The Purim Carnival is held during and after school. It consists of about 10 – 12 game booths and a snack booth, and is held in Golding lobby.
- Receives a list of parent volunteers to help with the carnival in the August mailing.
- Asks the Director to arrange for set-up including tables, trash and broom.
- Contacts parents volunteers and reminds them about the Purim Carnival planning meeting, usually in the fall or early winter.
- At the planning meeting, Coordinator and volunteers develop a list of booths, decide who will run and buy supplies for each booth, and assigns additional functions to remaining volunteers.
1. Setup/extra help: decorate room; help during event
2. Run booth: bring supplies (including a sign with the booth name), set up, operate, and clean booth
3. Purchase supplies: buy balloons, decorations (crepe paper etc.), prizes (multiply the number of students in the school by the number of booths.) (reimbursed) Bring tape and scissors to assist with the decorating process.
4. Arts and crafts: purchase supplies (reimbursed), plan and set up, operate, and clean booth
5. Clean up: take down decorations, etc.
- The Coordinator meets with volunteers in the Golding Lobby on the day of the Carnival to coordinate the activities.
All volunteers arrive in Golding Lobby at 9:20 on the day of the carnival to set-up the booths, and decorations.
The carnival should run until 12:00 or a little later if it is busy. When the carnival is finished, the booth operators should disassemble their booths and the clean-up volunteers begin cleaning up.
Booths should consist of simple skill games such as beanbag tosses, bowling with toy bowling sets or ring toss type games. In addition, arts and craft booths can be used (face paining, making necklaces from colored macaroni, etc.).
For the Cake Walk – please make sure to have on hand some cakes or cookies for the children with NUT allergies.
Please note: Parents will only be reimbursed for expenditures over $50.00, with the first $50.00 deducted.