*The Crafty Chica teaches us how to make painted light-up skulls,
*Download these Calavera charts for use in embroidery projects.
*Create a fabric skeleton pin with directions from Carmi's Art/ Life World.
*Download the templette for this Mantel de Muertos and decorate a table or altar.
*Create oil pastel skeletons with Art Projects for Kids.
*Craft easy paper flowers,
*And a Dia de los Muertos pin with azcentral.com.
*And their eco-skeleton project.
Get inspired with these fun food presentations found on Flickr:
*And sugar Skull cupcakes,
*Whip up a Calavera sandwich with directions from Croq Zine.
*The Crafty Chica shows us how to make sugar skulls,
*A Dia de los Muertos cigar box shrine,
*And an elegant silver version.
*She also shares the how-to for this Dia de los Muertos story box,
*Martha shows us how to make a fiesta flower arrangement,
*Tissue paper Papel Picado decorations,
*And sugar skulls.
*The AntiCraft shares the how-tos for stuffed pasta skulls,
*A knit skull bag,
*And polymer clay Calacas de Arcilla.
*The AntiCraft also tells us how to make Huesos Deliciosos,
*A suitcase alter,
*And Las Calacas Danzantes.
*Create an embellished Day of the Dead collage with CraftStylish.
*Make clay sugar skulls that last from year to year with Cut Out & Keep.
*The L.A. Times has a great article on Day of the Dead feasts-complete with recipes.
*Grab this skull cross stitch pattern at Skull-A-Day.
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Ready to join in on the fun?
*Rodrigvitz Style is holding a Dia de Bloglandia party.
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Learn more about fun and colorful holiday:
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And for teachers, download the Day of the Dead information package featuring coloring pages, word search, projects and more!