I don't know how your seminary year is going, but I am having a hard time keeping up with my lessons so that I am on track for the assessment test. Since it is Hanukkah I really want to incorporate the holiday into my daily lessons. This week is a four day week for my class. I thought that I would just touch on a little bit of Hanukkah every day this week.
I will give you an overview of what we did to celebrate.
I introduced the holiday to the class. I decorated with some Jewish garland that I bought at Hobby Lobby for half price. Below is a outline of the holiday with a link for more information. Since we are studying Numbers 15 where the children of Isreal were commanded to wear the blue tassels I could tie it into the Jewish blue of the Hanukkah holiday. Here is a great explanation of the blue from the Institute manual.
Aish.com has this amazing Hanukkah information sheet on how to celebrate Hanukkah.
I brought the class some of the Hanukkah Gelt (chocolate gold coins) that are used during Hanukkah. I gave each student a few of them. I reviewed the scripture mastery Exodus 19:5-6: