This craft was super easy and fun to make. At first I thought we could draw things free handed. The kids weren't sure if my cactus shape was really a cactus. So, I decided to rethink the free hand thing. I typed in Cinco De Mayo images on Google. We then printed the images and used them for the other patterns. We glued the construction paper image on a larger piece of white paper, then used scraps to decorate the mats. Last we covered it all with clear contact paper. I think these will be a fun start to the Cinco De Mayo festivities on Saturday.
Inspiration for these placemats came from the sun catcher pinata craft at: