Celebrate National Taco Day on October 4th with these fun, taco activities and taco crafts for the whole family from toddler, preschool, pre k, kindergarten, first grade, and more!
National Taco Day
There are so many fun holidays to make the everyday more fun and memorable. In October, mark your calendar to celebrate National Taco Day!! But lets face it, tacos are more than welcome to be celebrated everyday of the week! Plan some Taco Day fun with your kiddos with these taco themed games, activities, and recipes!
In addition to Taco Tuesdays (or Wednesdays or Saturdays… hey! no one is judging!), here’s a fun list of ideas to help you celebrate all things tacos! Keep it simple by trying a new taco recipe, or spice the day up with making a taco themed craft or playing a game. Who knew you could have so much fun celebrating National Taco Day?!!
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Enjoy these fun taco crafts
- Felt Taco Burrito Pattern from In Our Pond. This would be fun to add to a play kitchen set!
- Acocado Friends Craft from Glued to My Crafts. What’s a taco without avocado?! Well, I’m not sure, it just wouldn’t be the same. Make this sweet craft for a friend.
- Paper Taco Craft from Glued to My Crafts. Tacos aren’t just for eating! Make this cute paper plate taco with paint and other supplies.
- Felt Taco Christmas Ornament from Orange Bettie. Because who doesn’t want their own taco ornament?! Too. cute.
- Let’s Taco Bout’ How Awesome You Are Card from DIY Inspired. How cute are these taco kindness cards?!
- Taco Collage from ArtsyCraftsyMom. I love the tissue paper cheese used for this craft!
- Fiesta Dinner Table Setting from The Crafting Chicks. This dinner table setting is definitely inspirational and will be the talk of dinner nights to come! Don’t forget to invite me!
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Sneak in some fun and learning with these taco day ideas
- Taco Time Game from Get Your Holiday On. This game looks hilarious!
- Spin a Taco Game from J Daniel’s Mom. Here’s a fun learning activity to keep the kids busy.
- Dragons Love Tacos Math Game from Rainy Day Mum. Practice counting with this math game inspired by Dragons Love Tacos.
- Taco Counting Activity from Sandbox Academy. Can your little learner add the right amount of ingredients to their taco?
- How to ReGrow Lettuce from Housing a Forest. Use the lettuce for your tacos and turn it into a science experiment! Great way to sneak in learning!
- Playdough Tacos from J Daniels Mom. Keep little ones entertained during National Taco Day by playing with playdough!
- Taco Stand Dramatic Play from Play to Learn Preschool. Set up a fiesta like this adorable dramatic play area!
Taco Day Recipes
It wouldn’t be Taco Day without tacos, right?! I’ve got you covered with recipes to enjoy Tacos all.day.long!
- Crazy Taco Faces from Kenarry. These Taco Faces will sure bring laughter to the dinner table!
- Choco Tacos Shells from The Crafing Chicks. Dessert tacos… need I say more?!
- No Fail Tortillas from Kids Activities Blog. This recipe only requires 3 ingredients, so it’s an easy way to get the kids involved!
- Peanut Butter and Jelly Tacosfrom Homemade Interest. Save the meat and all the fixins’ for dinner, but you can still celebrate National Taco Day for lunch with these!
- Cornbread Taco Pie from Cutesy Crafts. This dish takes tacos to a new level. Yum!
- Walking Taco from Come Together Kids. Aka “Tacos in a Bag;” we first had this at church gather and my kids thought it was the coolest thing!
- Oreo Taco from Camille I am. This sweet treat is just too cute and creative!
- Fresh Tomato Salsa from Meaningful Mama. So easy to make the kids can help!
- Best Guacamole Recipe from Salt and Baker. What’s a taco without guacamole?! This recipe looks amazing!
- Slow Cooker (or Instant Pot) Salsa Verde Chicken Tacos from Freezer Meals 101. Save time cooking dinner with the slow cooker!
- Black Bean Corn Dip from See Vanessa Craft. This looks divine! Pass the tortillas, please!
- Taco Pasta from Juggling with Kids. This is a fun twist to pasta! Tacos AND pasta… together!! My kids would love this dish.
We love celebrating fun holidays and fun days throughout the year! We have lots more special days throughout the year with activities to inspire you to create memories with your kids:
- Did you know there is a national Dice Day on December 4th? Try these dice games for kids
- Try these candy cane activities for National Candy Cane Day on December 26th
- After Christmas comes Three Kings Day for Kids on January 6th
- Celebrate Penguin Day on January 20th with these penguin crafts and activities
- Fun crafts and activities to celebrate Chinese New Year for Kids
- Carnival Crafts and Activities for National Carnival Day February 26
- These moon activities for kids will take you out of this world for National Moon Day on July 20th
- National Honey Bee Day is August 17th, celebrate with these bee activities for kids
- Learn about author Roald Dahl on September 13th with these roald dahl craft ideas
- Enjoy National Chocolate Day in Octoboer with these chocolate activities
- Become a super hero on Batman Day this September 15th with batman crafts and activities
- August 3rd is Watermelon Day, celebrate with these watermelon activities
- Sweeten your next July 15th with these gummy worm games for Gummy Worm Day
- Happy Birthday Donald Duck! Join in on the celebration this June 9th with these Donald Duck Day activities
- Head down to Seasame Street for these sesame street crafts for Sesame Street Day on November 10th
- Eat up on October 4th and celebrate Taco Day with these taco crafts
- Kids will love celebrating the largest living land mammal with these elephant activities to celebrate World Elephant Day on August 12th
- Mark your calendar for one of two donut days on June 7th and try these fun donut activities
- Celebrate Eric Carle’s birthday March 2nd with these hungry caterpillar crafts
- We celebrate Dr. Seuss day on his birthday on March 2nd with these fun dr seuss activities
- The 2nd week of mark is Bubble week! Join in on the fun with these bubble activities
- Let’s hear it for National Popcorn Day on January 19th with these poporn crafts
- Stay in your pjs for the Festival of Sleep Day on January 3rd and try one of these pajama day activities
- Grab some candy and try one of these activities for National Candy Day on November 4th.
- Make one of these mad hatter hat ideas to celebrate Mad Hatter Day on Octoboer 6th
- Show your patriotism by celebrating Flag Day on June 14th with one of these flag day activities
- Kids will go nuts over these jelly bean crafts for National Jelly Bean Day on April 22nd.
- Teach kids about our amazing planet on Earth Day this April 22nd with these Earth Day crafts
- Learn about frogs on Save the Frogs Day this April 30th with these frog activities
- May the 4th be with you on Star Wars Day! Try one of these star wars crafts today
- Celebrate Dental Health Month in February with these clever dental crafts