Chanukah Gift Guide 2022
Chanukah is right around the corner so read on to find a curated selection of fabulous gifts sure to make the whole family smile this holiday season.
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Chanukah is brightened this year by togetherness, simply put, the best gift of all. Thoughtful gifts are also the icing on the cake. With a little creativity, there are endless ways to make Chanukah memorable. Here are some assorted gifts that will make gift giving fun and festive. Add a family game of dreidel with chocolate gelt, a theme each night (book night, donate to a good cause or even gifts for your pet night) for some added fun. May the lights of Chanukah rekindle your spirit and be a reminder of those you love, appreciate, and cherish. After all, they are our most priceless and precious gifts.
The 8 Nights of Hanukkah: For openers, each night reveal one part of the artful Star of David to discover a delectable treat inside. With eight surprises, you’ll enjoy a delicious, dried fruit, rich rugelach, indulgent brownies and blondies, Jordan almonds, chocolate gelt coins, tasty chocolate-covered pretzels, and more. www.harryanddavid.com
A Menorah to Go Wild Over: Check out Jonathan Adler’s Elephant Menorah and other stylish Chanukah gifts for a timeless treasure. Everything Jonathan Adler is a special gift year-round. www.jonathanadler.com
Smart Cookies Love Levain: Sweeten the holiday with cookies from Levain Bakery, the iconic, award-winning bakery known for its decadent, award-winning six-ounce cookies that are baked fresh daily, crispy on the outside, and ooey-gooey on the inside. Check out five classic flavors plus blueberry muffins, chocolate chip brioche and sour cream coffee cakes. DoorDash National Shipping. www.levainbakery.com
For The Handy Helper: The Home Depot gift card makes holiday shopping easy with gift cards in a variety of designs and E-Gift Card options for instant or a scheduled delivery date. All this from the world’s largest home improvement retailer. Redeem in store or online. No fees, no expiration. www.homedepot.com
A Book of Kindness: Meet the Mitzvah Fairy in this adorable tale of “Hanukkah Veronica” as she brightens Hanukkah. Check out the gift book and doll set by Julie Anne Cooper and Wendy Brant for a wonderful gift. Readers learn how kindness is a special gift that needs no reason for giving. www.bontafriends.com
It’s Magnetic: Magna-Tiles created by CreateOn, a finalist in Toy Foundation’s Toy of The Year 2022, are magnetic tiles that click together. New collections include The Beatles Yellow Submarine Magna-Tiles and photo buffs can create photo tiles. Grownups upload their pics for double-sided tiles compatible with all Magna-Tiles to keep you connected. www.createon.com/the-beatles
Dear Diary: “Just Between Us” is a beautiful back-and-forth diary inspired by mother daughter team Meredith and Sofie Jacobs. This one-of-a-kind series of journals shares a special space for advice, dreams, and bonding. Available for mothers and daughters and more at Amazon, Target and Chronicle.com.
