I didn't celebrate Día de los Muertos much as a kid. So when I became a mom, I started celebrating and made Day of the Dead a tradition for my family to help keep my grandparents' memory alive. Making crafts that inspire conversation and celebration for cultural holidays like Día de los Muertos continues to be important to my mixed-heritage family.
My family enjoys looking through old photos, sharing memories, and making sugar skull crafts together as part of our tradition. For the kids, crafts have always been an easy way to share and discuss the meaning of a holiday.
Our recent sugar skull craft was made of felt and decorated in bright colors. The kids enjoy making a colorful craft and I enjoy helping them while sharing more about their great-grandparents!