How to Play the Dreidel Game
A dreidel is a top with one Hebrew letter on each side. Together they form the initials for “Nes Gadol Haya Sham…A Great Miracle Happened There.”
Each player starts with the same number of m&m’s, pennies, chocolate coins etc.
- Each player antes up one piece of candy or coin into the kitty
- The first player spins the dreidel.
- When the dreidel stops, do what the letter tells you:
(Nun) the spinner gets nothing.
(Gimel) the spinner gets the whole pot.
(Hey) the spinner gets half of the pot.
(Shin) the spinner adds one to the pot.
- Go back to #1 and the second player plays, and so on!