A Taste of America: “The Taste of America” is a compendium of delicious foods made in the USA. Written by James Beard-award winning food writer Colman Andrews, the book features 250 artisanal products. Add a certified kosher gift for potato chip lovers with a crunchy suitcase from The G.O.A.T. brand, a family business that crafts chef inspired potato chips from Idaho russets. www.buythegoat.com and https://www.phaidon.com/store/food-cook/the-taste-of-america-9780714865829/
Super Small Stuff: Kids will love the Paint Your Own Menorah and decorate it for the perfect creative activity on Chanukah. Small Stuff presents kits that will brighten the holiday and let your pint-sized Picasso add their own colorful touch. www.supersmall.com
Lev Baby: Lev Baby has adorable Chanukah pajamas that are irresistible. It’s a photo opp that’s picture perfect. Cuddle up in the warmth of holiday gatherings with these soft, hypoallergenic bamboo fashions that make memorable gifts for the entire family from infants to toddlers and beyond. www.levbaby.com
Chanukah Gifts from PJ LIBRARY: Check out picture book “Hanukkah at Monica’s” at the PJ Library Amazon store https://www.amazon.com/pjlibrar. Kids will enjoy award-winning podcasts – the new ‘Kiddo Lights the Hanukkah Candles’ and for holiday fun, access the Hanukkah Hub with free activities and recipes to celebrate the eight-day Festival of Lights. Enjoy year-round free monthly books and sign-up kids at https://pjlibrary.org/enroll-in-a-community
Chanukah Cheer: Keep calm and latke on! Celebrate Chanukah with a mug that will make you smile. Candleschtick’s collection highlights a fun design—then kitsches it up a notch. Check out holiday-inspired designs at www.candleschtick.com
Learning Express: The toys are fabulous at Learning Express! Check out The Toniebox, a popular imagination-building, screen-free digital listening system and experience for kids ages 3 and up that plays stories, songs, and more. Add additional themes to match your child’s interests. For dreidel fun and party favors, check out their playtime to bath time toy selection including Bath Beans, a onetime surprise that magically unfolds in water. www.learningexpress/buckhead
A Dino-mite Gift: Dinosaur plate and utensils offers your little bubbula a dino spoon, fork, and pusher, that will make little ones happy to clean their plates. These imaginative utensils feature textured, easy-to-grip handles and are made in the US. Plate and utensils are available separately or as a set. www.uncommongoods.com
Marble Genuis: Kids can create their own marble tower. Plus, keep the fun alive at home with the free Marble Genius app. It includes step-by-step instructions, creative projects and challenges, plus a STEM Lab for interactive learning. Amazon, Walmart, CreativeQT.com and more.
A Recipe for Gifting: Add your personal touch and create a family recipe book at Mixbook which is a fun way to preserve Chanukah traditions. Check out the personalized gifts, book ideas and let your recipes and photos tell a story as you bring them to life in creative ways. Mixbook.com
Personalized Books: For big sister, check out “What Big Sister Does Best Book” ($40) written by Laura Numeroff. The book explains all the loving, helpful things a big sister can do for their little siblings. Big sis will love her name on the cover, in the story, and a special dedication message from you. www.uncommongoods.com
The Power Pony: Saddle up on the Power Pony, a powered rideable pony, that will ride into the hearts of kids who will love taking it for a spin. Champ and Hero, along with unicorns, Crystal and Princess, are powered by a patented foot controlled ZüME engine, the ponies are iOS connected, fully interactive and feature three preset speeds (Trot, Gallop or Race). Kids can customize their pony via smart app integration. www.powerpony.com
Scrunchies By Ava: Budding entrepreneur 8-year-old Ava hand makes scrunchies from colorful scraps with the help of her grandmother who owns Alexandra’s Alterations Shop. A percentage of these handmade scrunchies helps to support Ukrainian families in need. Mt. Paran Walk at 5290 Roswell Rd., Sandy Springs.
How Charming! Atlanta’s Dora Rae Boutique presents a collection of stunning charms and jewelry for the fashion forward gal on your list. These pendants and gems will brighten the holidays and add a memorable gift that will be treasured for years to come. Dora Rae is located at 5299 Roswell Road #108.
Robyn Spizman Gerson is an award-winning New York Times Bestselling Author and media personality. www.robynspizman.com
- Robyn Spizman Gerson
- Star of David
- Jonathan Adler’s Elephant Menorah
- Levain Bakery
- Home Depot gift card
- Hanukkah Veronica
- Magna Tiles
- Just Between Us
- The Taste of America
- Paint Your Own Menorah
- Lev Baby
- Hanukkah at Monica’s
- Keep calm and latke on
- Learning Express
- Dinosaur plate and utensils
- Marble Run
- 8 Nights of Hanukkah
- What Big Sister Does Best Book
- Power Pony
- Scrunchies By Ava
- Dora Rae Boutique
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