I’m pleased to welcome back Mia, mom to son Judah, age 5 ½, and wife of Dan. She works as a teacher coach for Children’s Literacy Initiative, a non-profit based in Philadelphia, helping to improve the quality of instruction in inner city schools. Though raising her son in a Jewish home, diverse and multicultural values weigh heavily in making daily parenting choices. In her spare time, she enjoys acupuncture, meditation, walking the dog (Mooshu), cooking delicious plant-based superfoods, reading and writing, and volunteering as an advocate for cancer awareness and healthful living. You can find her at her blog, Remission Statement. Here are some of her favorite books about Hanukkah for kids!
Here are some of our favorite books about Hanukkah for kids:
Hoppy Hanukkah by Linda Glaser – One of my son’s favorites about a bunny family enjoying the holiday. Latkes are made, dreidel’s spun, candles lit.
Latkes, Latkes, Good To Eat by Naomi Howland – Similar to Strega Nona, this story has a magic latke pan that helps a poor family to celebrate Chanukkah with full bellies. The brothers get into trouble when they use the pan incorrectly.
It’s Hanukkah Time (not pictured), has simple photographs and captions of
children at pre-school getting ready to celebrate Hanukkah with some special
visitors. A recipe for sufganiyot (soof-gahn-ee-yote) is included at the end, as well as the blessings to recite while lighting the candles.