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Game Components

Game Components


Age range: Three and up (little children might require assistance with spinning the dreidel)

  • 1 Dreidel (or, accelerate the pace of the game by supplying each player with his/her own dreidel)
  • 2 or more players (the more the merrier!)
  • The "Ante"—nuts, pennies, nickels, chocolate coins, nuts, or just about anything else...
  • Flat Surface (such as floor or wide table) for dreidel spinning
  • A Chanukah Festive Mood


Platter of Latkes and/or Sufganiot

Readings and Resources
Jono’s Guide to Dreidel Strategy (PDF)
Illustrations by Yehuda Lang. To view more artwork by this artist, click here.
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