The Better Than Best Purim
What does it mean to be a friend?
the PJ Library Book
This book borrows from the well-known folktale, The Little Red Hen. The little old lady asks her pets to help bake a batch of hamantaschen, the filled triangular cookies traditionally eaten on Purim. The pet friends claim to be too busy to help her, but they are really preparing a Purim surprise.
Friendship – chaverut
Judaism teaches that we need friends to help us learn and grow spiritually and emotionally. It is no coincidence that the Hebrew word for friend, chaver, is related to the word chavruta, a study partner.
- Children love hearing stories of their parents’ childhood. How can you make sharing friendship stories, past and present, part of your daily or weekly routine?
fun things at home
When friends come to visit, take or draw a picture to send as a thank-you note. Have your child fill in the blank - Thanks for visiting today. I liked when we played _____.