Mardi Gras With Your Family - Links We Love

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mardi gras maskThe celebration of Mardi Gras-like celebrations can be traced all the way back to the time of the Romans, brought to America by French settlers who landed in Louisiana. Mardi Gras, which literally means Fat Tuesday, marks the end of the Carnival season -- that one last big fling before the quiet season of Lent begins.

New Orleans is famous for its Mardi Gras celebration, but the holiday is celebrated around the world. Teach your kids more about the Mardi Gras season with one of these great links from the web:


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Start by teaching him that it is safe to do so.