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A little Mexican Flavor - Happy Cinco de Mayo!

Updated: May 19, 2020

May 5th is CINCO DE MAYO! Who is planning to celebrate somehow today?

Check out these links below to see some fun and festive ways to celebrate!

My Kids Adventures has a really informative post that I recommend you check out:

http://www.mykidsadventures.com/cinco-de-mayo/


Make these Pinata Sun catchers:

https://innerchildfun.com/2010/05/quick-craft-pinata-suncatchers.html


Craft Paper Bag Pinatas:

https://www.scatteredthoughtsofacraftymom.com/monday-craft-paper-sack-pinata/





Make Tissue Paper Flowers!

https://www.pre-kpages.com/how-to-make-tissue-paper-flowers/


If you want to bake, make some Tres Leches Cake:

https://www.bettycrocker.com/recipes/premium-tres-leches-cake/dee59db0-b964-4002-a5c9-fca08e2ed830


Make Homemade Maracas:

https://www.letsplaykidsmusic.com/homemade-musical-instruments-shakers-maracas/


There are a ton of Cinco de Mayo books for kiddos... if you have audible, you can listen to this cute one:

https://www.amazon.com/Cinco-Mouse-O-Mouse-Holiday-House/dp/082342328X/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1493839292&sr=1-1&keywords=cinco+de+mouse-o


Check out this post on Growing Up Bilingual - it's super informative and has great ideas:

https://growingupbilingual.com/teaching-kids-about-cinco-de-mayo/


Virtual Cinco de Mayo Fiesta ideas:

https://stylecaster.com/virtual-cinco-de-mayo-ideas/


Cinco de Mayo Find it Worksheet:

https://www.education.com/worksheet/article/cinco-de-mayo-find-it/


Cinco de Mayo Word Search:

https://www.education.com/worksheet/article/cinco-de-mayo-word-search/


Free Printable Cinco de Mayo Printables:

https://www.thoughtco.com/cinco-de-mayo-printables-1832849





This is just the tip of the iceberg here when it comes to fun and festive ways to celebrate Cinco de Mayo - make sure you learn a little bit about the actual history of the day, don't just celebrate your love of tacos. (do both!!) ;)


When you engage in some holiday fun, make sure you post and use the hashtag #LearningFunWithLaura so I can be sure to check it out!

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