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Cinco De Mayo Noisemakers at #cricut #cricutmade

Good morning! How was your weekend? Ours was cold! haha! We had a light dusting of snow Saturday morning. Brrrr! Well, warmer weather will be here soon (I hope!). Annnnnd we have two fun things coming up ~ Earth Day & Cinco De Mayo. So, I decided to combine the two for this fun post. 🙂 As most of you know, I work with Cricut. Annnnnd I’m obsessed with vinyl. I go through quite a lot of vinyl rolls when I’m crafting. My collection of empty vinyl tubes is getting quite big. ha! So, instead of throwing them away (& in honor of Earth Day!), I decided to turn them into these fun Cinco De Mayo Noisemakers. Let me show you how!


***I was inspired by Sydney from Tastefully Frugal & her mini piñata. Check it out! It’s so cute!***

For these noisemakers, you will need the following:
empty vinyl tubes or toilet paper rolls
bright cardstock
Cricut StandardGrip cutting mat
Cricut Maker or Cricut Explore Air 2
hot glue gun
hot glue
dried beans
circle punch
this Design Space file

recycled crafts

First, you’ll cut out your paper fringe. You’ll need 8 for each shaker.

cricut maker

I used my Cricut Maker to do this using the heavy cardstock setting.

shaker craft

Next, you’ll cut your tubes in half.

earth day crafts

I wrapped one end in a scrap piece of cardstock. I hot glued it into place.

kid crafts

Then start wrapping your tube with alternating colors of fringe.

cricut maker crafts

When you are finished, “fluff” your fringe. ha!

kid craft for cinco de mayo

To seal the ends, I just used a circle punch to make a circle to fit. Hot glue that in place. Leave one end open.

fun crafts for kids

Next, fill your tube with dried beans.

how to make a noisemaker

Seal the end with another cardstock circle. Now you have some fun noisemakers. Shake, shake, shake!


Enjoy these other Cinco De Mayo inspired posts from me!

Cinco de Mayo Taco Bar & Party at #DelimexFiesta #party_thumb

Cinco De Mayo Taco Bar & Party


Monster Tacos

Cinco De Mayo photo booth[4]

Cinco De Mayo Photo Booth Ideas

Cereal Box Photo Props at #photo #props #cricutmade

Photo Booth Props (another recycled craft!)

Easy Taco Salad at #recipe #ad_thumb

Easy Taco Salad

Let me know if you have any fun recycled crafts you like to do in the comments below.
Any plans for Cinco De Mayo? Let me know those, too! Have a great Monday! 🙂

cinco de mayo kid crafts

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