Gross motor is always a favorite for me. And Adding a new gross motor dice set is fun.
And today we have a free Hanukkah Gross Motor Dice to get kids moving while using Hanukkah Themes.
These themed gross motor dice are some of the most requested printables I get! Plus the gross motor dice are so much fun to make and use!
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The Story of Hanukkah is also talks about the symbols of Hanukkah like the dreidel, the menorah, the present, latkes, sufganiyot, and candles.
Those are also the movements on the dice. This is a fun way to remember the part of Hanukkah with Gross Motor.
Things to use with the Hanukkah Gross Motor Dice
- white cardstock
- cube dice
- Number Dice
- The Story of Hanukkah
- Maccabee!: The Story of Hanukkah
How to use the Hanukkah Gross Motor Dice Inserts
I love using the cube dice for our rolling dice. They are easy to use and switch out!
You start by cutting out all the cube dice inserts.
You can see how easy it is to put the inserts in. Kids can switch them out. Plus with the cude dice, you can mix up all the gross motor dice sets.
And my girls LOVE to just throw the dice in the air! And they last a lot longer than the folding version.
How to use the Hanukkah Gross Motor Dice
I always like to start out by having them review the movements before adding the dice part. This way I can make sure they are doing safe movements or they learn to move out of the way when doing them close together.
Dreidel: You spin around like a dreidel.
Menorah: You put the candles in the menorah. You can have them do the movements to match the candles for the day or have them put in the candles for each movement.
Present: You unwrap the present with big movements to pull the wrapping paper off. They can be super creative with this.
Latkes: You are going to cook like a latke in the oil. You can have them lay down and wiggle and shake or you can have them stand and so little small two-foot hops.
Sufganiyot: You pretend to eat the Sujganiyot (jelly doughnut). We did big movements that started with arms out to the side and alternated arms coming to the mouth.
Candles: You hold your arms over your head and have your arms move like the flame on the candle.
After you know the movements add in the speed dice and the number dice. This can make the movements sill but loads of fun to do. You can get the number dice insets here.
What you will find in the Free Hanukkah Gross Motor Dice
- Dice for Hanukkah themed movements
- Dice for different speeds: slow, fast, normal
- Two types: cube dice or make your own die
What you will find in the Hanukkah Gross Motor Set
This is a full set with gross motor dice, gross motor chart, rolling games, and gross motor task cards. Loads of fun ways to explore the Hanukkah themed movements that can work for many different settings.
What is in the Hanukkah Gross Motor Set
- Gross motor movement dice with folding and two cube dice options
- Speed dice with folding and two cube dice options
- Number dice with 1 to 12 options with folding and two cube dice options
- Hanukkah Gross Motor Movement Chart
- Hanukkah Gross Motor Spinning Mat
- Hanukkah Gross Motor Movement Task Cards with 8 cards total
- Rolling Hanukkah Gross Motor – Single Movement
- Rolling Hanukkah Gross Motor – Two movements to match each die roll
- 22 pages
- Price: $3.00
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