Day of the Dead Crafts

All NEW! We've got an exciting collection of crafts to try with the kids for Day of the Dead - involving sewing, painting and sticking! All are suitable for groups or as individual projects.

Day of the Dead Felt Skull Craft

Day of the Dead Felt Skull Craft

This Day of the Dead felt skull craft is a lovely excuse for children of all ages to practice their sewing skills - and to dig out all those embellishments that have been looking for a project! You could insert a wooden spoon

Day of the Dead Suncatcher Skull

Day of the Dead Suncatcher Skull

This is a simple almost-no-mess craft idea for Day of the Dead (with the proviso that permanent markers need to be used carefully!) The sugar skulls look great on display in a window.

Guest Post - Enjoying Day of the Dead Crafts

Guest Post - Enjoying Day of the Dead Crafts

Last Halloween I took my youngest son to a fancy dress party at the local park. The winner of the fancy dress competition was a little girl dressed in a stunning black, purple and cerise pink frilled dress, with matching flower headband and veil.

Stained Glass Calavera Craft

Stained Glass Calavera Craft

You will need a steady hand to outline the calavera (Day of the Dead sugar skull) in PVA glue, and the patience to wait for the glue to dry, but I think you'll agree the result is worth it!

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Day of the Dead Worksheets
Day of the Dead Worksheets

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