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Day of the Dead

Crafts and activities to help kids celebrate Day of the Dead.

Craft with Ruth Cartwright: Free Dia de Muertos Day of the dead sugar skulls cross stitch PDF pattern

10 awesome Day of the Dead crafts for kids (skull masks, shoes, craft ideas, paper marigolds, garlands and a matchbox shrine)

Shopping List: Day of the Dead — Little Yellow Couch

In Italy, All Souls’ Day may be celebrated with delicate cookies (sometimes white, brown or pink) – made with almonds and covered with sugar – called Fave dei Morti or Ossi dei Morti, whose name translates to “Beans of the Dead” or “Bones of the Dead.” (Fave dei morti recipe; Ossi dei Morti recipe)

Pan de Muerto (Mexico): This soft sweet bread is a Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) tradition in Mexico, sometimes eaten at the grave of a loved one or placed on an altar. It may be flavored with orange zest or decorated with a teardrop or bones, perhaps placed in a circle to represent the cycle of life. Some people even mold the bread into animals, angels or other evocative shapes. (Pan de Muerto recipe) #Halloween

Holidays around the World: Day of the Dead / Día de los Muertos HUGE unit with cute decorations (including a bilingual banner and papel picado), Math Activities that are Common Core-aligned, skeleton art project, coloring sheets, an excellent Reading/ Comprehension Questions that are Culturally Accurate & Common Core-aligned.

Why so many skeletons and skulls for Day of the Dead? Explanations on the symbols behind Dia de los Muertos.

Calabaza en Tacha is an easy Mexican candied pumpkin, typically eaten at fall festivals and Day of the Dead

Day of the Dead Activities: tons of activities and crafts for kids

I designed the Crafty Chica appliqué packages to have one big skull and two mini ones. Here's what to do with the minis: Make Calavera Hair Clips! They only take a minute to put together! While you...