Hanukkah STEM Activities

Simply STEAM
Grade Levels
2nd - 3rd, Homeschool
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Whether you spell it Hanukah, Hannuka, or Chanukah, you're going to love these SIMPLE December STEM activities and challenges. Your students will learn all about the traditions and symbols of Hanukkah and have fun doing it.

You only need 4 simple supplies for these STEM challenges:

  • Jumbo craft sticks (6 per student)
  • pencil (1 per student)
  • cardstock paper
  • tape

Challenges include:

  • Create a dreidel using a template and play dreidel, dreidel, dreidel math game.
  • Create a secure hexagram (Star of David) using only 6 craft sticks and NO adhesive.

This resource includes:

  • Teacher background information with suggested questions for coaching
  • Learning objectives
  • Optional 5E lesson plan
  • Symbols of Hanukkah reading passage with comprehension questions
  • Symbols of Hanukkah booklet
  • STEM/STEAM planning sheet
  • Additional resources including songs, books, websites
  • Reflection sheet
  • Picture instructions

Your students will love these STEAM activities!

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Christmas STEM Challenges

Winter Sports STEM

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Total Pages
20 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
3 hours
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