Updated November 2021
Looking for something fun and Hanukkah related to watch during your family movie night? Check out the videos and watch guide below.
Blue's Clues & You! Hanukkah Special
It’s important for kids to see themselves represented in multimedia as well as books, and every Hanukkah we love sharing a roundup of movies and TV shows featuring Hanukkah episodes. This year, there’s a new one to add to the list: “A Blue’s Clues Festival of Lights.” Kids can play Blue’s Clues along with Josh as the whole gang celebrates Hanukkah at Periwinkle’s house. Look for this special episode coming to Nickelodeon on Friday, November 26, 2021 at 12/11 Central.
A Rugrats Chanukah
If you were a kid in the 90's (or just a kid at heart), you likely spent a lot of Friday nights or slumber parties watching cartoons on Nickelodeon. Now you can revel in your own nostalgia while sharing the magic of Tommy Pickles and his pals with your own kids.
Available on: Hulu, Amazon, YouTube
The Chanukah Shaboom! Special
Can the Plony family get the house ready in time for their Chanukah party? Looks like they are in need of a Chanukah miracle. Watch this special Chanukah episode to see how Gabi and Rafi fix the world, one Chanukah party at a time.
Available on YouTube
Shalom Sesame: The Missing Menorah
The Shalom Sesame gang learns all about Hanukkah and tries to solve the mystery of Avigail's missing menorah. You can see all of Shalom Sesame's Hanukkah videos here or grab the full episode on one of the services linked below.
Available on: Amazon, YouTube
Peg + Cat: The Hanukkah Problem
Peg and Cat's friend Al (Albert Einstein) invites them over for Hanukkah. There's singing, dancing, counting, and a lot of science. PBS Kids does a great job representing Hanukkah with their holiday specials. You can also find Hanukkah episodes of Super Why and Arthur. We're trying to track down the elusive episode of Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood that features Hanukkah, Winter Magic. Parents (and the internet) tell us it exists, let us know if you've seen it somewhere. You can also buy a full playlist of PBS Kids' Hanukkah episodes on iTunes.
Available on: Hulu, Netflix, Amazon
Clifford's Puppy Days: The Big, Big Present/Hanukkah Plunder Blunder
Both mini episodes focus on Hanukkah and the traditions associated with it. When Clifford the puppy and his kitten pals break Mr. Solomon's menorah, they also learn a valuable lesson about telling the truth.
Available on: Amazon, Netflix
Grownups and teens can check out The Goldberg's Hanukkah special, A Christmas Story. In this episode from season three, mom Beverly goes overboard trying to match her Hanukkah festivities with the neighbor's Christmas celebrations. A heart to heart with "Pops" helps the entire family connect with and celebrate Hanukkah properly.
Does your family have a favorite Hanukkah tradition? Tell us about it by joining our conversation on Facebook. You can also get ready for Hanukkah with our PJ Library Hanukkah playlist:
The 21 Best Hanukkah Episodes on TV via Hey Alma
All The Hanukkah Episodes to Stream on Disney Plus via Kveller.com
Hanukkah TV Episodes for Kids and Families via EverydayJewishMom
Find Hanukkah activities, recipes, story ideas, and more on the PJ Library Hanukkah hub.
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November 21, 2021