Día de los Muertos Teaching Resources

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Día de los Muertos Teaching Resources

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Are you as excited as I am for Día de los Muertos? