DLTK's Countries and Cultures Crafts for Kids
Mexico Activities for Kids (including Cinco de Mayo)

As many of you know...  I'm Canadian, not Mexican.  One of our Mexican viewers wrote to us with some information about Mexican customs and holidays.  Click here to read what Guadalupe had to say.

Mexicans have a celebration called Cinco de Mayo every May 5th (Cinco de Mayo means the fifth of May).   Click here to learn more about the origins of Cinco de Mayo.


mexican recipes

Mexican Recipes

(my favorite thing about "Mexico themes" in our household is the food!)


songs

M-E-X-I-C-O Song   (tune of B-I-N-G-O) - includes sheet music

Fray Felipe (Brother Philip) Song

La Casa Del Conejo (The Rabbit's House) Activity Song


Mexico coloring page

Day of the Dead Activities


MEXICO and CINCO DE MAYO PRINTABLES:
birds coloring page

Mexico and Cinco de Mayo Printable Activities
Mexican Animals Coloring Pages


Mexican coins worksheets

Mexico and Cinco de Mayo Printable Activities
Mexican Money Information and Worksheets


Mexico coloring page

Mexico and Cinco de Mayo Printable Activities
Mexico and Cinco de Mayo Coloring Pages, Posters and Tracer Pages


Mexico coloring page

Mexico and Cinco de Mayo Printable Activities
Mexico Coloring Pages from Coloring.ws


mexico worksheets

Printable Worksheets - Mexico and Cinco de Mayo themes


MEXICO and CINCO DE MAYO Crafts for Kids:
Mexico Quilt Paper Craft 

All About Mexico Quilt Paper Craft

Grade school and up


animals of mexico

Animals of Mexico

a wide variety of crafts and coloring pages


mexican pottery

Aztec (Mexican) Pottery


mexican bean bracelets craft

Bean Bracelets

Kindergarten and grade school


Mexican bird rattle

Bird Rattle
(Parrot or Macaw)

Kindergarten and grade school


dora the explorer

Mexico and Cinco de Mayo Crafts for Kids
Dora the Explorer


hot pepper craft

Hot Pepper Paper Craft

preschoolers and up


Ichardo I Alphabuddies craft

Ichardo I Alphabuddy

preschoolers and up


wrestling craft

Lucha Libre Wrestler Paper Doll Craft

preschoolers and up


Lucha Libre (Mexican Wrestler) Toilet Paper Roll Craft

Lucha Libre Wrestler Toilet Paper Roll Craft

preschool and kindergarten


maracas

Maracas

Grade school and up


mariachi paper doll

Mariachi Paper Doll Craft

preschoolers and up


Mariachi Toilet Paper Roll Craft

Mariachi Toilet Paper Roll Craft

preschool and kindergarten


navidad

Mexico and Cinco de Mayo Crafts
Navidad


ojo de dios

Ojo de Dios  (God's Eyes)

Kindergarten and grade school


papel cortado

Papel Cortado

Age 3+
(must be able to use scissors)


pinata

Pinata - Super Simple Version

use yellow, red and green to make it more "Mexican flag themed"

preschool and kindergarten


pinata

Pinatas

preschool and kindergarten


place mats

Place Mats

Kindergarten and grade school


Mexico

Shrinky Dinks

Grade school and up

great for making keychains or necklaces


sombrero

Sombrero  (newspaper)

Kindergarten and grade school


sun connect the dots

Sun Connect the Dots


sun craft

Sun Handprint Craft


tissue flowers

Tissue Flowers for your Hair

preschool and kindergarten


tissue flowers and vase

Tissue Flowers and Vase

Elementary school and up

colorful paper flower making is a Mexican art form.


OTHER MEXICO and CINCO DE MAYO THEMED ACTIVITIES:
Mexico Themed Online Jigsaw Puzzles

Other Mexico and Cinco de Mayo Activities
Online Jigsaw Puzzles


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