Day of the Dead
The Day of the Dead (el Día de los Muertos) is a Mexican holiday celebrated from 31 October to 2 November. It is a holiday of joyful celebration where families remember their loved ones and ancestors that have passed away. it is a time for parties, colour and celebration and the giving of gifts to friends such as candy sugar skulls.
The 1 November is a national holiday and people build private altars to honour the passing of their loved ones and to try and encourage their soul to visit. The altars contain the favourite foods, photographs and memorabilia of the the departed.
We have a detailed calevera sugar skull to print out and colour in. Perfect for celebrating Day of The Dead.
We have a detailed calevera sugar skull to print out and colour in. Perfect for celebrating Day of The Dead. This is part of a set of sugar skulls, so look out for the others!
We have left this Day of The Dead sugar skull plain so children can decorate it themselves. It is great for doodling and perfect for cutting out to make a display.
This Day of The Dead poster is decorated with flowers and has a cute sugar skull and is all ready to be printed and coloured in to celebrate.
We have left this Day of The Dead poster plain so you can doodle around the title and create your own masterpiece.
Our beautiful skull adult colouring sheet is perfect for the older child or adult.
This Day of the Dead activity sheet is packed full of puzzles to keep children entertained. It includes a word search, maths puzzles, Sudoku and a colouring.
Help the children find their sugar skulls in this easy Day of The Dead maze. We also have a harder one for older children.
This word search has 14 words to find related to the Day of the Dead. Words are hidden horizontally, diagonally and vertically. We have also included a solution sheet in case you get stuck.
This Day of The Dead word scramble is packed full of anagrams relating to the topic. Perfect for older children.
How many words can you or your children make from our "Day of The Dead" boggled puzzle? Use the rules provided to find as many words as you can, don't forget any words relating to the Day of The Dead score double points. Perfect as a class challenge.
How many words of two or more letters can be made from "Day of The Dead"? This is a great class activity and good for increasing vocabulary.
How many words of two or more letters can be made from "Dia de Muertos"? This is a great class activity and good for increasing vocabulary.
There are two colourful sugar skulls to copy on this great sheet. Use the coloured sugar skulls provided to colour in the two skulls to make them match.