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The Best Hanukkah Gifts for the Whole Family

Celebrate the season of light with these inspired Hanukkah gifts for family and friends of all ages.

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Celebrate the season of light with these inspired Hanukkah gifts for family and friends of all ages.

We’ve curated some great tips and tricks to bring joy home this season. Read on to make sure your whole family gets into the holiday spirit this year.

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Spode Judaica 14 Inch Oval Plattervia bedbathandbeyond.com

Spode Judaica Oval Platter

An elegant, festive serving platter that everyone at your Hannukah table will love. Made from porcelain and featuring a finely detailed blue and white pattern based on historic Judaic manuscripts, it’s microwave and dishwasher safe. The platter is 14 inches long, large enough to accommodate everything from a main course to appetizers.

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Hershel And The Hanukkah Goblinsvia amazon.com

Herschel and the Hanukkah Goblins

“Herschel and the Hanukkah Goblins” tells tells the story of Herschel of Ostropol, who spends eight nights outwitting the goblins that are preventing villagers from celebrating Hanukkah. “This was one of my favorite books as a kid,” says Lena, an Amazon reviewer. “I bought a copy recently to read at our family’s Hanukkah gathering, and it’s just as charming and thrilling as I remember.” Recipient of a Caldecott Honor and numerous other awards, reading this holiday classic will become a cherished tradition in your home too.

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Darn Tough Sunset Ridge Micro Crew Lightweight Cushion Sockvia backcountry.com

Darn Tough Sunset Ridge Socks

Socks may never be the most popular gift you give someone, but if you get them good socks that they’ll actually use, they will thank you for it. Darn Tough socks are made with breathable merino wool that regulates the temperature of your feet. These socks will last through the seasons too, and the mountain landscape design looks great whether you’re wearing them on the trail or around town.

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Rite Lite Design Your Own Candles Kitvia amazon.com

Beeswax Candles

Hanukkah is the season of light, so brighten it up with this DIY kit for beeswax candles. You’ll get everything you need to make 44 candles, plenty for eight days of celebration. The kit is a great family activity too, and once you’ve assembled them, it’s fun for the whole crew to light them up. Lighting candles is one of the few popular Hanukkah traditions.

Are you looking for another fun family activity to do this Hanukkah? Have your kids create their very own DIY Hanukkah menorah and while you’re at it, learn more about the menorah and other interesting Hanukkah facts.

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Nambe Holiday Collection Hanukkah Geo Dreidel With Standvia amazon.com

Dreidel With Stand

Jazz up your game with this dreidel made of nambe alloy and acacia wood. It’s got a sleek, modern design that maintains functionality of your favorite game piece.

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Essential Oil Diffuser 3d Glass 200ml Galaxyvia amazon.com

Essential Oil Diffuser

Oil and light are two essential elements of Hanukkah essentials, and you can bring them together with this aromatherapy diffuser. Use whatever essential oils you want, and use the aroma and the LED lights to create a calming atmosphere in your home.

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Schott Zwiesel Pure 23.4 Ounce Burgundy Glass Set Of 6via amazon.com

Schott Zweisel Wine Glasses

These uniquely-shaped wine glasses add a touch of luxury to your celebrations. Their angular bowl shape is perfect for a range of selections, and they’ll pair nicely with your favorite bottle of kosher wine.

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Eight Nights Of Hanukkah Gift Box Of Nuts Fruits And Snacksvia harryanddavid.com

Eight Nights of Hanukkah Gift

Shaped like the Star of David, you get to open an individual snack box for each night of Hanukkah. It’s got everything from Jordan almonds and chocolate chip blondies to blueberry candy and cinnamon walnut rugelach, and of course the famous Harry and David pears. Your friends and family will thank you for giving them such a delicious way to celebrate!

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Ryan Van Bibber
Ryan Van Bibber is a senior editor at Family Handyman. He learned DIY helping his father, a carpenter, at home and on job sites over the years, putting those skills into practice as a homeowner. A resident of Santa Fe, New Mexico, he is especially proud of his aptitude with a swamp cooler, repairing stucco and engineering makeshift shade. As a career journalist, Ryan covered the NFL for more than a decade, worked as a senior editor at Outside as well as writing and editing buying guides and product reviews for several national publications. When he’s not working, you can find him on the trails with his family and two very good dogs.