Molded Clay Faces
Artists create clay masks using pre-formed molds, clay, glitter, feathers, gems, and paint. The expressive qualities of clay are perfect for creating many different types of face masks, from Mardi Gras glitter to Japanese Kabuki to...
Jazz, Blue Grass, Hip Hop, Swing. Gospel, R&B, Ragtime, Disco. So many music genres born in the USA. After reading an article about the fate of New Orlean's Jazz after Hurricane Katrina, class members investigate the life cycles of...
Hildegard Center for the Arts
Mardi Gras Masks
Laissez les bons temps rouler! Create your own festive Mardi Gras masks with a lesson that provides background information on the celebration and instructions about constructing the masks.
Add a little glitter to your Mardi Gras celebration with a packet that includes information about the history of Mardi Gras. It also provides information about how different communities celebrate the holiday, as well as templates for...
Mardi Gras Et Carnaval
Laissez les bons temps rouler! Let the good times roll with a colorful PowerPoint that details Mardi Gras from a French perspective with images from Carnaval de Nice.
Mardi Gras Word Search
Let the good times roll with a Mardi Gras-themed word search. Learners find related words like doubloons, flambeaux, and rex.
Mardi Gras Elementary
You don't have to visit Vermilionville to experience the Cajun traditions of Mardi Gras. After examining pictures and hearing stories about these colorful traditions, learners create their own Courir de Mardi Gras masks.
The Art Of Education University
"Pure Unbounded Joy!" Inspired by Stephan Wanger's Bead Town projects, class members recycle Mardi Gras beads (and other materials) into colorful mosaics that reflect their cultural heritage. The video included in the resource models...
Celebrate Mardi Gras in style with beautiful sparkling masks! Class members use provided materials to create their own Mardi Gras masks and then don their costumes for a fun masquerade.
Learn about the festivity of Mardi Gras with a series of reading and writing assignments. As class members read a passage about the history of Mardi Gras and the way it's celebrated around the world, they answer comprehension questions,...
ESL Holiday Lessons
Take a trip to Mardi Gras with a festive reading packet! After class members read an informational article about the history and celebration of Mardi Gras, they think about the structure of the passage by unscrambling words, filling in...
The Mardi Gras Procession Strolls into Your Classroom
English, history, and French pupils visit three learning stations and build a float utilizing the symbols of Mardi Gras.
Mardi Gras Vocabulary
Words associated with the celebration of Mardi Gras are featured in a short vocabulary worksheet that asks pupils to match the word with it's definition. "Laissez les bons temps rouler!"
Students work in small groups to research the history of the Mardi Gras celebration and how it is celebrated in countries around the world. They discover similarities and differences among various international Mardi Gras celebrations...
The History of Mardi Gras
Students gain knowledge about the history, traditions, and culture of Mardi Gras. They then apply the content to make related projects and complete assignments.
In this Mardi Gras worksheet, students complete activities such as read the passage, match the phrases, fill in the blanks, choose the correct word, multiple choice fill in, correct the spelling, put text in correct order, unscramble the...
Mardi Gras Character Carnival
Students create Mardi Gras floats from shoeboxes to illustrate the Six Pillars of Character. For this character education lesson, students discuss Mardi Gras and famous celebrations. Students make floats out of shoeboxes to illustrate...
Let the Good Times Roll
Students read an online New York Times article and investigate the Mardi Gras celebration in New Orleans. They examine how Hurricane Katrina affected the celebration. They design a float that represents the Mardi Gras celebration.
In this Mardi Gras instructional activity, students trace and write words having to do with the festival of Mardi Gras. Students trace and write 20 words total.
Social Studies: Cultural New Orleans
Students observe the PBS film, "New Orleans," to explore such topics as race relations, cultural history, and urbanization. After examining n interactive map displaying the city at various dates in its history, students role-play as...
Mardi Gras Quilt
Young scholars investigate the concept of Mardi Gras and how it is celebrated in Louisiana. They use technology in order to create interest in the form of a video. Students create a quilt template using the internet to copy and paste...
Zulu King, Zulu King
Students listen to story Brown Bear, Brown Bear, brainstorm everything they know about Mardi Gras, create pages relating to Mardi Gras for class book, type information on computer, play slide show, and take turns reading their books.
Leather Mardi Gras Mask
Students examine different masks from Mardi Gras. They discover the culture of the area and create their own mask. They use leather to make the mask three-dimensional.
Discover Mardi Gras
Students explore the origin and significance of Mardi Gras and experience some traditional activities associated with the hoilday.