Purim is a holiday to eat, drink, and be merry—and then to eat, drink and be merry some more. In fact, at the main Purim meal, the tradition is to eat bread (and anything else we want), plus drink at least one glass of wine (what else but Manischewitz wine?). Read on for creative ways to celebrate Purim, including ideas to help your kids get a kick out of all the fun.
It's always entertaining to dress in costumes and masks for Purim. A Purim mask is an easy project to make with children––whether you choose a character in the story of Purim ("the Megillah"), such as Queen Esther, or a figure from modern times. All you need is:
Noisemakers, called "Graggers," are also part of the Purim fun—and another simple project to make:
It's a Purim tradition to send baskets or packages of food ("Shalach Manos") to friends and family. Another chance to get creative! The sky is the limit when it comes to ways of putting together Purim food baskets and it's something the whole family can enjoy. After all, that is our main mission on Purim: to enjoy! Browse through our Products section for inspiration and ideas on what to include in your baskets this year.