This year, Purim falls during Jewish Disability Awareness Month. These resources can help children with special needs prepare for and participate successfully in Purim celebrations:
Waiting in line is hard! This social story prepares children for waiting in line at a Purim carnival:
Download and read this simplified version of the Purim story, written for young children: “Long ago, Esther and Mordechai lived in Persia. Esther and Mordechai were Jewish. King Achashverosh was king of Persia. King Achashverosh married Esther. Haman was King Achashverosh’s friend. Haman wore a triangle hat with three corners….”
Learn key Purim phrases in American Sign Language:
Complete a Purim costume puzzle by matching the top half to the bottom half:
For more Purim resources, visit http://www.jgateways.org/Resources/Purim-Resources.
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