Hanukkah is almost here and there is so much to learn about this holiday. The history and traditions can be a lot for a young child to understand. Word searches are a great way to help children understand new vocabulary related to new topics. This free printable Hanukkah word search should help them with some of the holiday vocabulary.
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Hanukkah Word Search
This Hanukkah word search contains 15 words all relating to the holiday. The words can be found horizontally, vertically, and diagonally, plus they can be forwards or backwards.
Ways to Use This Word Search
- Have your child circle or underline the words as they find them. Use a pencil, colored pencil, crayon, or marker.
- If it’s easier for your child, he or she can use a highlighter or pale marker to highlight the words instead.
- Another option would be to have your child dot each letter in the word with a bingo dauber. They are always lots of fun for kids!
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
- Printer Paper and a Printer
- Pencils, Crayons, Markers, etc.
WHAT ELSE YOU MIGHT NEED
If you would like to print out the word search and reuse it multiple times, you could use a laminator and laminating pouches. Then your child could use a dry erase marker or wet erase marker to complete the activity. Here are some more options to make this free farm word search more fun:
Resources to Go Along with the Hanukkah Word Search
You can use this word search together with other resources to help your child learn even more about the holiday.
Books About the Hanukkah
These would be great books to read aloud to your child before they complete the word search. Or older readers would enjoy some of these books on their own.
The Story of Hanukkah by David A. Adler
The Night Before Hanukkah by Natasha Wing
Meet the Latkes by Alan Silberberg
Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins by Eric A. Kimmel
Dear Santa, Love, Rachel Rosenstein by Amanda Peet
Be sure to check out our list of Hanukkah books for kids!
What We Do All Day shares an easy Hanukkah dreidel craft using recycled materials.
Practice visual discrimination with this Hanukkah memory game free printable for kids.
This Hanukkah spin and count dreidel printable from 3 Dinosaurs will keep your child engaged for hours.
This Hanukkah themed slime from Little Bins for Little Hands would be lots of fun for slime lovers.
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