Mardi Gras in America is the same as Carnival in Italy and some other countries around the world. Why not have a go at composing a C-A-R-N-I-V-A-L acrostic poem with the kids?
Mardi Gras Worksheets
Bring Mardi Gras into the classroom or brush up on some useful skills at home with this small collection of Mardi Gras worksheets.
Here's a drawing of a beautiful carnival mask for the children to trace carefully. They can then have fun colouring it in too if they like!
Use our colourful acrostic poem printable to encourage the children to write an acrostic poem about Mardi Gras. Choose from 4 versions - some of which make useful writing frames too.
Here's a fun tracing page for Mardi Gras, featuring a pretty necklace. Just ask your child to trace carefully along the dotted lines, and they can colour in the necklace once they've finished too.
Here's quite a tricky scissor skills worksheet for more dextrous children. The Mardi Gras pictures are the perfect size for cutting out and sticking elsewhere - perhaps to decorate some writing that they have been doing about this Carnival holiday.
Here's a second version of our Mardi Gras scissor skills activity. For this one we've made the Mardi Gras objects bigger, so that younger children can practice their cutting skills...
There are three pages to choose from in this Mardi Gras story paper pdf - two with our colouring page and one with space for your child's own picture. You could write an intriguing story about a masked ball with this design!
A little girl is making masks for Mardi Gras in the colouring page that accompanies this Mardi Gras story paper. Children can write a descriptive piece about what they see in the picture or make up a story about what happens next. There are 3 pages in the pdf file including run-on paper.
Our third design of Mardi Gras story paper features a cheeky jester to inspire some creative story writing! Print the pages you need from the 3 included in this pdf file.