Use the Day of the Dead Unit lesson plans and activities to learn all about the festival of the Day of the Day. Then complete the Day of the Dead printable lapbook to record what you are learning, in words and pictures.
Day of the Dead unit printable lap book
The Day of the Dead Unit lesson plans and activities includes lessons on the meaning and customs of the festival. You can use the printable Day of the Dead mini book to record what you are learning.
This article is part of our Day of the Dead activities and crafts resources.
:: mini book from the Day of the Dead Unit lesson plans and activities
:: pens and pencils
:: craft knife (optional)
Read through the lesson and watch the videos in the Day of the Dead Unit lesson plan to learn about the festival and its traditions and customs.
Print the mini book from the Day of the Dead Unit lesson plans and activities and use colourful pens and pencils to complete it.
Colour the title pages.
Draw skulls, skeletons, papel picardo and marigolds that you have been learning about.
Make notes about the festival, altars, and decorations.
Cut around the outside of the book.
Use a craft knife, or scissors, to also cut along the darker-shaded line in the centre of the book.
You might like to use a ruler and craft knife to lightly score the other lines of the book, so your book creases neatly when you fold it.
The book is assembled using a French fold technique.
Fold along the long centre line.
Pull out the two central sections.
Press down on all the crease lines to fold all the pages into place.
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Let's raise our kids as knowledgeable, global citizens with a multi-cultural education. The Day of the Dead toolkit gives you everything you need to learn about this special festival.
With fun activities, lesson plans, and super useful printables you will transform your space into a celebration of the Day of the Dead through math, literacy, art, craft, sensory, food, and film.
:: over 35 pages of lessons, activities, and printables
:: a complete unit of Day of the Dead-themed math, literacy, arts and crafts, sensory, food and film
:: materials lists and bonus printables make it so easy!
:: everything planned for you, so you can enjoy it as much as your children do.