Are you looking for the best creative Cinco de Mayo crafts for your kids? I won’t hide my excitement while collecting those fantastic crafts you can entertain the whole family with.
You have 2 days until the Cinco de Mayo holiday, so let’s not waste any time, but get the scissors and glue ready. You would be amazed by these creative and cool ideas below.
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Creative Cinco de Mayo Crafts for Your Kids
Cinco de Mayo is a Mexican holiday that is celebrated each year on May 5th. It is quite a popular celebration worldwide, and it is another great event to get along with your family and friends.
Of course, as a Mexican holiday, it is absolutely normal to see more red, white, and green decorations which are connected with the Mexican national flag.
Besides the colors of the flag, Cinco de Mayo brings a piece of the Mexican culture and lifestyle. So, be ready for a real fiesta with enormous paper flowers and decorations, traditional pinatas filled with candies, and not least thorny cactuses and loud noisy maracas.
Here is a list of some basic tools and pieces of equipment you need in order to make some of these Cinco de Mayo crafts:
- tissue and colorful paper sheets
- paper plates and cups
- plastic spoons and balls
- colorful pom poms
- googley eyes
- craft paint in assorted colors
- rainbow beads
- straws and strings
- scissors, glue, and a tape
In case you are planning to craft paper pinatas, do not forget to include various candies and treats.
Once you are sure these essentials are set, your kids will spend their afternoon crafting and having fun which is your perfect time to double the fun with some of these Cinco de Mayo cocktails.
1. Cactus Handprint
Cute little handprint cactuses with smiley faces are easy to make and are so adorable.
2. Toilet Paper Roll Cactus
Recycle kitchen paper and toilet paper rolls into these lovable cactuses.
3. Paper Rosettes and Señoritas
There is no fiesta without the presence of beautiful sentoriats around.
4. Cinco de Mayo Sombrero and Maracas
Cool paper plate and cup craft for the significant Mexican sombrero.
5. Mexican Headband
Inspiration from the genius Frida Khalo.
6. Papel Picado Coaster Craft
7. DIY Pipe Cleaner Cacti
Aesthetic cacti craft made from a pipe cleaner and pom poms.
8. Cinco de Mayo DIY Toilet Paper Roll Pinatas
Simple DIY pinata project for the little ones.
9. Paper Plate Sombrero for Cinco De Mayo Crafts
10. DIY Musical Instruments
Cinco de Mayo crafts include traditional musical instruments too.
12. Cinco de Mayo Crafts Paper Garland
Cinco de Mayo holiday is a great occasion to make your home and yard more colorful and bright.
13. Plastic Spoon Maracas
Shake-shake… Cool maracas idea that will keep the fiesta rhythm alive.
14. DIY Sombrero Headband
15. Tissue Paper Lantern
Cinco de Mayo crafts are bright and you can do most of them with craft paper or even sticky notes.
16. Cinco de Mayo S’mores Mix
Besides the Mexican holiday, S’mores season is coming too.
17. Pool Noodle Cactus
If you are looking for an impressive pool decoration, check this out.
18. Paper Flower Decoration
Stunning Cinco de Mayo crafts for your party table decoration.
19. Paper Plate Guitars
Let’s play wild rhythms on these paper plate guitars.
20. Sombrero Cookies
21. Coloring Pages
Free printables for the Cinco de Mayo holiday.
22. Tissue Paper Flower Bracelet
Your little senorita will definitely enjoy this craft.
23. Cinco de Mayo Flower Wreath
Make your fiesta party remarkable with eye-catching paper flower wreath.
24. Paper Plate Tacos
A traditional meal served at the Cinco de Mayo party, of course, includes tacos.
25. DIY Cactus Centerpiece
Are you looking for a breathtaking centerpiece?
26. Mini Cactus Pinatas
27. Pinata Fringe Paper Decor
Each party needs a special place for taking cool pictures to memorize your fiesta.