hanukkah bowling lamp project

Hanukkah Bowling Lamp

We have in the past posted about electronics projects. This Hanukkah bowling lamp piece is along those lines. This was designed by a young woman for a school class. The topic was designing a Hanukkah lamp. Her Hanukkah lamp looks like bowling pins with a bowling ball as the shamash. It is electronic and lights up with electricity. Not a Hanukkah lam ...

Creatibles Eraser kit used for hanukkah erasers

Hanukkah Eraser Fun

On yet another day out due to illness, for yet a different child, we broke out an eraser making kid for hanukkah eraser and other eraser fun.  A while back, I bought a Creatibles Eraser Kit (amazon affiliate link). We made some pre-school year erasers and bring out the kit from time to time. This is what it looks like: My oldest child wanted to make ...

Dreidel Science Experiments via Birkat Chaverim

Dreidel Science Experiments

I thought I would share the dreidel science experiments we started doing. My kids were home sick the other day. For entertainment, I bought my son a set of tops that tend to be popular around here before Hanukkah. You know the ones that connect to a sort of release mechanism and you press the button and then they spin? Usually with loud annoying mus ...

favorite pinterest pins Hanukkah from Birkat Chaverim

Top Pinned Content This Month

As you know we have an active Pinterest presence where we pin our own content as well as content that we like. We also have several exciting collaborative Pinterest boards like the Jewish Informal Education and Crafts board and the Jewish Art board. I thought I would share our top five pinned content this month. Unsurprisingly the top five were all Hanu ...

dreidel mold filled

Dreidel Crayons for Hanukkah

For years I have really wanted to make dreidel crayons. So imagine how excited I was to find an old silicon dreidel mold at the local Emunah "white elephant" sale. It was a shekel or so. We also snagged a boat silicon molds and I told my kids that we were going to make crayons and such out of them. Only we took our time about it. Then, when we wer ...