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Cinco de Mayo Arts, Crafts, Lessons and Activities

MARACAS K-8
Lillian Foxx's maraca making lesson results in the pleasure of discovery and accomplishment. Here learn how to make maracas using balloons and flour paste. [read more]

MARACAS & SHAKERS K-8
Maracas were originally made from the dried shells of gourds with beads or beans inside. This lesson shows you how to make maracas out of papier mache or paper cups. [read more]

MEXICAN METAL TOOLING Gr. 4-6
With this lesson from Margaret Morales, students will express ideas about Mexico using metal tooling techniques and the elements of art and principles of design. [read more]

MESOAMERICAN CODEX BOOKS Gr. 5
Here, students will learn about Ancient Mesoamericans as they create a wonderful piece of historical art. Art Educator Amy Shapley walks you and your kinderartists through the steps. [read more]

PAPER BAG OR FABRIC PONCHO
Have yourself a special day complete with Mexican food and Mexican clothes like brightly colored ponchos. [read more]

PINATAS
Complete instructions on how to make a pinata using balloons and papier mache. Perfect for Cinco de Mayo celebrations! From Wendy Payne. [read more]

YARN PAINTING (OFRENDAS) Gr. 4-8
The Huichol Indians of Mexico are known for their yarn paintings. [read more]


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Celebrate! It's Cinco De Mayo
by Janice Levy
A very simple history of the holiday is interspersed with the story of a young boy celebrating Cinco de Mayo with his family. This bilingual book features a section with "find what's missing" pictures and simple crafts perfect for any child's Cinco de Mayo celebration. Loretta Lopez's engaging and cheerful pictures complement Janice Levy's child-friendly introduction to this important Mexican holiday.

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with the Mexican Hat Dance
by F. Isabel Campoy
As students prepare to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, they practice a Mexican dance and try their best not to step on the hat. Includes an informative section about Cinco de Mayo.

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