Mardi Gras Crafts

Mardi Gras is all about green, purple, gold, sparkle, beads, masks and noise! To help you join in with the celebrations, here are some easy Mardi Gras crafts you can enjoy with your kids, including all the ingredients of a very noisy Mardi Gras band!

Marching Drum

Marching Drum

No Mardi Gras parade could be complete without a marching drum! Here is how your children can make their own.

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Mardi Gras Crown

Mardi Gras Crown

This fun Mardi Gras crown is great for kids of all ages - just decorate according to age and ability. The kids will be proud to wear them in their Mardi Gras parade!

Mardi Gras Cup Shakers

Mardi Gras Cup Shakers

These Mardi Gras cup shakers are fun to make and produce a satisfyingly loud noise for your Mardi Gras parade!

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Mardi Gras Jester Hat

Mardi Gras Jester Hat

Kids will have fun making and wearing this fun, floppy Mardi Gras jester hat!

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Mardi Gras Masks

Mardi Gras Masks

Masks are what Mardi Gras parades are all about, and if you are going to have your own Mardi Gras celebration at home you will need to give the kids free reign in designing their own!

Mardi Gras Necklace

Mardi Gras Necklace

This Mardi Gras necklace is fun to make for all ages, but especially younger kids. Depending on how patient your kids are, you might want to prepare the "beads" in advance!

Mardi Gras Shakers

Mardi Gras Shakers

To make these Mardi Gras shakers you will need to raid the junk cupboard for supplies. Kids can use them in a very noisy Mardi Gras parade!

Masquerade Mask

Masquerade Mask

This Masquerade Mask is fun for kids to make for Mardi Gras or a "masked ball" themed party! It is quick and simple to make, but very effective.

Papier Mache Mask for Mardi Gras

Papier Mache Mask for Mardi Gras

You'll need to start a few days in advance with this to give the mask time to dry, but I think you'll agree that the effect can be spectacular and a worthwhile craft for Mardi Gras!

Trimmed Mask

Trimmed Mask

This Trimmed Mask can be adapted to all shapes and sizes, and of course you can use anything you have in your craft cupboard!

More Mardi Gras Fun

Mardi Gras colouring pages, coloring page
Mardi Gras Colouring Pages

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