Learning about these traditions has been a little strange for some students, because the Mexican attitude toward death may be different than what they are used to. One of the things we often learn in Spanish class is how to learn about traditions and customs that are different than our own, and how to be respectful of people different than ourselves.
If you would like to learn more about this tradition, try some of the links below!
--Visit the Smithsonian Latino Center to build an interactive altar, and more.
--Sugar Skulls recipes, directions, and supplies.
--Throw a Día de los Muertos party!
--Online Calavera Coloring Sheets.
--Cook up some Pan de Muerto (Bread of the Dead) or other holiday recipes