Catch the Beads - a color and trace worksheet
Measure Beads - If you're from the New Orleans area, getting beads in different colors will not be a problem. Snip beads to lengths less than a foot, put them in baggies, and have the students practice their measuring skills.
Mardi Gras Story - A simple five page story to introduce carnival vocabulary
Mini King Cake - a recipe to make in small group instruction.
Reading Comprehension - two topics: Mardi Gras and Mardi Gras Colors.
Mardi Gras Trace - a color ID, letterID, and vocabulary trace worksheet.
Cross Word Puzzle - try it simple and Mardi Gras style.
Mardi Gras Addition Worksheet- very easy..
Gator Count & Color, Baby Count & Color , and Cup Count & Color worksheets
Masks Worksheet Coloring to learn happy and sad faces..
Paper Plate Mask follow up on the feelings theme by helping students choose to make a Happy or Sad face Give a choice of purple, green or gold/yellow crayons to color the plate. Assist in cutting the chosen expression and give a choice of decorations to add (feathers, sequins, ribbons, etc.) Fasten with elastic or string, or tape on a popsicle stick to the side for those who dislike wearing masks.
Mardi Gras Folder Game- Simple Addition page one and page two
A Mardi Gras Craft Communication Board to facilitate participation and choice-making during the following activities, for nonverbal or language impaired students.
Sensory Table - Use Mardi Gras beads on a sensory table and let students cut them and compare lengths, suggests Kath.
Make a Mardi Gras Tissue Paper Collage - Cover paper plates or heavyweight paper with school glue. Get the students to tear purple, green and gold (yellow) tissue paper to create their own patterns. To make the project extra tactile , add snippets of Mardi Gras beads, bits of old decorations, feathers and scraps of cloth in Mardi Gras colors to increase student choice..
Make a Mardi Gras Float at www.mardigrasday.com
Mardi Gras Mambo - If you know this tune, you can sing this student version with your class.
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