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Mardi Gras Word Scramble with Answers – Mardi Gras Printable

Indulge in Fat Tuesday this year with a Mardi Gras word scramble printable. This free scramble is sure to let the good times roll!

To learn more about this holiday, check out our post with over 100 facts about Mardi Gras.

This printable word scramble is part of our collection of free word puzzles. We have been sharing lots of holiday scrambles and word searches this winter and this one is the latest in our collection.

Free word scramble puzzles are great for all ages. They’re challenging enough for adults, but also come with an answer key if kids need a little extra help!

Not only would they be great to share with your family on Mardi Gras, but they would also make excellent printables for your local church group or classroom full of children

A graphic with various Mardi Gras masks on sticks, and text that says advertising a free Mardi Gras word scramble puzzle.

How do do this Mardi Gras word scramble printable

This word scramble features 18 words about Fat Tuesday. Unscramble the words and write the answer on the line next to the scrambled word.

It is a medium difficulty word scramble puzzle. If you have a hard time unscrambling this free printable, use the word scramble answers as a tool to help. 

In addition to this free scramble, we also have another word puzzle for Fat Tuesday. Check out our Mardi Gras word search for more puzzling! It’s great for kids and adults.

Other holiday word scrambles

In addition to this custom word scramble printable, we have other word puzzles for the holidays. Check out the holiday scrambles and word searches below.

Check back often, we frequently add new word scrambles and word searches!

Words to look for in our Mardi Gras printable word scramble:

Did you know that each holiday has colors associated with it? During the holidays, these colors hold a special meaning.

The Mardi Gras colors below can all be found in our free word scramble. If you’d like to learn more about the colors of other holidays, check out our guides to the colors of Valentine’s Day and St. Patrick’s Day.

A Fat Tuesday graphic with beads and bunting in green, purple and gold at the top of the image, and the words "Mardi Gras" in splattered in paint beneath them.

  • Green
  • Gold
  • Purple

Just as each holiday has colors associated with it, each holiday has its own symbols too! The Mardi Gras symbols below can be found in our free word puzzle.

To learn more about the symbols of other holidays check out our guides to Valentine’s Day symbols, St. Patrick’s Day symbols, and Thanksgiving symbols.

A pile of Mardi Gras beads, in the colors of Gras (purple, green and gold).

  • Beads
  • Fleur de lis
  • Mask
  • Parade
  • Throw

The holiday of Mardi Gras, like many other holidays, has a religious background. The words below touch on the religious elements of Mardi Gras. All of them can be found in our holiday scramble puzzle.

Another holiday with religious history is Easter. Read about the Legend of the Dogwood Tree and the meaning of the Easter lily to learn more.

A purple background with the word "Carnival" on it, surrounded by symbols of Mardi Gras.

  • Carnival
  • Fat Tuesday
  • King cake
  • Lent

If you go to a Mardi Gras celebration, you’re likely to see at least a few of the things listed below. Some are Mardi Gras traditions, while others are Fat Tuesday locations.

All of these words can be found in our free printable word scramble. See if you can unscramble them all!

Two street signs in New Orleans during Mardi Gras, one reads "Rue Bourbon" and the other reads "Rue St. Louis".

  • Costume
  • Flambeaux
  • Floats
  • Krewe
  • New Orleans

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You can either download the Mardi Gras word scramble free through the link below, or print it out in the project card at the bottom of the page.

Mardi Gras beads on a purple background around text that says "Get a free Mardi Gras Word Scramble Printable".

Click here to download Mardi Gras word scramble printable. The puzzle will print out on on a full sheet of paper in the portrait format.

Be sure choose portrait orientation and “fit to page” for the printable area on your printer settings. Printing this way will give you a full page printout.

If you prefer to print the scramble free from the project card at the bottom of the page, scroll down and press “print”. It will print out the puzzle in a slightly smaller size.

Mardi Gras printable word scramble answers

Some free printable word scrambles are easy to solve and others leave you scratching your head trying to unscramble that last word.

If you are having hard time solving the puzzle, you can click here for the word scramble with answers.

Pin this Mardi Gras word scramble printable for later

Would you like a reminder of this post for our Mardi Gras word puzzle printable? Just pin this image to one of your puzzle boards on Pinterest so that you can easily find it later.

You can also watch our word games video on YouTube.

A word scramble with the words Mardi Gras at the top and a black banner across the image that reads "Download the Mardi Gras printable word scramble".

Yield: 1 word scramble printable

Mardi Gras Word Scramble with Answers - Mardi Gras Printable

Mardi Gras is full of so many fun activities: baking king cakes, going to parades, spending time with friends and family, and solving this free Mardi Gras word scramble printable!

Grab your pen and get ready to unscramble the 18 words located in this Mardi Gras printable.

This Mardi Gras printable word scramble is great for both kids and adults.

It's challenging enough for adults, but also has an answer key if the kids need some guidance.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Active Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Difficulty Moderate
Estimated Cost $1


  • Paper
  • Pen or pencil


  • Computer
  • Printer


  1. Load your computer paper into your Deskjet printer.
  2. Choose portrait layout and if possible "fit to page" in your settings.
  3. Print the Mardi Gras word scramble.
  4. Try to unscramble the words related to Fat Tuesday.
  5. Once you unscramble the words, cross them off the bottom list.
  6. See how quickly you can solve this holiday word scramble puzzle!
  7. If you need help solving this word puzzle, look at the word scramble answer key.


Using this print function on this card will print a Mardi Gras word scramble that fills about 1/2 - 3/4 of an 8 x 11 sheet of paper.

To fill the entire page, choose 125% or "fit to page" on your printer if you have this setting.

You can also use the link to the puzzle in the post above and print using the browser print feature.

A free word scramble for Mardi Gras, with lines beside each scrambled word and the words "Mardi Gras" at the top of this free printable.

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