Free Printable Cinco De Mayo Lesson Plans and Coloring Pages

Cinco de Mayo sounds like the Mexican equivalent of the US Fourth of July, Independence Day. It's not. Cinco de Mayo, or Fifth of May is the day Mexicans remember the Battle or Puebla led by Benito Juarez. It's more of a US-Latino holiday than truly a Mexican one. Nevertheless, Cinco de Mayo is a great time to explore the culture, holidays, dress, customs, food, music and traditions of our American cousins to the south.  Free Cinco De Mayo Printable Lesson Plans and Coloring Pages

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