Chalkboard vases 1
Learn how to make this super cute and not too difficult chalkboard vases with calacas, which are perfect if you're making an altar, like I am!
Candy holders 2
It's can't get any easier than this: use plastic Easter eggs for these Dia de los Muertos candy holders. Love it!
Cardboard skulls 3
This cardboard skulls seem like a fairly easy craft to make with kids. I love how colorful they are!
Shrines on a stick 5
There's a ton of Dia de los Muertos crafts on Kathy Murillo's Crafty Chica blog, but these shrines on a stick are my favorite.
Sugar skull pumpkins 6
I just showed this sugar skull pumpkin to my 8-year-old daughter and she absolutely loved it, so we'll be attempting to do one!
Marigolds (cempasúchil in Spanish) are the traditional flowers used to decorate altars for Day of the Dead. This tutorial will show you how to make marigolds out of tissue paper.
3D Calavera masks 8
All you need for this amanzgly awesome 3D calavera masks is a printer. Can't get any easier than that, right?
Shoebox altar 9
If you don't want to make a full-blown altar, then a shoebox altar is the way to go. We did this our first time around and my kids loved working on it.
This Day of the Dead garland is perfect to use as decoration for a party.
Papel picado 12
If you do anything this Dia de los Muertos, learn how to make papel picado with your kids. I promise you'll have a ton of fun and the end result will be beautiful!
Coloring is always fun for little ones and these free printable from Mundo Lanugo includes a beautiful coloring page perfect for Dia de los Muertos.