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Mardi Gras Puzzles for Kids

Crosswords, Jigsaw Puzzles and Other Games For Young Puzzlers

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Mardi Gras, or Fat Tuesday in English, is a yearly festival marking the end of Carnival season with parades, social events, and the consumption of fatty, rich foods, especially pancakes, before the ritual fasting and sobriety of the Lenten season. For your puzzling pleasure, we have a variety of free puzzles and games with themes related to this annual celebration of joie de vivre.

Mardi Gras Word Search Puzzles

To start, we have a variety of word search games featuring vocabulary associated with Mardi Gras, or Shrove Tuesday as it's known in the British Isles.
  • Mardi Gras Word Search Puzzle - This easy word search game features 10 words related to the Mardi Gras festivities.
  • Mardi Gras Word Search Puzzle - Nine Mardi Gras words are hidden in a medium-sized grid in this easy word game for children at the primary school level. Solution provided.
  • Mardi Gras Word Search - This easy word game features 12 entries associated with the Carnival season. Solution provided.
  • Mardi Gras Word Search - This word seek game has a word list of 15 themed entries. This page also features other Mardi Gras puzzles and activities, such as a cryptogram, letter tiles and fallen phrase game. Best for students at middle school level.
  • Mardi Gras Word Search Puzzle - Here, you'll find a word search puzzle featuring 18 themed entries.
  • Mardi Gras Word Search - This word search game of medium difficulty has a list of 20 words associated with the holiday as it is celebrated in New Orleans. Solution provided.
  • Pancake Tuesday Word Search - Although this word search game has a list of only 14 words, the grid in which they are hidden contains a large number of letters. This puzzle is more appropriate to ESL learners that want to practice their Pancake Day vocabulary. A more difficult, 22-word game can be found here.
  • Mardi Gras Word Search - Twenty-eight themed entries need finding in this word game. The puzzle grid features extra-large letters for easier reading. Play it online or print and solve.
  • Mardi Gras Word Search - This online word game has a list of approximately 24 words associated with the Carnival season.

Mardi Gras Crossword Puzzles

Teachers can print these puzzles out for classroom solving.

  • Mardi Gras Crossword - This easy criss-cross puzzle features ten words related to New Orleans' most popular celebration.
  • Mardi Gras Criss-Cross - Eleven themed entries are featured in this print-friendly crossword game. The solution appears at the bottom of the page in small print.
  • Printable Mardi Gras Criss-Cross Puzzle - This page features two crossword games related to the Mardi Gras festivities. One has nine themed entries and focuses on how the holiday is celebrated. The other, more challenging, puzzle has fourteen entries which pertain to the history of the Mardi Gras celebration.

Mardi Gras Word Scramble Games

Teachers can print these puzzles out for classroom solving.

  • Mardi Gras Word Jumble - Unscramble the twelve words related to Fat Tuesday in this easy anagram game. The word list is provided should the child encounter any difficulties remembering the words or their spelling. The solution to the puzzle is provided as well.
  • Mardi Gras Worksheet: Word Scramble - This printable anagram game features 17 themed entries. The solution appears at the bottom of the worksheet in small print.
  • Mardi Gras Word Jumble - Here, you have twenty Mardi Gras words to unscramble. The word list is provided as a solving aid.

Printable Mardi Gras Dot-to-Dot Games

These simple counting games are a good way for youngsters to practice their counting skills.

  • Mardi Gras Dot-to-Dot Puzzle - In this very easy counting game, simply connect the twenty dots to form an image that has to do with the holiday.
  • Mardi Gras Dot-to-Dot Puzzle - Two costumed children appear in this dot-to-dot game of medium difficulty.
  • Carnival Parade Dot-to-Dot Game - Connect the dots from number one to forty-nine to solve this fun puzzle featuring elegantly-attired participants in the Mardi Gras parade.
  • Rio Carnival Dot-to-Dot - This connect-the-dots game features a scantily clad female wearing a costume typical to those worn in Rio de Janeiro's extravant Carnival festivities.

Mardi Gras Jigsaw Puzzles to Play Online

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