Cinco de Mayo is a Mexican holiday celebrated on May 5th that is now celebrated in many parts of the world. It marks the victory of the Mexican army over the French army in 1862, and is a day to remember the bravery of the Mexican soldiers who fought for their country.
Cinco de Mayo is celebrated with parades, music, dancing, and eating traditional Mexican food. Even though it’s not widely celebrated holiday in the US, it’s a great opportunity to learn about different cultures and appreciate diversity. Therefore, we’ve made some Cinco de Mayo worksheets for your little ones to learn all about this amazing holiday.
Cinco de Mayo Printables
Your Cinco de Mayo worksheets include six pages of learning and worksheet fun! First, your child will circle the odd picture out from holiday-inspired images. Next, they’ll learn about some common Cinco de Mayo terms and practice letter tracing. They will also practice numeracy skills as they count and trace the numbers on each taco. Finally, they’ll have three pages of Cinco de Mayo inspired coloring pages to complete. Cinco de Mayo isn’t a boring holiday, and your child won’t be bored of these worksheets either!
Prepping Your Worksheets
Prepping your Cinco de Mayo worksheets is easier than counting to five in Spanish! Simply print your free worksheets, and prepare your child with writing and coloring utensils. Try to include lots of colors, as Mexican culture is known for being very colorful.
There’s so many benefits to completing these Cinco de Mayo worksheets. Your child will be exposed to new cultures and gain a deeper appreciation for diversity. Your child will also practice their:
- Critical thinking skills
- Problem solving
- Writing (or pre-writing) skills
- Numeracy (or pre-numeracy) skills
- And more!
Let’s taco ‘bout Cinco de Mayo!
Cinco de Mayo is such a fun, vibrant holiday. We hope that you and your family have just as much fun with these worksheets as we did creating them. You can even take it a step further and celebrate over some tacos and burritos. If you enjoyed these free Cinco de Mayo worksheets, make sure to check out our other free printables as well.
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