Celebrating Mardi Gras with the Kids in New Orleans-MainPhoto


  • Decorate a wagon. Wagons are the ultimate transporters. You can pull the kids, food, and drinks to the parade and tow the 50 lbs of plastic beads your kids will catch all the way home.
  • Decorate a Mardi Gras box. This is a box that stores their favorite parade favors, beads, umbrellas, masks…you know…all the props needed to celebrate at home.  You might as well get one for each child. Decorate it with stickers, feathers, glitter and other fun things. A quick trip to Michael’s and you are set! Personally, I like to use a plastic storage box rather than cardboard.