These websites are about Mexico’s Day of the Dead celebration, a holiday to honor loved ones who have died. Here you can find many craft and activity ideas, informative articles, pictures, and videos about the Day of the Dead. Included are two eThemes resources about Mexico.
This site has information and activities relating to the Day of the Dead. There are photos, slideshows, video clips, recipes, and crafts. There is a downloadable education packet for teachers, a glossary, and postcards that you can send. This site is also available in Spanish. NOTE: This site contains ads.
Here are activity ideas for a Day of the Dead mini-unit. Students can make and decorate a skull sculpture, learn about altars, write an original poem about the Day of the Dead, or visit a cemetary, and discuss what they have learned.
This site has materials and instructions for several Day of the Dead activities. Students can make paper flowers or a skelton puppet, do a word search or crossword puzzle, and more. Click on "Lesson Plans" for printable teachers' resources. NOTE: This site contains sponsored links. NOTE: The "Dating" link at the top of the page links to eHarmony.
Learn about Mexican culture, art, traditions, and holiday celebrations. There are links eThemes resources on Mexican geography, Western Civilization, Cinco de Mayo celebration, and more. Includes photographs, audio, in class activities, and lesson plans.
Learn about the geography, culture, art, cuisine, celebrations, and symbols of Mexico. There are links to eThemes resources on Mexican traditions and holidays, Western Civilizations, Latin America culture, and Cinco de Mayo celebration. Includes images of people, currency, cities, maps, quizzes, and a lesson plan. Listen to the pronunciation of Spanish words.