Day of the Dead Skulls

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El Dia De La Muertos or Day of the Dead is a wonderful Mexican tradition that celebrates loved ones who have passed away. Children get a chance to create unique skulls out of clay, based on traditional designs. A wooden stylus is used to impress the designs into the clay; they are then painted and even fired. The activity provides four additional ideas or ways to connect the art project to academic content.

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Resource Details

Grade
3rd - 5th
Subjects
Social Studies & History
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Resource Types
Lesson Plans
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Instructional Strategy
Hands-on Activity
Year
2013