It might seem a little gruesome to hang up bunting covered in skulls - but that's the Mexican holiday Day of the Dead for you! This bunting comes in 10 different designs and is pretty and colourful.
Day of the Dead Printables
All NEW! Put up some Day of the Dead posters, string our Day of the Dead bunting from the ceiling, and decorate with our lovely Day of the Dead scrapbook paper! You will also find Day of the Dead frames and other assorted printables below.
Print 5 flags per page over 2 pages to get some gorgeous, colourful, mini Day of the Dead bunting! Then just fold over a flag and string it up...
Because a lot of the skeleton - coat, hat etc - are filled in with black on this Day of the Dead colouring page, you can concentrate on really going to town with the details and the background. Bright and flourescent colours would look amazing!
These Day of the Dead display letters will brighten up your displays with their colourful sugar skulls and lovely colours! There's a page for each letter spelling out D-A-Y O-F T-H-E D-E-A-D.
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?
This lovely Day of the Dead frame is perfect for all your Day of the Dead writing and drawing projects, and the children will enjoy colouring in the writing at the top of the frame too.
This lovely, colourful "calavera" or sugar skull would look great on display as well as used as a mask. You could also print it onto card, cut it out an use it as a base for some extra embellishment - perhaps with 3d craft paints, glitter, stickers, glue-on jewels or sequins?
This super mask looks so effective once you cut the purple hearts out for eye holes! Of course you can use it as decoration - or even a lacing or sewing card or base for a collage - too.
The colourful flowers decorating this Day of the Dead mask make it really special! Cut out the stars carefully as peep-holes and either attach to a stick or wooden spoon, or use elastic so that your child can wear the mask.
Add your own designs and details to these Day of the Dead outline letters. Rich and colourful decorations are a big part of this festival, so let your imagination run wild!
This fabulous poster features two of the most recognisable symbols of the Day of the Dead celebrations - sugar skull face paint and marigolds. Print using the borderless settings on your printer for the best results.
Marigolds and sugar skulls are important symbols during the Day of the Dead festivities in Mexico, and this colourful display poster has both!
These children are ready to celebrate The Day of the Dead with their faces painted like fancy sugar skulls! Print this lovely poster to brighten up any display...
We like this poster because it captures the joy and celebration of Day of the Dead without being too scary for younger children. Put it up on display.
Here's a quirky printable A4 poster for Day of the Dead, featuring the iconic guitar-playing skeleton with his Mexican hat. He stands at a decorated window and looks down on the parade.
Here's a fun display poster for Day of the Dead which captures the colours of the festival. Print with borderless settings for best results, or trim the edges.
Go to town with your displays and crafts with this gorgeous collection of Day of the Dead themed scrapbook paper, which prints out at A4 size. Best printed with borderless settings onto good quality paper or card.
Our first set of Day of the Dead scrapbook paper prints "portrait" but this page prints "landscape" instead, making it perfect for folding in half to create the cover for a Day of the Dead card or booklet, perhaps!
We love these Day of the Dead sugar skull masks because they are fun rather than scary, and just the right size for kids to cut out - although younger children will need help cutting out the eye-holes and noses.
Print this simple sugar skull template (which comes in three sizes) onto white card and decorate with pens and pencils, stickers, crafty bits and pieces, flowers etc. You could string them up to make bunting or simply put up a display.
This sugar skull template is perfect for a Day of the Dead collage activity. Just print onto white card and again onto paper. Cut the main shape out of the card, and use the paper for templates for smaller pieces of coloured card, felt, craft foam or other materials to glue on top.
This colourful frame is perfect for Day of the Dead drawings, poems or other writing activities. Print using your printer's borderless settings.
Isn't this Day of the Dead wreath striking? With its fabulous colours and black background it will make a stand-out decoration for your Day of the Dead celebrations.
This fun Dia de los Muertos frame is perfect for pictures, writing, poems or copywork. Choose from blank or lined.
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!
These lovely bright papel picado come in three sizes: small (4 to a page), medium (2 to a page) and large (1 per page).
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.
Calavera, or sugar skulls, are a traditional decoration for the Mexican festival of Day of the Dead. These masks are a simple way for children (or adults) to join in the fun. Just print onto card, cut out and tape to a stick or wooden spoon, or attach elastic.