This tale will help to develop your child’s language and literacy skills, especially their listening skills. Watching it together is a great way of encouraging your child to enjoy the whole process of storytelling. The activity is also a fun, interactive way for your child to become more aware of cultural festivals and celebrations.
How to extend the magic
Explain that Purim is a Jewish festival - it celebrates the story of Queen Esther and how she saved the Jewish people. You can learn more about Purim by visiting the Watch & Listen area of the CBeebies website. Click on ‘Preparing for Purim' to find out how two girls get ready for the festival.