Purim Experiences Through the Lens of Multiple Intelligences


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A sample of intelligence categories and activity ideas

Dr. Howard Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligences suggests that learners approach content through a variety of modalities. Gardner asserts that the realization of different approaches to learning should empower learners to explore the world through multiple avenues. Use these 29 activities to celebrate Purim in a variety of ways.

Utilizing Dr. Howard Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligences, this list includes classroom and home Purim ideas for every type of learner. Educators can use this list to write unique lesson plans tailored to the specific learning demographics of their classrooms.

Additional Purim resources are available from JTeach.org here.

Over 30 unique Purim activities sorted into 8 intelligence types:

  • Logical/mathematical
  • Verbal/linguistic
  • Visual/spatial
  • Musical/rhythmic
  • Body/kinesthetic
  • Naturalistic
  • Interpersonal
  • Intrapersonal

Images courtesy of JTeach.org.


Area of Work

  • EC - Early Childhood
  • FE - Family Engagement
  • DS&Y - Day Schools and Yeshivas
  • CL - Congregational Learning
  • AS&B - After School and Beyond

Resource Type

  • Lesson

Resource Topic

  • Holidays (Chagim)


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