Crafts for Fat Tuesday

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 parade!!!

4. Make ribbon rings and dance to Jazz music!!

5. Don’t forget to cook up a batch of jambalaya — Click here for an easy slow cooker recipe! Yum!!

Have fun!!!


  1. I’ve been meaning to make those ribbon rings for AGES – maybe I’ll find some rings so we can do it today!

  2. Dear Valerie,

    You are far too skinny for fat Tuesday.


  3. Mmmmm jumbalaya and in the slow cooker. Yum It’s a shame my kids aren’t fans of it

  4. Love these ideas! The mask is beautiful!

  5. I was just starting my search for fun stuff to do today. Okay, so it’s a little late, but with morning sickness and 4 kids to keep up with, I’m lucky I’m at least doing it on Tuesday still. 😉 Great ideas! Thanks!

  6. These masks are so gorgeous. Have a happy Fat Tuesday!

  7. What a fun time you had. I have never had jambalaya but it sure sounds good!

  8. Ha ha ha! Mark’s right! I love the ribbon rings!

  9. We did masks and noodle beaded necklaces for Fat Tuesday too! Great minds must think alike!