Hanukkah Gift Ideas

Hanukkah-themed gifts for your little ones

Every year during Hanukkah, we love to include a Jewish or holiday-themed gift for one of the eight nights. This gift guide includes our favorites from the Mensch on the Bench collection, awesome Hanukkah Magna-Tiles, a play pretend Hanukkah set, Hanukkah craft items, and our favorite Hanukkah books. These gifts are perfect for children ages 1-5.

Hanukkah Gift Guide 2021 - One Little Small Blog

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Hanukkah Toys

The Mensch on a Bench with Hardcover Book and Removable Bench  - One Little Small Blog Hanukkah Gift Guide
The Mensch on a Bench with Hardcover Book and Removable Bench

The Mensch on a Bench

The Jewish answer to the Elf on the Shelf, sort of. This toy comes with a great message entwined with the story of Hanukkah – and comes with a line of friends that build upon the themes of the holiday. Oh, and did I mention this toy line was created by a Cincinnati local?

Mitzvah Moose - One Little Small Blog Hanukkah Gift Guide
Mitzvah Moose

Mitzvah Moose by Mensch on a Bench

Friend to the Mensch on a Bench, Mitzvah Moose tells a story about the importance of mitzvahs, or good deeds. The candles on his antlers light up, just as they do in the story.

Dreidel Dog  - One Little Small Blog Hanukkah Gift Guide
Dreidel Dog

Dreidel Dog by Mensch on a Bench

Another furry friend in the Mensch on a Bench collection, Dreidel Dog is cute and cuddly, and has handy bandana to hold your dreidel.

The Zebra from Zion  - One Little Small Blog Hanukkah Gift Guide
The Zebra from Zion

The Zebra from Zion by Mensch on a Bench

New for Hanukkah 2021 is The Zebra from Zion. This furry friend with a distinct zebra print comes with a story about living a Jewish life outside of a Jewish community.

CreateOn Hanukkah Menorah Magna-Tile Set  - One Little Small Blog Hanukkah Gift Guide
CreateOn Hanukkah Menorah Magna-Tiles Set

CreateOn Hanukkah Menorah Magna-Tiles Set

CreateOn puts out some amazing collections using Magna-Tile brand tiles, and their Hanukkah set is no exception. It’s really cool to see a Hanukkah set included in their holiday collection. This set of double-sided tiles builds a menorah that can be used to “light” the menorah every night of the holiday.

KidKraft Wooden Hanukkah Set  - One Little Small Blog Hanukkah Gift Guide
KidKraft Wooden Hanukkah Set

KidKraft Wooden Hanukkah Set

This wooden Hanukkah set from KidKraft comes complete with menorah, dreidel, gelt, and latkes. This toy is the perfect gift for a day of play pretend – or eight!

Wooden Dreidels  - One Little Small Blog Hanukkah Gift Guide
Wooden Dreidels – Set of 4

Wooden Dreidels

This dreidel is the perfect size for little hands to learn how to spin. I would recommend this toy for ages 3 and up.

Big Hanukkah Activity Book  - One Little Small Blog Hanukkah Gift Guide
Big Hanukkah Activity Book

Big Hanukkah Activity Book

This activity book for ages 4-8 has Hanukkah activities galore. From coloring pages, to mazes, to word games, you’ll find something for every child.

Hanukkah Stamps  - One Little Small Blog Hanukkah Gift Guide

Hanukkah Stamps

Hanukkah Stamps

This set of Hanukkah stamps is great fun for kids of all ages, and can be used in a variety of craft projects too.

Hanukkah Books

You can pick up some of our favorite Hanukkah books at your local bookstore or through the affiliate links below. We have been reading many of these books to our son since he was an infant, and still enjoy many of these with him at age 4.

Elmo's Little Dreidel  - One Little Small Blog Hanukkah Gift Guide
Elmo’s Little Dreidel

Elmo’s Little Dreidel

By Naomi Kleinberg

Grover's Eight Nights of Light  - One Little Small Blog Hanukkah Gift Guide
Grover’s Eight Nights of Light

Grover’s Eight Nights of Light

By Jodie Shepherd

Happy Hanukkah, Curious George  - One Little Small Blog Hanukkah Gift Guide
Happy Hanukkah, Curious George

Happy Hanukkah, Curious George

By Margret and H. A. Rey

Happy Hanukkah, Pout-Pout Fish  - One Little Small Blog Hanukkah Gift Guide
Happy Hanukkah, Pout-Pout Fish

Happy Hanukkah, Pout-Pout Fish

By Deborah Diesen

Clifford Celebrates Hanukkah  - One Little Small Blog Hanukkah Gift Guide
Clifford Celebrates Hanukkah

Clifford Celebrates Hanukkah

By Norman Bridwell

Biscuit's Hanukkah  - One Little Small Blog Hanukkah Gift Guide
Biscuit’s Hanukkah

Biscuit’s Hanukkah

by Alyssa Capucilli

My First Chanukah  - One Little Small Blog Hanukkah Gift Guide
My First Chanukah

My First Chanukah 

by Tomie dePaola

My First Jewish Baby Book  - One Little Small Blog Hanukkah Gift Guide

My First Jewish Baby Book

My First Jewish Baby Book

by Julie Merberg

Hanukkah: The Festival of Lights  - One Little Small Blog Hanukkah Gift Guide
Hanukkah: The Festival of Lights

Hanukkah: The Festival of Lights

by Bonnie Bader

Happy Hanukkah, Little Dreidel  - One Little Small Blog Hanukkah Gift Guide

Happy Hanukkah, Little Dreidel


Happy Hanukkah, Little Dreidel (Finger Puppet Board Book)

by Brick Puffinton


I hope this guide helps you find the perfect Hanukkah gift for your little ones. Happy Hanukkah, friends!


If you enjoyed this gift guide, make sure to check out my full collection of holiday gift ideas for kids, including a Gift Guide for One Year Olds, Toddler Gift Guide, Preschooler Gift Guide and Stocking Stuffers Guide.

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