Mardi Gras for Kids

King Cake........Made for a King???? What ties can you make with Mardi Gras Celebration in New Orleans to Early Missouri History?



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Treena Murray

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Introduction

King Cake........Made for a King???? Fat Tuesday, a regional annual celebration in New Orleans. It's a day of parades, parties, and king cakes. It is spreading through out our country. What is behind this tradition? Where did it begin?

History of Mardi Gras
    •Fact Monster
    •Brain Candy
    •The History of the King Cake
    •How Stuff Works: Mardi Gras
    •Newspaper In Education Online Quiz
Mardi Gras Crafts for Kids
    •Mardi Gras Goodies
    •Mardi Gras Masks
    •Michael's Mardi Gras Crafts
Teacher Resource
    •The Education Project of the Rex Organization
    •Scholastic Mardi Gras Actvities


Last updated: February 10 2005, 11:39 pm
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