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Bible book: Esther

Creative activities and ideas based on the Bible book Esther

The Book of Esther, also referred to as "the Scroll of Esther" in Hebrew, recounts the inspiring story of a Jewish woman named Esther who becomes queen of Persia after being chosen by the king, Ahasuerus. Together with her wise uncle Mordecai, Esther devises a plan to save her people from the villainous Haman, who seeks to destroy them. This captivating and empowering biblical account lies at the heart of the Jewish holiday of Purim, which commemorates the Jewish people's freedom.

We've compiled a variety of innovative ideas and activities that relate to the stories and messages found in the Book of Esther. These resources are designed to help you share these incredible biblical narratives in an engaging and interactive way. Whether you're a children's ministry leader, a Sunday school teacher, or a religious educator in a Christian primary school, these creative ideas can be used in a variety of settings, including church children's programs, catechism classes, children's services, Bible clubs, vacation Bible school, and Sunday school. These resources are also suitable for religious or Bible education in Christian primary schools.