It's Cinco de Mayo! In Mexico, May 5 commemorates the Mexican army's unlikely defeat of French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. In the U.S. and around the world, this date is a celebration of Mexican heritage and pride, observed by all, regardeless of ethnic origin.

Want to celebrate with your kids? Break out the craft supplies, raid the recycling bin, and whip up one of these fun, easy, Cinco de Mayo craft projects!

Bean bracelet

Bird rattle

Ichardo

Ojo de Dios

Maracas

Papel Cortado

Sombrero

Cinco de Mayo craft lineup
Break out the recyclables and have a craft fiesta with your kids.