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"Name Skeletons" Look closely: students folded white paper in half, wrote their names in cursive, and cut out around their names - this formed the body. They added the head, arms,and legs then mounted their "name skeletons" on black construction paper! - What a fun idea!

Cursive Calaveras

My third graders are learning to write cursive and I thought this project would be absolutely perfect to go along with their new writing skills. This is my example, step by step and I'll be sharing...

Skeleton craft project made with spelling out kids name for the bones. fold white paper in half to start this project. They wrote their name and cut it out doubled. This formed the body of the skeleton. Then they added the head, arms and legs. The pieces were mounted on black construction paper.

monsters of frankenstein - could do a descriptive writing piece and then let kids use writing pieces as "clues" to identify which monsters they describe

Day of the Dead party ideas: Color in calavera masks activity!

Printable Calavera Skull masks to color in! Templates and instructions