Dreidel, Dreidel, Dreidel

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An interactive learning game challenges scholars to play a game of Dreidel with their peers or the computer. Small groups up to four take to the screen to digitally spin a dreidel and earn, or lose, gelt. After each turn, labels showcase the dreidel's symbols and describe their meanings. 

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Instructional Ideas
  • Bring in several dreidels and gelt for learners to examine
  • Teach class members the song, "I Have a Little Dreidel," sing the song before or after playing the game, and for Brain Breaks 
  • Reward winners of the game with gelt or another small prize 
Classroom Considerations
  • Check your calendar to confirm this year's Hanukka dates 
  • Music plays the entire duration of the game, have headphones or mute the sound to decrease noise 
  • A commercial plays before the game starts 
  • The game contains festive music and graphics 
  • The interactive teaches the game of Dreidel 
  • Additional holiday games are provided 
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