Hanukkah

Welcome to PJ Library's "Hanukkah Hub." Here you'll find everything you need to get ready for the Festival of Lights.

Are you the designated "Hanukkah parent" at your child's school? Be sure to check out our guide, Sharing Hanukkah at School.

For more information about Hanukkah, including recipes, book lists, activities, and more, check out the sections below:

THE HANUKKAH STORY

Hanukkah tableau

For age-appropriate adaptations of the Hanukkah story that you can share with your child and their classmates, print one of our versions:

The Hanukkah Story for Kids 5 & Under
The Hanukkah Story for Kids Ages 6+


WATCH

Learn to light the Hanukkah candles, sing a holiday song, make sufganiyot, and more!

Light The Hanukkah candles with BimBam


Sing "Hanukkah, Oh Hanukkah" in English & Yiddish


Make Sufganiyot Donut Holes


Looking for music videos, Hanukkah specials, and more? Visit:
Singing (and Dancing) Through Hanukkah
Hanukkah Videos and Movies to Watch Together

 


ACTIVITIES


RECIPES


BOOK LISTS

Family reading a PJ Library Passover book

Looking for a good book to read to get ready for Hanukkah? How about a new story for each night? Check out the following book lists:

10 Children's Books About Being Brave

See all PJ Library Hanukkah selections here.

Grownups can also listen to holiday-themed stories from celebrated authors with the Hanukkah Lights: Stories of the Season series from NPR. 


LISTEN

Get ready for Hanukkah with our special PJ Library Spotify playlist:

 
Download the PJ Library Radio app for more music and playlists.
 

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