Have family-friendly Mardi Gras fun with these free printable Mardi Gras dot marker pages! They’re great for teaching your little learner about holidays, for keeping kids busy at pancake suppers, or for use with other creative games in the classroom. Pages include iconic Mardi Gras images like masks, beads, fleur-de-lis, jester’s hats, a crown, and more. Keep scrolling to get 7+ free dab it marker coloring pages for Mardi Gras!
If you’re planning Mardi Gras lesson or party, be sure to grab these additional free printables for Mardi Gras:
This is the first set of dab it marker pages I’ve shared with background images in color instead of black and white. Please let men now which you prefer – the black and white versions I’ve shared previously or these, more colorful pages. Leave comment and let me know!
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Are dauber dot marker coloring pages beneficial for toddlers and preschoolers?
Dab it pages are an easy, no-prep activity. But are they developmentally appropriate and beneficial for your child’s development?
Yes! Dot marker pages are easy and no-prep for you, plus they’re fun and developmentally appropriate for your child. They’re great for kids from toddler age all the way through kindergarten and beyond. Older children who are working on their fine motor skills benefit from dot marker pages, too.
Dab it pages can help improve many different skills, including:
- hand-eye coordination
- grip strength
- finger strength
- manual dexterity
Your child uses their fine motor skills for important tasks like using their fork/spoon to eat, brushing their own teeth, zipping, buttoning, lacing shoes, and more.
How to print and use dot marker pages
The circles on these pages are based on the size of my daughter’s Classic Do a Dot Markers. The circles are perfectly sized for this brand of markers, but the pages also work with other dauber or bingo style markers.
These are the exact markers we use. According to my Amazon order date, we’ve been using them for more than three years at the time of writing. We use them frequently and they’re still working well.
Make sure to store dab it markers on their sides, not upright, and pounce a few times to get ink flowing (if needed). I usually pounce them on a piece of scrap cardboard.
To make the dot marker pages reusable, have your child cover the circles with pompoms, felt balls, or big buttons. For more finger strengthening and a greater challenge, have your child place the manipulative with a pair of toast tongs or silicone tongs. We like to use these wool felt balls with tongs:
- 15mm Handmade Felt Wool Balls: These cute felt wool balls are handmade in Nepal with a careful touch that creates uniform poms in the 1.3-1.7cm range...
- 40 Color Craft Assortment: With Glaciart One what you see is what you get, so unlike cheap options, you get the 40 colors shown in the pictures for a...
- 120 Needle Felting Ready Poms: Crafters say the soft texture on these felt pom poms lets your needle travel easily making them great for core needle...
For an easy, no-mess activity, use these vehicle dot it printables printables with round coding label stickers. This is a the perfect activity for car trips, doctor’s appointments, and any time when you just don’t feel like having yet another shirt stained with marker.
The picture below shows my daughter using round stickers with these Easter dot marker pages:
Coding label stickers are inexpensive and can save you lots of time. No more scrubbing markers off fingers, tables, and walls! Stickers are fantastic great fine motor practice – peeling them off the page is tricky for little fingers and placing them requires precision.
Make sure to get 5/8″ or 3/4″ round stickers for these dot marker page. One inch round stickers are too big for these pages. We use these stickers. You get literally thousands of them for just a few dollars. The set we purchased also comes with a reusable zip pouch to keep them contained. It’s a great deal.
- ✅ PACKAGE INCLUDED. Pack of 2400 Round Color Coding Circle Dot Sticker Labels and 1 zipper file bag can be used to keep labels. Bright and colorful...
- ✅ TIME SAVING. Our size stickers are super-easy to peel off, this is due to the 1 more process of removing excess waste paper before ex-factory,...
- ✅ GOOD QUALITY. The stickiness of size sticker is highly viscous, environmental and BPA Free! Make it good to stick to DVDs, books, notebooks, glass...
Free Mardi Gras dab it pages PDF
This set of Mardi Gras/Carnival do a dot coloring pages includes 9 images.
All 9 pages are located in one convenient PDF. Download information is below the preview images. Look for the row of purple arrows. Each image has its own page in the PDF printable. The preview images are shown in groups to help this page load more quickly.
Like all preschool printables on The Artisan Life, these are for personal and single classroom use. This includes use with scout groups, homeschool co-ops, your own therapy clients, etc.
You are welcome to print and use these pages as many times as you you want for your own children, students, therapy clients, scouts, church groups, and libraries as long as you are personally organizing the activity and not charging specifically to use the pages.
You are not licensed to sell, or redistribute, the files to other adults for use with their students/children. This includes posting them for sale or download on other websites. Instead, please refer them to this post so they can download their own copies.
I hope your little learner loves these Mardi Gras dot it marker pages! Be sure to check out these additional free printable dot marker coloring pages while you’re here on The Artisan Life: