Mardi Gras coloring pages are super cool for your kids to enjoy this celebration.
These free color by number activities are simple print-and-go fun!
Check out these creative ideas for using these coloring pages for kids with Mardi Gras themes and get your free set today.
Simple Yet Fun Additions to Your Mardi Gras Celebration with Kids
If you’d like to celebrate Mardi Gras with your kids in a fun way, it’s smart to have a few simple, age-appropriate activities to enjoy.
Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) is a big celebration the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday. This holiday has been celebrated for hundreds of years.
Mardi is French for Tuesday. Gras is French for fat. Mardi Gras was a time to enjoy rich foods and parties prior to the start of Lent in the Roman Catholic church.
Over the years, my boys and I have chatted about Mardi Gras and enjoyed simple activities at home. Scroll down to discover some of the books and videos that have helped up to better understand this holiday – and can help you and your kids, too 😊
I’ve made these free Mardi Gras coloring pages for fun color by number activities to add to our simple celebration – and to share with you!
Mardi Gras and Carnival (Celebrations in My World (Paperback))The Bourbon Street Band Is Back (Shankman & O’Neill)Mimi’s First Mardi GrasNew Orleans Carnival Krewes: The History, Spirit & Secrets of Mardi Gras
What’s You’ll Find In This Free Mardi Gras Coloring Pages Pack
This free set of Mardi Gras coloring pages features color by number activities. You’ll find 6 pages with Mardi Gras themes, including:
- King’s crown and beads
- Masquerade masks and beads
- Top hat and beads
- Balloon, banner, and beads
- Jester hat and beads
- Fleur-de-lis symbol and beads
Notice a pattern there…BEADS!
Beads (otherwise known as “throws”) are a big part of Mardi Gras.
Creative Ideas to Boost the Fun with These Color by Number Activities
You can have a lot of fun celebrating Mardi Gras with your kids using these coloring activities.
Have a variety of coloring tools, like:
- color pencils
- chalk pastels
- oil pastels
- Kwik Stix (or other temper-based paint stick)
Play some jazz, marching music, and other upbeat songs in the background as you color.
You can add some fun decorations with the three colors associated with Mardi Gras:
- Purple for justice
- Green for faith
- Gold for power
Cut out your completed Mardi Gras coloring pages. Glue onto purple, green, or gold construction paper or cardstock. Use as DIY party decor.
These color by number code pages are perfect for morning work, early finishers, relaxed math, and more.
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Get Your Free Mardi Gras Coloring Pages for Kids
WooHoo! You’re on your way to enjoying easy yet fun Mardi Gras activities for kids!
You can totally print as many of these color by number worksheets as you need for your personal use, family, classroom, homeschool co-op, or community event. If you have a friend or co-worker who might like to boost their celebration, I ask that you please share this post with them. Thanks so much for your cooperation!
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