Links to Purim Fun

Parents and children, and teachers and students may enjoy visiting my earlier posts about Purim.

Click here for “A New Retelling of the Purim Story for Young Children”

A long, long time ago in a town called Shushan there lived a king named Ahashverosh. King Ahashverosh liked to have parties. He would invite all his friends to the palace. At the end of every party, the king would ask his wife, Vashti to dance for his friends. He would call, “Vashti, Vashti, come and dance.”

“I don’t feel like dancing! I have a headache!” cried Vashti.

King Ahashverosh was very angry. He was the king and no one ever said no to him. “If you don’t dance, you will have to leave Shushan!” he shouted.

“I don’t care!” cried Vashti. “My head hurts!”…


Click Here for “Purim Fun for Children and their Parents”


4 eggs, 1 cup oil, 1 ¼ cups sugar, 2 tsps. vanilla, 3 tsps. baking powder, ½ tsp. salt, 5 ½ cups flour (approx.)

Beat eggs, oil, sugar, vanilla and baking powder. Gradually add flour and mix. Knead till smooth. Roll out on floured board. Cut dough into 3 inch circles. Place desired filling in center of each round, fold edges, and pinch to make a triangle. Bake on greased cookie sheet at 350 for 15 minutes or until golden brown.

Click Here for “Purim Poem”  

I’m on my way to Shushan Town.
In my trunk I’ll pack my crown.
I won’t be needing my toys.
But I’ll take my grogger to make some noise.
My Purim music I will bring.
So you and I can dance and sing.


Click Here to “Celebrate Purim with New Songs for Young Children”