Art is ... Cinco de Mayo - 7 Activities K-5
You will download one ZIP file with 9 jpg pages.
1-2. Make a Paper Guitar - Guided
3. Talavera Tile Design (Paper or Clay)
4. Make a Mexican Flag (Paper)
5. Cinco de Mayo Coloring
6. Mexican Tin Art (Mayan Glyphs)
7. Pictionary (Cinco de Mayo drawing vocabulary)
8. Soldiers' Uniforms, 1862 (Open Ended)
9. Cover - Count to Cinco in Spanish
About Cinco de Mayo
This is a holiday that honors the day that the Mexican Army defeated the French in 1862.The Mexicans were outnumbered 2 to 1, but managed to defeat the French army in Puebla, Mexico. This is a great day for celebration in Mexico and the United States.
Note: Use of any copyrighted images, artists' photos or artwork is for students enhancement of their Art History/Mexican History and appreciation of Art, in accordance with Fair Use in Education.
Open Ended, is usually a student directed process, where they can draw their feelings, emotions, reactions to the art work in the blanks provided. They can choose to copy the designs, outlines the shapes/forms, or even just draw one aspect. Open ended is not assessed and there is no right or wrong. The teacher's role is to just encourage active participation in some form.
Please ask any questions before leaving feedback. I enjoy the opportunity to explain or to revise if needed.