Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo

It's Cinco de Mayo! Celebrate with our fun and festive crafts, recipes, and more. From quick chicken nachos, to homemade maracas, to a fiesta coloring page, we've got everything you need to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with your child.

Cinco de Mayo Crafts

Create a Mexican Inspired Yarn Picture

Celebrate Mexican heritage with this unique arts and crafts activity. Not only will your child build his fine motor skills with this yarn craft, but he'll end up with a ...

How to Make Maracas

These maracas make a racket, and they couldn't be easier to make!

Fiesta Napkin Rings

Let your child add her creative touch to Cinco de Mayo celebrations by showing her how to make chili pepper napkin rings.

Create a Tissue Paper Mexican Flag

This green, white and red flag makes a festive addition to any Cinco de Mayo celebration, while developing your child's fine motor skills and ability to work independently.

Cinco de Mayo Recipes

Chicken Nachos

You and your kids don't have to go out to a restaurant in order to enjoy delicious nachos. They're easy and fun to make any day of the week!

Salmon Tacos

Let your child show off his culinary prowess as he whips up this nutritious and delicious salmon recipe!

Albondigas Soup Recipe

This popular Mexican dish is perfect for any Cinco de Mayo celebration.


The next time you are planning a Mexican-inspired menu, let your child contribute with a batch of this guacamole!

Cinco de Mayo Activities

Make and Play a Loteria Board Game

Play loteria, a Mexican board game! Help your child make this fun and festive game to help her build her vocabulary and have a blast while she's at it.

Mexican Hat Dance

If you're throwing a party this Cinco de Mayo, be sure to include the Mexican Hat Dance!

Learn the Parts of the Face in Spanish

Teaching your child some basic words in Spanish is a breeze at home, with this simple and fun activity that doesn't require special educational materials.

Paint a Frida Kahlo Inspired Self-Portrait

Frida Kahlo was a famous Mexican painter. In this activity, your child can put pick up a paintbrush and create a self-portrait inspired by this renowned artist.

Cinco de Mayo Coloring Pages

Color the Cinco de Mayo Instruments

Introduce your child to some of the traditions behind Cinco de Mayo, and improve his fine motor skills at the same time with this cute coloring page.

Color the Cinco De Mayo Sombrero

Help your child celebrate Cinco de Mayo with this festive coloring page.

Cinco de Mayo Coloring Page

This Cinco de Mayo coloring page features two women wearing beautiful dresses while performing a traditional dance in celebration!

Color a Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

Fiesta! Get your child to color the delicious-looking images in this Mexican party scene in honor of Cinco de Mayo. Then, celebrate with some real tacos!