We've got a set of six beautifully illustrated Day of the Dead Calaveras (sugar skulls) for you to print and colour in. Choose your favourites, or colour them all, then display as Day of the Dead decorations.
Day of the Dead Colouring Pages
Day of the Dead is a colourful, vibrant celebration in which Mexicans remember and honour their friends and relatives who have passed away. Bright yellow marigolds and other flowers are strung up along with pretty bunting, while sugar skulls - calavera - are decorated and displayed. People dress up in wonderful, gruesome costumes and feast and dance. We have a collection of Day of the Dead colouring pages here which try to capture the exuberance of the celebration!
This Day of the Dead Calavera (sugar skull) colouring page will look fabulous coloured in with lots of bright and cheerful colours.
There are of lots of pretty details to colour in on this Day of the Dead Calavera colouring page, and it would make a lovely Day of the Dead decoration when finished...
Traditional sugar skulls (Calaveras) like the one on this colouring page are decorated with a rainbow of brightly coloured icing, and you can do the same with some bright pens or pencils...
You can choose any colours you like to colour in this fantastic Day of the Dead Calavera, but if you want to use more traditional Day of the Dead colours then try orange, red, purple, yellow, white and pink.
Day of the Dead celebrations in Mexico are an explosion of colours, so grab your brightest pens and enjoy colouring in this beautifully detailed Calavera.
This pretty (and slightly scary!) Day of the Dead Calavera colouring page has enough detail to appeal to both kids and adults, and you can display as a Day of the Dead decoration once you've finished, too.
This fun Day of the Dead colour pop colouring page has most of the background already filled in so that you can concentrate on colouring in the fun parts! It's a not-too-scary picture, too, so it might be fun for younger kids to attempt.
This fun "colour pop" colouring page for Day of the Dead sits the iconic guitar-playing skeleton against a wood background, which we've coloured for you. That means you can have more fun colouring in the interesting bits!
These fabulous Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos) colouring bookmarks have lots of intricate details, so they'll appeal to older kids and adults who enjoy colouring.
This beautifully illustrated Day of the Dead colouring page has enough detail to appeal to children of all ages (and adults too!).
Have fun colouring in this Day of the Dead skeleton character, complete with guitar and sombrero hat!
It is traditional for Day of the Dead to decorate with skeletons wearing huge colourful hats and clothes bedecked with flowers. Here's one for you to colour in!
Grab some colourful pens or pencils and enjoy colouring in this pretty Day of Dead colouring page...
There's of detail to colour in on this fun doodly Day of the Dead colouring page, featuring a Mexican-style skull and two guitars - perfect for this colourful celebration.
This is a very cute Day of the Dead colouring page for younger children - with just enough detail to keep them interested! Get out your brightest colouring pencils for this one!
These letters print big! The spell out Day of the the Dead in capitals. Print them onto a variety of coloured card for a fun Day of the Dead banner or display heading. Or perhaps you could get the kids to decorate and colour them in?
Sometimes colouring in the background of a page is the tedious bit, so on this Day of the Dead wreath colour pop colouring page there's no need to do it! We've filled it in with this lovely bright pink colour, very appropriate for Day of the Dead celebrations.
We've filled the background of this Day of the Dead "colour pop" colouring page so that the kids can concentrate on colouring in the interesting details - and also to make their colouring really stand out.
Colour in this fabulous Day of the Dead wreath colouring page using bright colours. Kids could use flourescent or glow in the dark pens too, add glitter or collage - anything to make the wreath really stand out!
Dia de los Muertos is the Spanish name for the colourful Mexican festival which honours the dead with lively festivities (known as Day of the Dead in English).
Have some colouring fun bringing this Dia de Los Muertos colouring page to life! There's plenty of intricate details in the letters to keep older kids busy too...
Dia de los Muertos (The Day of the Dead) is a bright and colourful festival, so go wild with colour and decorations on these outline letters!
This owl mask colouring page was designed for Day of the Dead, when you will see colourful versions of this sort of mask on display - but it makes a fun activity for any time and of course can be coloured in browns, blacks and creams for a more "natural" owl effect.
Here's a quick way to decorate for Day of the Dead! Just print these six calavera - or sugar skulls - onto colourful card, cut out and put them on display! They would make great masks too, once the eyes were cut out.