Cinco de Mayo is almost upon us and it’s never been a better time to throw a party. Today, we’re going to share with you 5 ways you can celebrate Cinco de Mayo this year with your friends, family and kids. 

  1. Build your own Maracas with your Kids 

Parties are always fun with kids, so why not work together on a great craft for the celebrations with this  superb Maracas kids craft. All you’ll need are a few simple craft items from your local dollar store such as plastic eggs and spoons. Your kids are sure to love this simple but fun craft. 

2. Do some decorating! 

Feel like Decorating? Here are some great party decorations for the day such as napkin rings for dinner,  mini Piñata decorations and a whole lot more to help you get into the spirit. 

3. Make Chicken Enchiladas & Guacamole 

A party isn’t a party without good eats. Why not whip up some traditional food such as these delicious Chicken Enchiladas with Salsa Verde? Combine these with a little homemade guacamole and chips and you are well on your way to the perfect party grub. 

4. Bake up some Piñata Sugar Cookies with the Kids 

These Piñata Sugar Cookies are absolutely adorable. So much so you may not want to eat them (but trust me, your kids will!). Even better, break them open and they are filled with candy! I can’t think of a better treat than this, can you? 

5. Watch one of these 6 Mexican themed Films 

There are plenty of great movies that celebrate Mexico’s history, such as Frida, Desperado and more, so why not curl up and catch a flick to celebrate the day? Here are 6 great films that showcase Mexican history brilliantly. 


There you have it, I hope these ideas help provide you with some fun ways to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with your friends and family. 


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