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Dreidel, an Illustrated Song

Posted on: December 31, 2014

The simplicity of a song like Dreidel Song can be deceptive.  A song like this one can give a window into, and appreciation for, another way to look at the world. Sharing songs that celebrate traditions other than the ones most kids practice increases tolerance and curiosity. And it’s fun!  Kids love to sing the Dreidel Song because it is sweet and easy to memorize. The game is fun to play, too.

Each of these books has a different version of the lyrics, but the tune is the same.

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dreidel shahar kober
Dreidel, Dreidel, Dreidel!
Traditional Words and Tune
Illustrated by Shahar Kober

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Dreidel Song w chords for SBWE - 2
The Dreidel Song for SBWE (with guitar chords)
Traditional Words and Tune
Page Coordinated by ELEG for SBWE
To view or print this page, click here:
Dreidel Song w chords for SBWE – 2

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Dreidel Song for SBWE - 2 (no chords)
The Dreidel Song for SBWE (no chords)
Traditional Words and Tune
Page Coordinated by ELEG for SBWE
To view or print this page, click here:
Dreidel Song for SBWE – 2 (no chords)

 

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This version is an expanded adaptation for the tune.  It sings about a night of family fun for Hanukkah.  The family gathers, makes latkes, lights the menorah candles, and plays dreidel.  The back of the book has a recipe for latkes, instructions for playing dreidel, and music for singing the song.

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I Have a Little Dreidel

Traditional Tune
Words by Maxie Baum
Illustrated by Julie Paschkis

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Dreidel Song w chords for SBWE - 2 - (Baum)
Dreidel Song /  I Have a Little Dreidel
Traditional Tune
Song Adapted and Expanded by Maxie Baum
Intended to accompany book by Maxie Baum, Illustrated by Julie Paschkis
To view or print this page, click here:
Dreidel Song w chords for SBWE – 2 – (Baum)

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ABOUT THE SONG

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I Have a Little Dreidel, wiki:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I_Have_a_Little_Dreidel

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Sing along with the lyrics:

www.youtube.com/watch?v=2JOGOdsuUEA

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HOW TO PLAY THE DRIEDEL GAME

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This page includes a printable sheet with instructions for how to play the dreidel game
http://momsmack.com/how-to-play-dreidel-and-a-pretty-cool-printable/

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Game history and instructions, here:
http://www.chabad.org/holidays/chanukah/article_cdo/aid/597253/jewish/Dreidel-Instructions.htm

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Dreidel wiki, here:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dreidel

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This page offers a free printable for how to play the game:
http://www.hoshanarabbah.org/chanukah.html

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Related Posts

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HANUKKAH, PASSOVER, SEDER AND OTHER JEWISH HOLIDAYS AND TRADITIONS
(Hanukkah, Hanukah, Chanukah, Hannukah, Hannukkah, Channukah)

A fun list of books to sing and celebrate Hanukkah and other Jewish Holidays and Traditions
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2010/11/26/singable-picture-books-for-hanukkah/

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New Song Sheets with Guitar Chords for DREIDEL SONG and I HAVE A LITTLE DREIDEL
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2018/01/03/new-song-sheets-with-guitar-chords-for-dreidel-song-and/

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EMILY’S SING BOOKS REPERTOIRE
The Sing Books with Emily Repertoire of Illustrated Song
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/the-sing-books-with-emily-repertoire-of-illustrated-song/

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LITTLE SONGS: SING BOOKS WITH EMILY SONGBOOK SERIES (SBWE SBS)
https://singbookswithemily.wordpress.com/2016/01/25/sing-books-with-emily-songbook-series-little-songs/

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