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    Day Of The Dead Activities For Kids

    Day of the dead (Dia de los muertos) is fast approaching. It occurs on November1st and 2nd this year. What are some activities for the kids to do in Celebration of Day of the Dead that will help them understand what it is all about? Day of the Dead is an ancient celebration of the circle of life. It celebrates both life and death.  It originated in Latin America.

    The kids need to learn the traditions of their culture. Participation in preparation is one of the means to provide Day of the Dead activities for kids. Kids can assist in the cleanup of the cemeteries: old flowers have to be removed and new ones put in place; any repairs that are needed have to be made to the graves; and any trash on the grounds must be removed.  Decorations are colorful, then again the Latin American region is known for fiestas. Kids can make the Calaveras, paper flowers, pasta skeletons, altars, sugar skulls, and felt banners.     (more…)

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