Dia de los Muertos, or “Day of the Dead,” is a Mexican holiday which honors loved ones who have died.
The skulls and skeletons of Day of the Dead celebrations are not meant to be scary or sad, but to remind us that we are all the same inside—”todos somos calaveras.”
The DAY OF THE DEAD BUNDLE has everything you need to explore this unique holiday.
DIA DE LOS MUERTOS is a 9-page book explaining the origins and traditions of the festival by highlighting the following symbols:
-Papel picado (decorations)
-Calacas (skeletons) and Catrina dolls
The DIA DE LOS MUERTOS BASIC SKILLS PACK extends learning across the curriculum with these NINE language and math activities.
-Highlight SKIP-COUNTING by 5s and 10s with 2 cut-and-glue puzzles
-Use CRITICAL THINKING AND MATH SKILLS to create a graph
-Label an ofrenda with SPANISH WORDS
-Follow the steps to build an ofrenda with 8 SEQUENCING CARDS
-Color, draw, and cut-and-glue to create a unique SUGAR SKULL GLYPH
-Use CONTEXT CLUES to complete a story about marigolds
-BUILD VOCABULARY with the word search puzzle
-Learn the names of family members in SPANISH while practicing HANDWRITING SKILLS
Technical Info: The files are in PDF format, combined into a single zip drive. Each activity is illustrated with engaging original images. Answer keys are included.
Preview: Please see the individual items for previews.
P.S.– Both resources may also be purchased individually.