9 Free Cinco de Mayo Color by Number Worksheets

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Jump into the lively fiesta spirit with our free Cinco de Mayo color by number worksheets!

Specifically designed for preschoolers, these nine printable worksheets provide a delightful way to celebrate this festive occasion.

Our math worksheets feature a variety of designs that are suitable for children of all ages.

Doing these fun holiday activities not only makes young children happy but also helps them learn about different cultures and traditions. Plus, it improves their fine motor skills.

Get set for a super colorful May celebration using our Cinco de Mayo printables!

Printable Cinco de Mayo color by number activity sheets featuring images of a sombrero, cacti, maracas, and Mexican flag, with color keys for kids' educational fun.

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All about Cinco de Mayo for kids

Cinco de Mayo, celebrated on May 5th, marks the victory of Mexico over France in the Battle of Puebla in 1862.

It’s a day to appreciate Mexican culture through music, dance, and food.

Although not Mexico’s Independence Day, which is September 16th, May Fifth is a great occasion to introduce preschoolers to vibrant Mexican traditions.

Activities like crafting colorful papel picado banners and sampling simple Mexican dishes can make learning fun.

It’s an excellent opportunity for little ones to explore and celebrate the rich cultural diversity of Mexico, enhancing their understanding and appreciation of the world’s cultures.

Cinco de Mayo themed math coloring pages

Explore our vibrant collection of Mexican themed color by number sheets, perfect for math centers, morning work, or early finishers.

Featuring nine engaging designs, including sombreros, pinatas, and maracas, these sheets celebrate the spirit of Cinco de Mayo.

These free printable math worksheets aren’t just entertaining, they also enhance fine motor skills by encouraging precision as children color within the lines, improving hand-eye coordination. Plus they improve basic math skills as the children learn to identify numbers and match them with corresponding colors.

These free printable coloring pages are available for personal use or classroom use only. Download the PDF at the bottom of the page and start the fun!

Color code

To complete all 9 coloring sheets, you will need to get 12 different crayons or colored pencils ready.

  • Orange
  • Yellow
  • Red
  • Green
  • Purple
  • Pink
  • Blue
  • Brown
  • Light Green
  • Grey
  • Black
  • White


Cacti represent Mexico’s tough spirit. It’s like a symbol of strength and resilience. It shows how strong and awesome Mexican people are!

Choose from 2 sheets and use 6 vibrant colors for a lively experience.

cactus color by number


In Mexican celebrations, the chili pepper is a symbol of the spicy and flavorful cuisine of Mexico. It represents the vibrant and diverse flavors that contribute to the festive atmosphere.

This printable requires 5 different colors: pink, yellow, green, light green and red.

chilis color by number


Guacamole symbolizes the fresh and delicious flavors of Mexican cuisine. It represents the celebration of wholesome ingredients, adding a touch of authenticity and zest to the festivities.

Prepare 4 different colors for this printable: brown, yellow, green, and blue.

nachos color by number


The guitar holds cultural significance in Cinco de Mayo celebrations, particularly in traditional Mexican music like mariachi and ranchera. Its role enhances the festive atmosphere during the holiday.

This printable needs 7 colors: orange, yellow, red, grey, purple, black, and brown.

guitar color by number


The sombrero symbolizes Mexican heritage and culture, and is iconic during Cinco de Mayo with its vibrant colors and distinctive design.

Use 6 different colors: orange, yellow, red, green, purple, and white.

sombrero color by number


Maracas, the traditional Mexican percussion instruments, symbolize joy and rhythm in Cinco de Mayo celebrations. Their lively sound adds a festive vibe, contributing to the overall spirit of the holiday.

Color this printable with 5 different colors: orange, yellow, red, green, and blue.

maracas color by number


A piñata is a colorful, hanging decoration often filled with candies and toys. Breaking the piñata symbolizes joy, good luck, and community celebration.

Use the following 5 colors for the pinata coloring page: green, yellow, red, brown, and blue.

pinata color by number

Have fun with our free Earth Day color by number too!

Taco salsa

Taco salsa represents the delicious flavors of Mexican cuisine. It symbolizes the joy of sharing food and the rich culinary heritage of Mexico during the festive celebrations.

Use the following 5 colors to color the math worksheet: orange, yellow, red, green, and purple.

tacos color by number

Additional Cinco de Mayo activities

Elevate your May festivities with a range of entertaining and educational activities tailored for children, adding a fun and informative touch to the celebration.

Cinco de Mayo books for preschool kids

These stories share exciting tales about Mexican traditions and celebrations, making learning about Cinco de Mayo enjoyable for young readers.

Tips for downloading the free files

Below you will see a large sign-up box where you need to add your name and email address, and press I NEED THIS NOW!

Within minutes you will be sent the free PDF directly to your email address, so you can print it out and start using it immediately.

Sometimes emails get a little wonky, so if you can’t see it, please check your spam folder where I am sure it is hiding.

Download the free Cinco de Mayo printable color by number pages

Make sure you choose the correct paper size and click on the shrink to fit button. All of our free printables for kids work better when printed on cardstock (this is the one we use and love.)

Last Updated on 13 April 2024 by Clare

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