This stunning mask is the sort that would be worn during Carnival or Mardi Gras celebrations, or perhaps for a glamorous masked ball. The colours are very Mardi Gras!
Mardi Gras Posters
Here is a set of useful photographic posters, showing kids some of the traditions of Mardi Gras. The might be perfect for sparking some conversation while showing on the white board, or using to decorate the classroom.
These streamers and confetti are definitely the colours of Mardi Gras or Carnival, reminiscent of a jester's hat perhaps. Imagine them cascading into the air during a parade or party!
The colours of Mardi Gras are green, purple and gold, and beaded necklaces drape the route of the Mardi Gras parade and are thrown down to people from Mardi Gras floats. Here you can see a Mardi Gras mask, feathers and lots of draped beads!
Purple and gold and green and pink are the colours of Mardi Gras, and fantastical masks like this one are everywhere during the celebrations.
You might find a "king cake" in many different countries, associated with the Epiphany at the end of the Christmas celebrations. The Bolo Rei in Portugal is a good example.