sign up now to get more just like!

latest videos

Poll-hanukkah

What's Your Favorite Hanukkah Tradition?

  • Eating latkes
  • Playing draidel
  • Singing songs
  • Lighting the Menorah

related stories

Micro_hanukkah_micro
The year was about 165 BC. A group of men led by Judah the Maccabee climbed to the top of a mount...
Micro_hanukkah treats_micro
Like most Jewish holidays, Hanukkah has its own yummy food traditions and recipes. Soofganiot (je...
Micro_december-micro
There are a ton of holidays to celebrate in the month of December - that's why it's known as the ...
Micro_happy-hanukkah-micro
Adam Sandler explains Hanukkah best when he says, "Instead of one day of presents, we have eight ...

Random in the forums

ddm00
ddm00 posted in General:
plz don't lie to ur self u all kno that it is me so...
reply about 3 hours
FireWolfRain
FireWolfRain YAY! :) Fast & Efficient.  Touch Typing. I'm a  Typing MASTER!  104 wpm average. 95% accuracy. 
reply about 3 hours
bernese7
bernese7 posted in General:
me
reply about 3 hours
ddm00
ddm00 posted in General:
it is me
reply about 3 hours
FireWolfRain
What are you drowning in? Drowning in misery, depression, confusion,  mixed emotions, frustration... Yeah. What? Speak yer mind. Let it all out. You'll feel better.  What are you drowning in? Happiness? Homework? There could be 2 things.  For example: Something good would be.  Drowning in freedom. ( unless you don't like freedom or drowning. :/) or Drowning in your favourite food! (unless drowning in your favourite food is bad...) or like Drowning in tears. Drowning in stuff you don't like... Give a brief explanation  of why you're drowning in that,  or just state it. Or you could say something silly... I dunno. Say Anything.  I'm currently drowning in candy.  HAPPY HALLOWEEN! :) And may the evil spirits and creatures not haunt ya.... :D
reply about 3 hours

play online games

Candy-100

A great online version of the famous Candy Crush. This is the best game launched...

Big_icon_(7)

Have you ever fancied being a ranger like those fantasy characters you love so m...

Big_icon_(4)

You run across the city in a car chase with the police officers.

Big_icon_(6)

The evil master kidnapped all of your friends!

Ow_fright_ad_100x100

Explore the world or hang out with friends in your own condo. Get a unique look,...