Mardi Gras Posters, Books and Traditions for Enthusiasts

by WriterArtist

Here are some creative suggestions for Mardi Gras clipart, coloring, traditions, parade and carnival posters for those who love to party, participate and celebrate.

This is the Mardi Gras time to bring out the artist inside you with Mardi Gras clipart, carnival posters and exciting coloring books of peacock illustrations and paintings. Buy a great Mardi Gras coloring book that has simple illustrations in purple, green, and gold which are the most beautiful colors of the Mardi Gras season and let the painter in you come out with flying colors.

Illustrations, clip art and examples are a great way to explain and understand the many Mardi Gras traditions. Mardi Gras piñatas, peacock feather masks, beads crafts, fais-do-do, sketching krewes parades, Boeuf Gras and King Cake are some of the art and crafts that you can easily make at home. You may require a little of Mardi Gras supplies from the easily available online Mardi Gras stores.

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Mardi Gras Traditions


Parents take their kids to the Mardi Gras parades in the February month. If you  live in Louisiana where the celebrations start at the beginning of Lent Season, you will enjoy the colors of Mardi Gras, people show in all possible combinations of green, gold and purple adorned with colorful beads.

In accordance with the Mardi Gras traditions, the entire family puts on their costumes of Harlequin and jester or any other Mardi Gras outfit with feather masks; as everyone, so it seems, is supposed to participate in Mardi Gras wearing these special costumes for the parade.

You will love the Mardi Gras throw where even the grannies and grandpas make it a challenge to get the share of booty that contains doubloons, sweets and stuffed toys.

Mardi Gras Coloring Books


Mardi Gras story and coloring books are a great set enjoy and anticipate the excitement of the festive season. In fact there is a Mardi Gras dictionary too that can come in handy when in doubt.

There are exciting Mardi Gras projects and books that explain the origin of the Mardi Gras traditions and celebrations. You can even read them aloud and make the sessions more interactive with your family and kids. Kids enjoy listening and learning from the experience.’ Gaston Goes to Mardi Gras," is a fun Mardi Gras book for the whole family.

You can even buy a DVD and enjoy it with your family in the week end. The Mardi Gras carnival pictures can be colored in colorful pencils or painted in water or oil colors, carved out and framed for party decorations. They serve as piece of art and souvenirs of the carnivals that have gone by and will be a craft that will remind the kids of the childhood days of fun and art.

Mardi Gras Parades and Carnival Posters


There are many colouring books on Mardi Gras traditions, parades and carnivals. If you can sketch and draw, it will be real fun to draw the clip art. If you love coloring or painting, do not hesitate to carry them out on a canvas. Once they are ready you can hang them later over the walls.

The Mardi Gras version of “James Rice's Mardi Gras classic " makes an exciting reading and a creative way to explain some of the traditions. It is great if you are making your children for a family trip. The author gives a short narrative but adequate details of the Mardi Gras Carnival explaining the highlights of the major krewes, balls, doubloons and parades. A great read for this generation and the older generation too.

Mardi Gras Traditions from YouTube

Updated: 01/13/2014, WriterArtist
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