Mardi Gras Crafts and Activities

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February 9th is Fat Tuesday in New Orleans! You don’t have to travel to the Big Easy to enjoy some festive fun. Here are some at-home crafts, activities, and recommended books to celebrate Mardi Gras with kids (of all ages). A big thank you to our friends at Melissa & Doug for sponsoring today’s ideas […]

Crafts for Fat Tuesday

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It’s Fat Tuesday!! Here are some fun crafts and activities to celebrate Mardi Gras with the kiddos…. 1. Make your own Mardi Gras Masks — Lots of colorful crafting fun, and a great way to use up all those leftover bits of crafting supplies! 2. Make beaded necklaces with colorful pasta! 3. Have your own […]

Mardi Gras Fun

This morning I helped Emily make this cute Mardi Gras mask from some leftover craft supplies, cardstock, stickers, a drinking straw, and some glue. First, I drew a pattern using a pair of her sunglasses as a guide for where to put the holes for the eyes. Emily traced the pattern onto the cardstock. If […]