Best Cinco De Mayo Crafts to Teach Kids About Mexican Culture and Traditions

All of these crafts are easy enough for kids to make and they are a great way to introduce kids to the real meaning of this Mexican holiday and Mexican traditions.

When you think of Cinco the Mayo margaritas, sombreros and parties may come to mind, but do you know the real history and meaning of Cinco de Mayo? Cinco de Mayo is a Mexican holiday that commemorates the victory of the Mexican over the French army at the Battle of Puebla in 1862.

Cinco de Mayo gives us a great opportunity to teach children about the Mexican culture and what better way to do it than through creating fun and easy kid-friendly crafts that focus on authentic Mexican traditions and art? All of these crafts showcase the traditional art and history and authentic handicrafts of the Mexican people and give a deeper insight into this amazing country and its culture.

Huichol Yarn Paintings – By TheArtGarden.com

Huichol Yarn Paitings Craft

Mexican Talavera Inspired Pinch Pot – By FirstPalette.com

Mexican Talavera inspired pinch pot craft for kids

Mini Mariachi Piñatas by HideousDreadfulStinky.com

mini-pinatas-mariachi

Aztec Sundial – By Education.com

Aztec Sundial craft

Paper Rosettes and Señoritas for Cinco de Mayo by DennasIdeas.com

fiesta-senoritas craft for Cinco de Mayo

Repujado Mexican Cuff Bracelet by SpanglishBaby.com

Repujado Mexican bracelet craft

Traditional Mexican Alebrije Craft – By Education.com

Traditional Mexican alebrije craft

Paper Bag Piñatas by SomewhatSimple.com

Paper-Bag-Pinata-Tutorial-2

Ojo De Dios or God’s Eye Craft by BeBraveKeepGoing.com

Ojo de Dios craft

Easter Egg Maracas by Made Everyday

Easter Egg Maracas

 

Best Cinco De Mayo Crafts to Teach Kids About Mexican Culture and Traditions

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