Fiesta Fun! 9 Exciting Cinco de Mayo Activities

Cinco de Mayo is a lively holiday that celebrates Mexican heritage. Give your kid a taste of world culture with these fun-filled activities for May 5!

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Create a Tissue Paper Mexican Flag

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with your child and teach her about Mexican heritage with this fun arts and crafts activity.
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Albondigas Soup Recipe

This popular Mexican dish is perfect for any Cinco de Mayo celebration.
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Create a Mexican Inspired Yarn Picture

Celebrate Mexican heritage and inspire creativity in your budding artist with this unique arts and crafts activity.
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Make an Aztec Inspired Mosaic Plate

To pay tribute to the ancient Mexican art of mosaics, your child can craft a colorful mosaic using old magazines, a paper plate and lots of imagination.
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Make a Paper Bag Serape

A serape is a long, blanket-like shawl worn over the shoulders. With a few simple materials, your child can fashion his very own serape!
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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.
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Make Ensalada de Nopalitos (Cactus Salad)

Be adventurous this Cinco de Mayo and give this simple recipe using pickled nopalitos a try!
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Cinco de Mayo Craft for Kids

Using dried beans and corn, foods that are prevalent in Mexican cuisine, your child will create three-dimensional sombrero art.
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Toilet Paper Roll Maracas

Music instruments can be expensive. Sidestep steep prices with this art project that uses recycled materials to create a melodious music maker!
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