Celebrating Cinco De Mayo with Kids

Celebrating Cinco De Mayo with Kids

Laura Kelly
Laura Kelly

May 01, 2020 1 min read

Celebrating Cinco De Mayo with Kids

There are so many ways of Celebrating Cinco De Mayo with Kids that create a way to learn while having a great time. Cinco de Mayo is a holiday that celebrates the date of the Mexican army’s May 5, 1862 victory over France (at the Battle of Puebla) during the Franco-Mexican War. The day is also known as Battle of Puebla Day. While it is a relatively minor holiday in Mexico, in the United States, Cinco de Mayo has evolved into a commemoration of Mexican culture and heritage, particularly in areas with large Mexican-American populations.

Our Favorite Avocados

Avocados are always fun, especially giant squishy ones!

The glass drinking straw with an avocado decoration is adorable!

Making guacamole with kids is a super fun little cookie idea.  Simply mix together 2 avocados, 2 TBSP chopped onion, a pinch of garlic and salt and some squeezed lime.  Add tomatoes for extra fun.  Serve with tortilla chips.

Free Cinco De Mayo Printable

We are happy to share this Cinco de Mayo FREE printable activity with you!

Cinco De Mayo Printable Wordsearch Free Puzzle

Crafty Ideas for Cinco De Mayo

Clay is a great medium for making all the things.  These little clay charms can be made with air dry clay, modeling clay or baking clay that turns into jewelry charms.

If you have other ideas of ways to celebrate with kids, comment and share with us!  We love to know what you are up to.

 

 

 

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