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Mardi Gras Lesson - Page 2

Purple, Green, and Gold Mardi Gras Bead Necklaces
Purple, Green, and Gold Mardi Gras Bead Necklaces

What colors represent Mardi Gras?

Purple, green, and gold represent of Mardi Gras.

Purple stands for justice, green for faith, and gold for power.



Mardi Gras Float with People Throwing Beads
Mardi Gras Float with People Throwing Beads

How do people celebrate Mardi Gras?

They wear costumes, attend parties, and watch parades.

The people on this float are wearing costumes and throwing beads and trinkets to the crowd.



Woman Wearing Mardi Gras Costume with Feathers
Woman Wearing Mardi Gras Costume with Feathers

What kinds of costumes are popular on Mardi Gras?

Colorful, elaborate costumes are popular on Mardi Gras, especially in Rio de Janeiro.

Rio de Janeiro has the longest Carnival celebration in the world.



Mardi Gras Lesson Activities

Mardi Gras Crossword Puzzle  Answer Key

Mardi Gras Board Game

Mardi Gras Vocabulary Worksheet   Answer Key

Craft Activity - Mardi Gras Mask