Hanukkah starts on Sunday night, so I thought I would teach you how to draw a dreidel. For those of you who don’t know, a dreidel is a spinning top with four different Hebrew letters on it. Jewish children play with it on Hanukkah to win yummy chocolates called gelt. Today I will show you how to draw a dreidel..have fun!
How to Draw a Dreidel for Hanukkah (Chanukah) with Simple Steps Lesson for Kids
Written-Out Step by Step Instructions
(Step 1) Draw 2 lines that are parallel to eachother…but one lower than the other.
(Step 2) Connect those 2 lines together. You now have a square on a slant.
(Step 3) Draw 3 lines, one from front 3 corners.
(Step 4) Connect the box together. Draw 2 ovals on top of cube.
(Step 5) Draw a letter ‘U’ shaped curve on the box of each square of the cube. Draw 2 lines connecting the 2 ovals together.
(Step 6) Start drawing the 2 Hebrew letters. They are going to be bubble Hebrew letters, so we are going to draw them in a strange way. Start off by drawing an upside down letter ‘Y’-like shape…on the left and draw a rectangle and a square on the right.
(Step 7) On the left, draw a circle and a square. On the right, draw 2 lines.
(Step 8) Draw a letter ‘v’ shape on each letter.
(Step 9) Erase all the guidelines and you now have two hebrew letters…a gimmel on the left and a nun on the right.