Within 8 days of Hanukkah gifts ahead, it can get daunting to make or give the perfect treats. If you are running out of ideas on what to give for Hanukkah, consider these eco-friendly Hanukkah gifts for kids. Nurture your little one’s eco-friendly values with these sustainable treats!
Sustainable Hanukkah Gifts For Kids
1. Edible Hanukkah Tic Tac Toe
We’ve all been told, “Don’t play with your food.” Now we are making playthings into food, which is quite exciting. Sometimes, we have to have some fun with our food! Snack on this tasty treat after you play with it. Just make sure to keep those hands clean, though. Give a kosher food treat on day one of Hanukkah.
2. Cardboard Playhouse
Everything seems too easy to assemble today, making disposal easier also. The downside, it’s the environment which suffers from disposable synthetics. Good thing cardboard playthings are making a comeback. For Hanukkah, play prince and princesses out of your kids with a cardboard playhouse castle.
3. Wooden Building Blocks
Our favorite stacking game will always be here to stay. After all, wooden building blocks are the forerunners of assembled games or toys. These trusty toys are great for children aged 3 and up. You won’t have to worry about BPA and other harmful chemicals in plastic toys for your youngsters. Vintage wooden toys aren’t just charming, and they’re safe!
4. Traditional Jewish Hanukkah Gifts
Still, nothing beats the good wooden dreidels of old. Continue the tradition of playing and giving your kids this beloved toy. Your kids can have as many dreidels as a gift to add to their collection. A laminated wooden dreidel will make a great addition to the collection.
5. Hanukkah Cootie Catcher
A paper cootie catcher may be a simple treat, but give them to your tots, and they’ll be delighted. You can get a downloadable Chanukah chatterbox here to make for your kids. Look up to this pattern for inspiration to create your style. Something personalized and different for each kid makes it extra special.
6. Eco-Friendly Puzzles
One Hanukkah tradition is giving educational toys or materials. Puzzles, coloring books, and board games fall under this category. Stimulate your kids’ imagination and develop their problem-solving skills with these gift ideas. You can join in on the fun with your kids too.
7. Cardboard Animals
With most toys made from plastic, cardboard toys are certainly refreshing. In fact, a lot of kids seem to take more interest in uncommon toys. You can make your own too!
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Now you know what to give for Hanukkah to your kids, nieces, or nephews. You can give eco-friendly gifts on a single day of Hanukkah, but you might as well give them any day you can. When introduced as early as possible, sustainable living is something great to carry into adulthood. Along with menorah-lighting, latke-eating, and dreidel-playing, let your kids enjoy Hanukkah the eco-friendly way!
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