Purim is maybe the most crazy holiday of the year. Its carnival-like atmosphere, complete with costumes, crowns, and cookies, makes it great for kids. In a lot of ways, Purim is like the Jewish Halloween, but you don't just have to recycle your Halloween costume. Try out our ideas for making the characters of the Purim story come to life, and check out some other ideas from Mayim Bialik and Kveller readers too. 

Queen Esther Costume

King Ahasueros Costume

Mordechai Costume

Haman Costume

Mayim Bialik's Purim Costumes on the Cheap

Purim Costume Contest winners (2010)