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5 Latino-Inspired Spring Crafts for Kids

 5 Latino-Inspired Spring Crafts for Kids With spring just days away I couldn’t wait to search for spring crafts for kids. Crafts are not only great for learning and decorating, they also help keep traditions in our culture alive. I realized that I wanted more than just any spring kid friendly craft. I wanted to find Latino-inspired crafts that my kids could create, learn with and help keep our heritage alive.

I love  creating things with my kids. It allows us to bond over so many of our favorite things.  It’s also very magical to see their interpretation and creativity. With festivities such as Easter, Dia de los Niños ( Day of the Children), and Mother’s day in spring , I thought I’d share some crafts we’ve created as a family in the past as well as new ones we can’t wait to create!

 


  • Papel Picado Flags 1 of 5
    Papel Picado Flags
    These flags were feature for Hispanic Heritage celebration but they are great for party and home decor too. Kids can create their own design using tissue paper

    Craft via SpanglishBaby
  • Felt Flower Garland 2 of 5
    Felt Flower Garland
    This cute easy to do garland reminds me of the flowers and hair pieces worn in many of our cultures. It especially reminds me of the embroidery in Mexican floral dresses.

    Craft and Photo by Dariela of MamiTalks;
  • De Colores Hand Kites 3 of 5
    De Colores Hand Kites
    These cute hand kites go hand in hand with the famous folk song De Colores.

    Craft via SpanglishBaby
  • Mini Piñatitas 4 of 5
    Mini Piñatitas
    Cascarones and Piñatas are a must in the Latino culture. This is a modern twist for the two. Easy, clever and fun! Kids can have fun making and breaking these piñatas.

    Craft by Growing Up Blackxican
  • Primavera Bloom 5 of 5
    Primavera Bloom
    This paper craft is a winner to start off the spring season. Featuring tulips and roses kids can create their own spring bloom.

    Craft by Growing Up Blackxican

 

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