Jewish Holidays in a Box was created by a woman named Ellen Zimmerman to help families celebrate the holidays with less stress; KiwiCrate.com offers a holiday crate with two holiday crafts. Hanukkah begins Dec. 8 this year.
Hanukkah in a Box is a kit that includes blessings, songs, Hanukkah bingo, dreidels, recipes, an all-about-Hanukkah primer, decorating ideas and a CD tutorial for $34.95. It can be used year after year. A separate Hanukkah Helper Box, originally designed for college students, comes with a tin menorah, candles, chocolate gelt, dreidels and more for $29.95.
Also available this year is the Hanukkah Games Box, which includes a menorah cut-and-color activity, a six-foot design-your-own banner, and more for $19.95. For more information, visit JewishHolidaysinaBox.com.
The Handmade Hanukkah crate from KiwiCrate.com for ages 3 to 7 includes crafts to create a menorah with tissue paper and candleholders that hold LED battery-powered candles and and a dreidel that creates painted spin art. All materials and instructions in the crate for $19.95 at kiwicrate.com.