Supplies:
  1. 1 fake beard (optional)
  2. 1 blue robe with many pockets
  3. An assortment of silly trinkets and gifts
  4. 1 adult with a great sense of humor
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Setup: 

1. Load up Hanukkah Harry's robe with little trinkets: candy coins, tops, little balls, packs of crayons, puzzles, etc.
2. Have Hanukkah Harry dress with a fake beard (optional) and robe.
3. Have Hanukkah Harry in a place where he is easily accessible to all.

How to Play: 

1. Have Hanukkah Harry circulate around the room, or stand in one place where children can find him.
2. As children approach have Harry ask them to tell him a joke, do a little performance, or sing a little song.
3. Harry will then give a gift from one of his pockets, according to how he rates the performance.

Tips: 

1. Make sure that Harry is fun, friendly, and non-threatening. Harry should be warm and inviting.
2. Everyone should get a prize... even if the jokes are bad!

Activity Length: 
15 - 30 minutes
Age: 
Toddler
Preschool
School-age
Tween
Competitiveness: 
Non-competitive (cooperative)
Difficulty: 
Easy peasy (fun and simple)
Indoor/Outdoor: 
Either
Mess Factor: 
Clean and tidy
Noise Level: 
Quiet
Number of Players: 
3 to 4
5 to 10
10 to 20
Prep Time: 
10 - 20 minutes
Space Needed: 
Small (a clearable open space the size of a 1-car garage)
Team Division: 
Every man for himself (individual players)