Cactus Handprint
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Cactus Handprint

While the cactus garland is printing out, have your kids work on creating this handprint cactus! The original link isn’t working anymore, so I can’t link to it!

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Mexican Coco Suns
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Mexican Coco Suns

Mexican coco suns inspired these 4th grade sculptures.  The suns were constructed by combining  paper bowls with trimmed pizza rounds.   Color was added by adhering bits of brightly colored tissue …

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Perfect Parakeets
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Perfect Parakeets

These wrist parakeets are super simple to make, require very few art supplies, and…are amazingly adorable, yes? They’re also tough. Thanks to their sturdy pipe cleaner tethers, these parakeets really stay attached, even on the most active ornithologist...

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Celebrate Mexican Culture with Cinco de Mayo Slime
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Celebrate Mexican Culture with Cinco de Mayo Slime

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo? Make it even more festive and educational with Cinco de Mayo slime! This educational Cinco de Mayo activity is perfect for kids!

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Paper Bag Donkeys
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Paper Bag Donkeys

With Easter approaching, I have been talking with my kids about the Easter story. While at church child care, the children did a fun donkey craft and this activity was inspired by that.  I was so impressed with what could be done with a paper bag and s...

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Paper Plate Sombrero for a Cinco De Mayo
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Paper Plate Sombrero for a Cinco De Mayo

Perfect for Cinco De Mayo. Make this cute and easy paper plate Sombrero for a fun and festive craft for Cinco De Mayo or any fiesta!

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Piñata Suncatchers
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Piñata Suncatchers

It’s almost time for Cinco de Mayo — one of my favorite holidays! I love the food, the music, and all the bright beautiful colors! We made fun pinata suncatchers today to make our kitchen look a little more festive. I drew an outline of a donkey onto s...

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Easter Egg Maracas
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Easter Egg Maracas

A couple years ago the kids came home from pre-school with these cool little maracas….made from plastic easter eggs. Genius. So with left-over easter eggs on-hand and Cinco De Mayo coming up, the stars were aligned and we had to get shaking.Here’s what...

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Dala Horse Party Craft
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Dala Horse Party Craft

Cut Dala horse shapes from cardboard and let the kids paint and embellish - perfect party craft!

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EASY Play Food Tacos
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EASY Play Food Tacos

Use craft felt and dried pinto beans to create your own taco dinner play food set! Janie and I have been loving the pretend play age and having fun making our own play food sets.  Who needs store bought when you can create something together for so che...

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Mexican Paper Flowers for Cinco de Mayo
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Mexican Paper Flowers for Cinco de Mayo

Make some Mexican paper flowers for Cinco de Mayo. Celebrate Mexican heritage and pride with this tissue paper flowers tutorial!

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Mexican Folk Art: Amate Paintings
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Mexican Folk Art: Amate Paintings

Look at a traditional Mexican folk art: amate bark paintings. Find out the history, view examples, and make your own amate craft for kids!

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Mexican Tin Lizards
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Mexican Tin Lizards

I got the concept for this project from Denise Logan's Dynamic Art Projects for Children. If you haven't checked out this book, I strongly recommend it; the projects are outstanding, as you can tell by this example! We started with a PowerPoint of examples of Mexican Tin Art.

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Mexican Flag Craft for Cinco De Mayo
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Mexican Flag Craft for Cinco De Mayo

Mexican Flag Craft for Kids. Perfect way to study Mexico or celebrate Cinco de Mayo with your toddler, preschooler, kindergartner, or elementary child.

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Paper Bag Maracas
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Paper Bag Maracas

Kids will love to make these paper bag maracas or noise makers that are perfect for Cinco de Mayo, New Year's, a birthday party, and even a football game!

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Paper Sack Piñata
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Paper Sack Piñata

We are testing out our new Summer Activity Schedule this week.  Our craft for the week was Paper Sack Piñata's.   These were very easy, turned out cute and hardly made any mess at all!  (The best

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A Fork Painting Blooming Cactus
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A Fork Painting Blooming Cactus

The creative juices were flowing the other night. (Yeah, I'm not sure how that happened either:). But wait, here is what they came up with--a cactus. I know! I'm not sure why, but I thought I should try to make a cactus. I'm thinking it was because I had cleaned my son's room, in which he has a cactus plant--he loves them. Then for some reason or other, one thing led to another and here we are.

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