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Carnival, Mardi Gras, what a party!


We disguise ourselves, we eat pancakes, donuts ... from February to April, the carnival season is in full swing and Mardi Gras is a recipe! Discover all activities to party!

DisguisesDress up, kids love it! Birthday, carnival, Halloween ... all occasions are good. Want to make them costumes and accessories easily? Discover our ideas.

The recipesBeignets, pancakes, bugnes ... it's time to conquer the heart of your greedy with these special recipes Mardi Gras and Carnival.

ColoringFor the carnival, we disguise! Batman, Superman, princesses, Merlin the Enchanter, pirates and other knights ... your draftsman will love coloring all these characters. What to dream aloud!

Carnivals in FranceIn February, March and April, the carnival season is in full swing in France. Here are the most beautiful to discover in France, for a festive and happy family outing!

Memory of animal masks For Carnival, beautiful animal masks are hidden in this memory game. Lion, fox, elephant, zebra ... Your loulou will come to find identical pairs!

Memory of the superheroes6 friends and girlfriends disguised themselves for Mardi Gras and are hiding in this memory game. Will your little hero or little heroine get to find identical pairs!

Shrove Tuesday ... before Lent

  • In the Christian calendarMardi Gras is the day before Lent, a 40-day fasting period between Ash Wednesday (symbolizing Adam's biblical return to dust) and Easter Day (Christ's resurrection).

Party and dress up for Mardi Gras

  • Before this period of deprivationit was customary to party, to dress up and eat "fat". As the party gathered a large number of people, it was necessary to make pastries in large quantities, at a lower cost. The perfect opportunity to use the reserves of butter, oil and eggs before the 40 days of fasting that followed. Hence the tradition of donuts, waffles and pancakes ...
  • Worldwide, Mardi Gras is celebrated in different ways and is preceded by many carnivals, the best known are those of Venice and Rio de Janeiro.

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