Cool Hanukkah gifts for kids of all ages (besides every toy In the world, basically)



So of course a Hanukkah gift can be any coveted toy or game, but we always like the challenge of finding cool Hanukkah gifts for kids that are a little more…Hanukkah-y.

And not a single bag of chalky chocolate gelt! A true Hanukkah miracle!

– Updated for 2021 –

Be sure to see our most recent list of 25 cool Hanukkah gifts for kids and teens in 2022

All picks have been editorially determined by our staff. There has been no compensation for inclusion in this guide. 

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Cool Hanukkah gifts: Helvetica Dreidel shirt. Awesome!

Dreidel Helvetica Shirt

Coolest Hanukkah shirt for kids, ever: Check.

$22.45, Alef Designs
(Note this shop has been updated since original publishing)

Cool Hanukkah gifts: Custom engraved Hebrew cuffs by Sima G with BIG discount code

Custom Engraved Hebrew Cuff

You’ve got 20 Hebrew characters. Go.

$64, Sima G

Cool Hanukkah gifts: emoji dreidels

4 Emoji Dreidels

Yeah…our kids would basically be fighting over these. Buy a few sets.

$10, Modern Tribe

Cool Hanukkah gifts: fair trade baby knits gift set at The Little Market

Fair Trade Baby Knits Gift Box

All the gift boxes in this shop give back in great ways to the women artisans who knit them. If this one isn’t available, check their other beautiful options.

$82 and up for gift sets, The Little Market

Cool Hanukkah gifts: Menorahsaurus Rex menorah!

Menorahsaurus Rex

We are basically including this in our Hanukkah gift guide every year, so get used to it. Rawr.

$48, Little Bohemia Farms
Please note the original shop is no longer in business (sad face) but a similar one is available here.)

Related: 8 more cool Hanukkah gifts for kids, one for each night. Done!

Cool Hanukkah gifts: Modern handmade Tzedakah box with proceeds benefitting the ACLU

Modern Bamboo Tzedakah Box

Not only is this handmade box gorgeous, but profits help support the ACLU for the ultimate lesson in tzedakah.

$84, Emily Rosenfeld
Cool Hanukkah gifts: Handmade Hanukkah doll necklace in boy or girl style by Zooble

Hanukkah Doll Necklace

There’s a boy or a girl available, each with their own knit necklace/carrying case.

Sadly, this item from Zooble is no longer available but they have other adorable handmade Hanukkah gifts for kids…and more

Cool Hanukkah gifts: Sugarfina white sugar cookies

White Chocolate Dipped Sugar Cookie Cube

For older kids with a more sophisticated palate that goes beyond milk chocolate, try these teeny sugar cookies dipped in deliciousness.

$7.50, Sugarfina
Cool Hanukkah gifts: Crystal Hamsa pendant from Modern Tribe

Crystal Hamsa Pendant

For a special tween or teen Hanukkah gift, this is cool alternative to a Chai or Shalom.
The protective symbol brings happiness, health and good fortune.

$45, Modern Tribe
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Cool Hanukkah gifts: A fun, modern bilingual Hanukkah CD from Grammy-nominated MisterGMusic

The Mitzvah Bus by Latin Grammy winner Mister G

Good Hanukkah music is far and few between, but we love this multiculti compilation from the very cool Mister G. It features 14 tunes in English, Hebrew, Spanish and Yiddish. Take a listen to samples on the site, and grab the CD or an instant download.

$10.87 CD or free streaming, Amazon

Cool Hanukkah gifts: M&M dispenser!

Custom M&M Dispenser

Yeah, so we think this will be a hit as a cool Hanukkah gifts for kids. Or uh, adults. 

$49.99, My M&Ms

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See our 2021 Holiday Gift Guide here

And don't miss our guide to 50+ of the coolest gifts for kids under $50.