Purim Party

Fun ways to remember

Purim parties are a fun way to learn, teach and remember God's faithfulness to his covenant people.

A good Purim party will have good food, games, and a Purim spiel (play).

Below are resources to help inspire you.

Recipes for Hamantaschen

Hamantaschen is the three-cornered pastry with fruit fillings, designed to remind you of Haman's hat, his pocket, or his ear.

Try these recipes:

Hamantaschen by xeno4ka from Pixabay
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These days should be remembered and kept throughout every generation, in every clan, province, and city, and that these days of Purim should never fall into disuse among the Jews, nor should the commemoration of these days cease among their descendants. (Esther 9:28)

Projects for kids

See the Bible Belt Balabusta website for hands-on, projects for kids and ideas for a Purim carnival.

Whenever we hear the name of evil Haman, we boo and hiss and make noise, often with a gragger (ratchet noisemaker).

Here are two ideas on how to make your own gragger:

 

Purim party 2008
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And I will pour out on the house of David and the inhabitants of Jerusalem a spirit of grace and supplication. They will look on me, the one they have pierced, and they will mourn for him as one mourns for an only child, and grieve bitterly for him as one grieves for a firstborn son.
Zechariah 12:10