Here’s the thing with boys and Purim. They will get dressed up as ANYTHING, so long as they get to have a gun or a sword, preferably both!
A few weeks ago, my son was playing with a little girl his age. The toy he chose was a medium-sized box of Gears. To be clear, this is not a building toy, but rather a sort of puzzle where you connect flat boards and then build a chain of gears upon them that you can control with a small handle.
I heard my son say, “Let’s make a gun.”
The girl groaned. “No.”