Purim happenings in First Grade

The holiday of Purim is every kid’s perfect holiday.  We dress up in fantastic costumes, eat delicious goodies and a whole day of school is devoted to celebrating with your friends and teachers.

Here is how we began our day with a coded morning message.


Purim was a fantastic day of fun.  The entire school participated in the reading of the Migillah (The story of queen Esther)  then all the kids were divided into three groups and enjoyed Purim stations of  painting masks, Dramatic play , and made Hamentashen and cards for Mishloah Manot (Gifts of food).

We delivered with the 2nd grade to the seniors at the JCC on Friday afternoon!



The energy and joy in which the students gave their gifts was wonderful to observe.  With paper Hamentashen hats and snow pants, students sang, danced and chatted with our seniors. Everyone had a wonderful time.

Check out the amazing costumes!




and finally, the Purim Puppet show was a smash success! First grade invited Pre-K and K to our special performance.  First graders were so proud to host the younger students.

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Our classroom was transformed into the city of Shushan, Persia!

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A job well done!

Now it is time to get ready for Passover…….