Sunday, December 3, 2023

Best Hanukkah Gift Guide for Kids, Adults


Hanukkah 2023 is December 7-15

Oh Hanukkah, oh Chanukah, come light the menorah. As the traditional song goes and however you spell this holiday transliterated into English from the original Hebrew, if you, freinds or family celebrate, it's time to finish your shopping for the 8-night Jewish Festival of Lights. To help you wrap up the task of buying presents your kids and the rest of your family and friends will love, MommyBlogExpert has compiled our picks for the perfect gift for everyone of every age on your list.

Best Chanukah Gifts Kids Grownups

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Gift suggestions curated by MBE are all things I personally love, from my favorite places to shop: Amazon, Etsy, Bergdorf Goodman, Bloomingdales, Birch Lane, Build-A-Bear, and Crate and Barrel.

For Babies and Toddlers, Ages 0-5

Isn't this Baby Girl Handmade Hanukkah Outfit the cutest? Bodysuit (regular short sleeve or flutter long sleeve) available in sizes premie to 24 months. Additional add-on accessories pictured include tutu bloomers, leg warmers, headband, necklace, and barefoot sandals.

For boys and girls this Personalized Baby's First Hanukkah Unisex Onsie will create warm memories for family and friends you are celebrating with this year. Available in short and long sleeve options, the each personalized onsie includes the child's name and year.
Chanukah Baby Toddler Gifts

This Jewish Holiday Cloth Baby Book which can be personalized with your child's name is interactive with something special on every page. Destined to become one of your little one's favorite books to read together.

For toddlers old enough to play with play dough, this Set of 6 Wood Stampers would make a wonderful gift. High quality, handcrafted solid wood stamps include a candle, menorah, Magen David Jewish Star, sufaganiot (a jelly doughnut), oil pitcher, and dreidel.  

For Kids Ages 5-10

For crafty kids, how about this DIY Menorah Craft Kit. Easy and fun to make, this set includes everything needed to make this kids menorah: wood pieces, paint, decorations, craft clue, and paint mixing tray.

Keep elementary kids busy with this Pop & Spin Hanukkah Board Game. A new, fun way for them to play the game of dreidel which is enclosed under a plastic dome that one presses down to make it pop and "spin" the dreidel. The best part: it's not electronic and Shabbat friendly!

Chanukah Kids Toys Gifts

The perfect gift for children is this Build-A-Bear 8 Nights of Hanukkah Workshop set. The box, which is available exclusively online, features a little box to open each night of Chanukah. Included are a total of 8 surprise items for kids to "unwrap" : 2 mini plush bear toys and 6 assorted mini clothing pieces and accessories.

This Menora Wall Hanging Banner with velcro candles and flames is a classic gift that my own kids grew up with. Beautifully machine embroidered, this colorful interactive fabric decoration makes it possible for kids to add a new pretend candle and "light" it each night of the holiday.

For Tweens

Kids who love standing out from the crowd are gonna to love this Plush Menorah Hairband with Candles. The perfect accessory to wear to Hanukkah parties and celebrations this year! 

This Hanukkah Bead Jewelry Making Set comes with everything need to make two bracelets or one necklace. Includes the gold and blue and white beads and charms pictured as well as elastic cord to thread on to create wearable holiday bling.

Chanukah Tween Gifts

Tweens (and likely Teens) will enjoy DIY manicures with these adorable and uber trendy Hanukkah Fingernail Manicure Decals. Includes dozens of Chanukah themed decals: dreidels, menorahs, Hebrew letters, and more.

These Sparkling Menorah Pierced Earrings will complete the outfit she's wearing to that Hanukkah party she was invited to. Handmade, light weight and above all festive.

For Teens

Teenage girls who keep up on the latest fashion trends will love this Handmade Hanukkah Knot Hairband. With hairbands being very in vogue right now, this hair accessory bejeweled with faux jewels and Jewish-inspired charms will amp up her holiday look this season.

What teen isn't always hungry? Mrs. Prindables Jumbo Hanukkah Candy Apple is just the sweet treat teenage guys and gals will savor. Available in an assortment of flavor combos, Kosher certified Dairy by CRC and festively presented as pictured with a blue decorated bow.

Chanukah Gifts for Teens

This Personalized Hebrew Name Necklace is so popular right now with more young Jews proudly showing off love of their heritage. Available in a choice of sterling silver, gold plated or roseplated, in a variety of Hebrew letter fonts.

What could be better to give than this Handmade Hanukkah Gelt Cashbox? This money box is ideal for hard to shop for teenagers as a truly memorable way to give a gift of gelt by taping dollar bills or even Israeli paper currency end to end. Includes mini gift bag, adorned with a sparkling dreidel, to present this gift to the recipient.


This Sparkling Menorah Handcrafted Glass Ornament is just the thing to decorate their first apartment. Whether they hang it up in a window or on their wall this is a beautiful small gift they'll likely treasure as they move from place to place till they finally settle down.

The recipient will stay cozy and warm in this comfy Flannel Hanukkah Pajama 2-Piece Set. Long-sleeved with "I Love You Latke" on the cuff in an adorable pattern of dogs, cats, menorahs and Jewish stars. 

Chanukah Gifts for Young Adults

Give this Rustic Golden Branch Menorah to celebrate a special 20-something's first Chanukah away from home. A gorgeous modern goldtone metal rendition of the classic menorah, this stands 18 inches tall and can double as a table centerpiece in their small apartment.

Whether you're gifting them a Menorah or they already have one, these Blue Ombre Menorah Candles will beautify their Hanukkiah. Includes a full set of 45 hand-dipped paraffin and palm wax candles, enough to light the menorah for all eight nights.

For Grownups 30+

Guys and Gals who love baking will appreciate this Hanukkah Wood Embossing Rolling Pin. Handmade solidly out of beechwood, the user rolls the 15.8" long x 2.4" diameter pin over cookie dough to create a lovely raised pattern features symbols of Chanukah such as the menorah, Star of David, dreidel and more.

No matter how old the recipient, this tasty and festive Hanukkah Handmade Goodie Box will be a welcome nostalgic gift. Brought to you from the heart of the Borscht Belt in Upstate New York, the box of Chanukah themed individually-wrapped treats certified OU - Dairy includes 1 decorated holiday cupcake, 10 cookie assortment, and cinnamon rugelach.

Chanukah Gifts for Adults

For those who love entertaining, how about the HotMat, to keep food hot or to warm it up? This is a must-have small kitchen appliance: a modular, expandable 2-burner electric hot plate which the recipient will truly appreciate when serving guests for Hanukkah, as well as for warming or reheating food for Shabbat and other celebratory occasions throughout the year. Watch for a separate upcoming review post with more about this kitchen wonder product and how I'm using this during Hanukkah soon.  

These 100% cotton washable Blue/White Pomegranate Tea Towels would be a thoughtful gift for your host/hostess or even yourself. The blue and white design on this generously-sized 20" x 30" set of three tea towels is perfect for Hanukkah but may also be used year-round.

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