We’re lucky to celebrate both Hanukkah and Christmas in our family – there’s so much to love about Hanukkah! The food, the family, the candles…and my personal favorite, playing dreidel!
A great explanation of the game and its history can be found here. The letters on the dreidel represent the phrase “nes gadol hayah sham”, which means “A Great Miracle Happened There”.
In our PlanetBox Launch:
Dreidel Sandwiches: the top sandwich shows “Nun”, representing miracle, and the bottom sandwich shows “Gimel”, representing great. (The sandwiches should be switched around, but I made a mistake this morning!)
Freeze Dried Blueberries surrounding the sandwiches for stability
Gelt in a mini silicone cup: Gelt are chocolate coins used to play the dreidel game
Hard Boiled Egg with a Menorah drawn on with food markers – tonight is the fifth night of Hanukkah, so five candles are lit, plus the shamash, the attendant candle. An explanation of the menorah and candle lighting can be found here.
Colby Jack Cheese surrounding the egg for stability
Bite Sized Strawberries and Grapes, packed in tie dye silicone cups, on Happy Hanukkah and Star of David picks
Roasted Plantain Chips
Packed with a Lunchbox Love Hanukkah note – I love all of the facts printed on the cards!
This lunch makes me think of one of our favorite Hanukkah stories, “The Dreidel that Wouldn’t Spin” by
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