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Cinco de Mayo Party Ideas That Are Actually Family-Friendly

Mariachi guitars

Cinco de Mayo crafts - Mariachi guitars
Image: Amy Vowles/SheKnows

What you’ll need:

  • Cardboard
  • Pencil
  • Sharp scissors or X-Acto knife
  • String
  • Colored paper
  • Hot glue gun or craft glue

What you’ll do:

  1. Draw a mariachi guitar shape on the cardboard.
  2. Carefully cut out the mariachi guitar with sharp scissors or have an adult use an X-Acto knife.
  3. Cut out colored paper to decorate both sides of the cardboard.
  4. Cut four to five long pieces of string, and glue them to one side of the cardboard to make the guitar strings.

Caution: Only adults should use the hot glue gun and X-Acto knife.

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