Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos) is celebrated from October 31 – November 2. We are shared ideas to learn more about this holiday and how to celebrate with Local 5 Live. We hope this inspires you to try something new and learn more about the culture and diversity of our community.
Check out our segment here!
Simple Projects to Make at Home
- Yarn or Tissue Paper Flowers – Marigolds are the traditional flower of Day of the Dead
- Materials: yellow, gold, orange tissue paper or yarn, green pipe cleaners and floral tape or green construction paper, scissors, glue, cardboard
- Day of the Dead Lanterns
- Materials: glass jars, paint markers, templates, tape, scissors, candles
- Framed Pictures
- Dollar store frames, paint, pictures
Learn more about this special celebration here!
Sugar Skull Cookies
Ivan Fernandez is a Green Bay dad and chef that likes making cookies with his kiddos! Follow along with his adventures on instagram @manchester282009
Find ideas on Pinterest or video tutorials on Youtube and experiment! We purchased a makeup set on amazon and some brushes to get started.