Shorashim Makes Some Noise for Purim!

This week Shorashim continued our Purim explorations with more reading of the “megillah,” singing songs with our puppets…

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…castle building…

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…and sharing “hamantaschen” with our friends.

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We also did some new Purim explorations!  We made מסכות (masechot – masks) …

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…and of course some groggers!  We decorated plates, filled them with beans, stapled them shut, and made some great רעש (ra’ash – noise)!

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We practiced making רעש (ra’ash – noise) each time we heard Haman’s name by playing a game with the characters’ names.  We also experimented with how much רעש (ra’ash – noise) we could make by taking our groggers to different rooms in the Beit Knesset such as the sanctuary…

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…social hall…

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…and of course, Beit Shorashim!  We had so much fun makingרעש (ra’ash – noise)!  Now that we’ve learned so many different ways people celebrate Purim, we’re ready for the real Purim celebration next week in our costumes!

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