Cinco de Mayo is on May 5, and this holiday is the perfect time to explore Mexican culture with your kids.

Here are seven great crafts and activities for Cinco De Mayo:

  1. Do a Cinco de Mayo Word Search
  2. Color a Map of Mexico
  3. Make a Mexican Flag Pinata
  4. Build a model of the Mayan pyramids
  5. Read a children's book in Spanish
  6. Learn Spanish words with Dora & Diego
  7. Bake Pinata Cookies


And we have even more ideas for celebrating Cinco de Mayo! Check out:
Recipes and crafts on our Cinco de Mayo Pinterest Board

Anna Sandler is a contributor to New Jersey Family magazine, BaristaKids, and Momtrends. She also blogs at RandomHandprints, tweets at @Anna_Sandler, and "Facebooks" at /RandomHandprints.