Tuesday, January 13, 2015

USA study: Louisianna

State facts:
       1.  Alligators must stay at least 200 yards away from the route of the Mardi Gras parade.
       2.  Artichokes were 1st grown here.  They were brought by the settlers in the 1800s.
       3.  Tabasco sauce was created here in 1868 on Avery Island.

Mama don't Allow
by Thacker Hurd

Cajun Through and Through
by Tynia Thomassie

Feliciana Feydra Le Roux
by Tynia Thomassie

Bill and Pete to the Rescue
by Tomie DePaola

The Cajun Gingerbread Boy
by Bertha Amoss

Mimi and Jean-Paul's Cajun Mardi Gras
by Elizabeth Moore and Alice Couvillion

The Train They Call the City of New Orleans
by Steve Goodman and Michael McCurdy

P is for Pelican
by Anita C. Prieto

For this state, I had him make a Mardi Gras mask.  I had him trace his hands together and then I cut his eyes out.

He decorated it!