For Cinco de Mayo in Kdg. - Plastic egg maracas - plastic easter eggs, fill them with what you want (candy, beans, etc.) 2 plastic spoons, wrap in colorful duct tape or plain masking tape and hand decorate.
Super cute, draw it on canvas and have guests write their names and double sticky tape/double foam tape onto canvas and frame. Animal could be dressed in a carnival costume, feathers, jewels, vivid colours.