Cinco De Mayo Maracas / Maracas para el Cinco de Mayo

In honor of Cinco De Mayo, make these rhythmic maracas with children using plaster rigid wrap cloth!



Step 1. / Paso 1.  Gather your supplies.

Reúne tus materiales.

Maracas for kids

homemade maracas

Step 2. / Paso 2.

Blow up a balloon. Use masking tape to attach it to a Wood Craft Stick. Repeat so that you have (2).

Infla un globo. Pégalo con cinta adhesiva a un palo artesanal de madera. Repite esto para que tengas (2) maracas.

maraca craft

Step 3. / Paso 3.

Cover your shapes with Plaster Rigid Wrap Cloth. For more information on how to use Plaster Rigid Wrap Cloth click here. Allow Maracas to dry overnight.

Cubre tus formas con envoltura rígida de tela con yeso. Para obtener más información sobre cómo usar la envoltura rígida de tela con yeso, haz clic aquí. Deja que las maracas se sequen toda la noche.

Cinco de Mayo Maraca Craft

Step 4. / Paso 4.

Ask an adult to cut a small hole at the top of each maraca and fill it with beads.

Pídele a un adulto que haga un agujero pequeño en la parte de arriba de cada maraca, y ponles cuentas dentro.

Cinco de Mayo Kids Craft

Step 5. / Paso 5.

Use Plaster Rigid Wrap Cloth to cover holes.

Usa la envoltura rígida de tela con yeso para cubrir los agujeros.

Paint your own maracas

Step 6. / Paso 6.

Paint your maracas and allow to dry.

Pinta tus maracas y déjalas secar.

Kids Craft Maracas

Step 7. / Paso 7.

Decorate with Acrylic Jewels.

Shake to hear the festive sound! use to celebrate Cinco de Mayo!

Decóralas con joyas acrílicas. ¡Agítalas para que escuches su sonido festivo! ¡Úsalas para celebrar el Cinco de Mayo!

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