Video Instruction on Sugar Skulls:
Teaching Idea #1: Talk about cultural traditions in your household. How are ancestors celebrated in your culture?
Teaching Idea #2: Further Reading: Skeletons at the Feast chronicles the history of the celebration of Dia de Los Muertos.
Teaching Idea #3: View photos and videos of Day of the Dead at the ESB-MACC. What do you notice? How does this celebration bring people together?
Teaching Idea #4: For Day of the Dead in October-November, eating pan de muerto, carefully arranging altars and decorating a sugar skulls are ways that families come together to celebrate their loved ones. See instructions on sugar skull making below!