Mardi Gras - Shrove Tuesday

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A session for Beavers about Shrove Tuesday and Mardi Gras


Pancake Wordsearch and puzzle, Mardi Gras - Shrove Tues Info Sheet, Shrove Tuesday Shopping Basket Game Script. 3 Frying pans, 3 rings, Pens & Masks(card )


Arrive to Pancake Day Wordsearch and/or word puzzle;
Opening Ceremony;
Circle Time-Today's “Shrove Tuesday/Mardi Gras“ Quick talk about it - see Info sheet;
GAME Shopping Basket Game Pancake Recipe - See Sheet;
Make a Mardi Gras Mask & create a carnival;
GAME - Toss the Pancake- 3 lodges each with Frying Pan with ring in it. Each lodge runs to end of hall trying to toss the pancake (ring) keeping it in pan, (either do it both ways or run straight back depending on ability);
CLOSING CEREMONY - CLOSING PRAYER -Dear God, thank you for Lent, help us to remember you as we think about what you did for us at Easter. Amen

Note: Any Investitures, badges or Swim-ups will reduce time.


  • culture
  • Global
  • Mardi Gras
  • Pancake
  • shrove Tuesday

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