Cinco de Mayo Crafts for Kids

Whether your family celebrates Cinco de Mayo or not, it can be a fun excuse to have a little party with your kids. And, these Cinco de Mayo crafts are just what you need for your Fiesta. You'll find DIY maracas, pretty Papel Picado, pinatas, cute sombrero hats, and more. These will have your kids happily shouting “ole!”

Pull Piñata Garland
This pull piñata garland makes for a very festive Cinco de Mayo decoration as well as a fun activity. Get instructions from Luv and Cupcakes.

Mini Piñatas
Here is a simple mini pinata that you can make with your kids (or as a party favour). Whip it up in minutes. No paper mache required! Get instructions from The Dessy Group.

Mexican Taco Paper Craft
Taco Tuesday takes on a different meaning with this super-colourful Mexican Taco Paper Craft for kids. Get instructions from Artsy Craftsy Mom.

Papel Picado Craft
Papel Picado is a traditional Mexican craft that features colourful paper sheets with intricate cut-out details. This paper plate version is quick, simple, and kid-friendly. Get instructions from Handmade Charlotte.

Paper Plate Sombreros
Your youngster will shout “ole!” over this DIY sombrero craft for kids. Get instructions from She Knows.

It's not a party without confetti! Your kids will have a blast making and cracking cascarones, also known as confetti eggs. Get instructions from Pretty Prudent.

Easter Egg Maracas
Get shaking with these simple Cinco de Mayo maracas made from left-over plastic Easter eggs. Get instructions from Made Everyday.

Tissue Box Piñata
Tissue boxes are perfect for making piñatas. They’re readily available and already have a place for candy stuffing! Get instructions from Studio DIY.

Tissue-Paper Flowers
In Mexico, ornate tissue paper flowers are used as decorations for weddings, birthdays, and just about any holiday—and they're incredibly easy to make. Get instructions from Kinder Care

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