Purim Fun for Little Kids

As a very basic crafts person, I love discovering truly easy art projects and costumes for all celebrations, including Purim. Check out our Pinterest board for some of my finds. For me, the basics of a Purim shindig for 2- to 5-year-olds include: Putting together a simple costume Baking hamentaschen Crafting a noisemaker   And finding ways for the little hands to help with all of these makes them, well, honestly, take more time, but so much more fun and much better learning experiences. Mother nature or woods man  When I found this nature crown, I realized that we had the … [Read more...]

Not Too Late to Make an Easy Purim Costume

Remember when your first child was born? I kept our older daughter’s baby book, noting her first smile, the first time she rolled over, her first word. As her hair got longer, we reveled in making a different hair style after every bath, so we could show Daddy. And then, if you’re like me, after the second child comes, you’re just glad to finish dinner, get in and out of the tub, and get your sweeties tucked into bed. If you’re there now, don’t let the idea of having to create a fancy Purim costume keep you from celebrating this weekend -- Saturday, March 15th to Sunday, March … [Read more...]