Are you looking for free coloring pages for your kids for an easy Mardi Gras activity? Print out these cute Mardi Gras coloring pages for tons of coloring fun!
Mardi Gras is French for “Fat Tuesday”. It takes place on the Tuesday before Ash Wednesday and the start of Lent. However, in many locations, Mardi Gras is now a week-long festival and celebration.
In the USA, the largest Mardi Gras celebration takes place in New Orleans.
Help you kids learn about and celebrate the festival of Mardi Gras with these fun Mardi Gras coloring pages! Kids of all ages will love coloring the masks, beads, rockets, and more!
Download Your Free Mardi Gras Coloring Pages
The Mardi Gras coloring pages are free for your personal use and can be reproduced for your use at home or in a classroom. Just keep scrolling to download the free coloring pages.
Here are just a few ways to use these fun coloring pages:
- As part of a Mardi Gras learning unit in your homeschool or classroom
- Car ride activity- just add a clipboard and a box of crayons and you’ve got yourself a screen free activity to pass the time.
- For a calming activity when your child needs a quiet moment to calm or recharge
- Decorations for a bedroom or Mardi Gras celebration
- Indoor activity on a winter or rainy day
- To occupy little hands when they have to wait ( doctor appointments, dentist, adult holiday dinners, early finishers, etc)
- As part of a bulletin board or Mardi Gras display
- Cut out the Mardi Gras masks to use in other projects or just for scissor practice
Basically anything you can think of- just add crayons, markers, pens, color pencils and you’ve got yourself a quick and easy activity for your kids or students!
This free Mardi Gras coloring book features simple designs, without a lot of intricate or small areas. This makes them perfect for kids of all ages.
Coloring isn’t just busy work, it’s also great for developing skills such as:
- Fine motor skills
- Visual motor skills
And don’t forget to allow your child to color these coloring pages in anyway they’d like. This means they don’t HAVE to stay inside the lines. They don’t have to color the Mardi Gras designs in the traditional colors of green and purple. They can color masks and feathers in whatever color they wish. And they can draw in embellishments such as candy or balloons in the extra white space if they want. Let them color and create however they desire!
You can read more about my thoughts on child-led art here: The Right Way to do Crafts with Kids.
Mardi Gras Printable Coloring Pages
There are 6 festive images to choose from, all bundled together into one easy to download PDF file. Here’s what you’ll find in the free coloring book:
Coloring Page #1: Mardi Gras Mask and Banner
This first page features a fancy Mardi Gras mask with feathers, along with a banner and ribbons to color.
Coloring Page #2: Mardi Gras Mask with Rockets
Older kids will love coloring this Mardi Gras mask! It has lots of details to color along with paper rockets!
Coloring Page #3: Mardi Gras Mask with Beads
Kids will love coloring in all the beads on this coloring page. They can choose to make green and purple beads or make their own pattern.
Coloring Page #4: Mardi Gras Items to Color
This coloring pages features different items specific to Mardi Gras, such as masks, maracas, beads, and feathers.
Coloring Page #5: Happy Mardi Gras!
This coloring page could make a wonderful Mardi Gras card and would look beautiful dispayed!
Coloring Page #6: Mandala Style Mardi Gras Mask
Have an older child or teen? This mandala style coloring page has tons of small spaces to color, along with a central mask!
Ready to download this cute Mardi Gras coloring book? Just click the link below:
You are free to use these pages for personal use at home or in the classroom. Please don’t share the file, but if you’d like to share the Mardi Gras coloring pages with friends, please forward this page to them so that they can download the file themselves. This coloring book may not be used in any commercial fashion.
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