Celebrate the Day of the Dead (el Día de los Muertos) festival by making decorations, altars and traditional sugar skulls. There are many other crafty ways to celebrate the day. Day of the Dead crafts use bright and vibrant themes and can be a fun alternative to spooky Halloween crafts.
Here is a round up of some of the Day of the Dead crafts for you to enjoy:
Tips for Day of the Dead Crafts
Here are some tips to help you with your Day of the Dead crafting:
- Use glitter glue or glitter pens to add a touch of sparkle to your projects
- If you don’t have the supplies on hand to make brightly colored paper flowers or paper sugar skulls, try cutting shapes from pieces of colored or patterned paper
- Look for Halloween cast-offs that you can transform with paints and embellishments