These Color By Number Cinco De Mayo sheets are a great way to celebrate the upcoming holiday! Your kids will love this free, no mess printable!
Color By Number Cinco De Mayo
With Cinco De Mayo coming up, it’s time to start thinking of some fun ways to celebrate the day. I especially love activities that the kids can work on by themselves. When the adults are busy preparing the house, cooking food, or entertaining guests, it is nice to know the kids have something fun and simple to do.
Color By Number sheets are the perfect enriching activity! The kids can grab their markers, crayons, or colored pencils and color to their heart’s content.
Benefits of Color By Number Cinco De Mayo
While they are coloring, the kids are learning so many skills without even realizing it! Some of these skills include:
- Following instructions.
- Reading skills.
- Fine motor skills.
- Color and number recognition.
I love that there is not much preparation or clean up involved with this simple activity. That makes my day just that much easier. They can sit at their table and happily color while I get some stuff done around the house.
Another reason to love Color By Number sheets is that they are so easy for on-the-go. You can print enough for your class at school (this activity is especially great for a substitute). At home for a fun family evening or with friends at a party these coloring sheets will be a hit! Or even pull them out while you’re waiting at the restaurant for some tacos. Wherever you go, your kids are easily able to do this activity.
Tips and Tricks
- A great hack for extended fun is to laminate the coloring sheets. Then, grab some dry erase markers and your kids can keep coloring again and again!
- Experiment with different media if you have some extra time for a little more preparation and clean up. You can use watercolor or regular paint to fill in the colors. Maybe even try finger painting to color the sheets in! You know your kids love getting their hands dirty, and they will love to make this memory with you!
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More Color By Number Cinco De Mayo Ideas
Learn more about the cultural practices behind Cinco De Mayo. With your family and/or guests, make Papel Picado (Mexican paper cutting). All you would need is some colorful paper, scissors, and string for hanging. Let your artwork decorate your home in celebration of this holiday. Be sure to look up some pictures of the beautiful art form!
Take some time to learn about the history of Cinco De Mayo. Your kids will love Marco’s Cinco de Mayo, a children’s book that shares different ways people celebrate the day.
Take some time to cook together as a family. Learn how to make something new like tamales or a delicious horchata. Your kids will love spending this time all together and treasure this memory with you.
For more Color By Number ideas, check out this Valentine’s Day Color By Number activity!
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How Do I Print A PDF?
You’ll need a program that supports PDFs. Adobe Acrobat is a great option. Open the program, click file, then print. Select your printer and the number of copies you want to print. Be sure you click double-sided if you want it to print on both sides.
Can I Resell These?
You may not resell any printable found on our website or in our resource library. You may use them for class parties, at church, at home, or in the classroom. You may get these printed at an office supply store or copy center at your own expense.