10 Dia De Los Muertos Arts And Crafts

10 Dia De Los Muertos crafts that can be fun for a party or for your oferenda.


Dia De Los Muertos is a time to honor our loved ones that passed away. If you want to learn a little bit more see my post here about the holiday.

1. A Resource for Teachers

This is a wonderful resource that teaches children about this day. My son personally loved putting the puppet that is included together.

FunHolidayCrafts-MexicanDiaDeLosMuertos -  Image From AZCentral


2. Decorations

These are really cute and if you click Happy Thoughts they have a printable for this neat craft.

FunHolidayCrafts-ElDiaDeLosMuertosDecorations - From  Happy Thought


3. Flowers

These tissue paper flowers are fairly simple, beautiful and easy to make. The tutorial for these beauties are here.



4. Day of the dead party Pinata.

Party delights has a really awesome pinata for a day of the dead party.

DayOfTheDeadPinata - By Party Delights



5. Marshmallow Sugar Skull Pops

These super cute marshmallow pops from Mom.Me are a hit in this household two of our favorites Marshmallows and edible decorating markers.


6. Perler Bead Pattern

This one was fun to try except the beads ended up everywhere but where we wanted them once we get this down I will post our final result till then here is the pattern from Kandi Patterns

skull perler bead pattern - ElDiaDeLosMuertos

 7. Color by the number Page in spanish.

This was a great way to get my son interested in learning a little Spanish while doing something that he likes the most coloring. Go to Spanish Playground for the PDF that is easier to print.



8. Day of the dead mask printable

This is a mask printable from create.craft.love is beautiful. You may have to click to read more and get to the PDF itself.



9. Matchbook Shrines

one of the traditions is to use items from your loved ones to adorn the oferenda these beautiful matchbox shrines by CraftyChica are a wonderful way to make little mementos for your loved ones.


10.  The most Important Craft of all Sugar Skulls

I haven’t been able to try these yet as I am having a hard time finding meringue powder. But here is a step by step from MexicanSugarSkull





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