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6 Ways to Make Chanukah Meaningful for your Kids

Suggestions from Alley Dezenhouse Kelner

1. Be the Light.

Give back: find a local charity and make positive change by donating your time.

2. Bask in the Glow.

The act of watching the candle burn is a simple but powerful way to connect with our past, while allowing family to connect in the present.

3. Practice Giving.

Challenge your kids to fill a box with 8 toys they have outgrown and donate to a local shelter.

4. Practice Gratitude.

Challenge your kids to come up with 8 things they are grateful for.

5. Think about Experiential Gifts.

Consider gifting experiences rather than things; a trip, tickets, outing or day time adventure that you can do as a family.

6. Make Memories with Traditions.

Make memories with traditions that are conventional (making latkes, singing Maoz Tzur) or non-conventional (making gingerbread Chanukah houses, hanging Chanukah lights).

Wed, 17 January 2018 1 Shevat 5778