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Festival Focus: Illuminating Hanukah

Discover the story of Judah and the Macabees and the miracle of Hanukah. Students will act out the story through role play and dressing up.

Explore the bravery of Judah and his brothers and investigate the importance of light in Judaism. Students will have the opportunity to handle objects including different types of Hanukah lamps as well as other sources of light used in Judaism. 

Experience the taste of Hanukah with doughnuts and play the traditional Hanukah game of dreidl (spinning top). Students will also make a candle to take back to school.

Key Stage 1 & 2 
Curriculum Links: Religious Education, Literacy, Science

Works well with: Shabbat Shalom