Ojo de Dios
These colorful “Eye of God” Cinco de Mayo crafts for kids not only carry on the cultural belief that the ancient God is all-seeing, but is also a fun fine motor skills activity that is pretty to hang around your home all year long.
What you’ll need:
- two popsicle sticks
- yarn in colors of your choice
- glue (optional)
What you’ll do:
- Hold popsicle sticks to form a T shape between your thumb and index finger. You can glue them together to make it easier for little fingers to maneuver this Cinco de Mayo craft.
- With your other hand, wrap the yarn around the sticks diagonally three times in each direction to form an X.
- Once your X is formed (no need to glue — the pressure will keep the string attached) wrap the yarn around one time on one stick of the cross.
- Rotate your cross one quarter of the way and carry your yarn over to the next stick over, wrap once around the stick, and repeat one quarter turn at a time until you’ve reached your desired number of rows.
- To change colors, tie ends of the yarn together and continue with your new color.
- Wrap one stick at a time until you reach your desired number of rows, then tie off on the final stick, leaving enough string to hang this colorful Cinco de Mayo craft for kids.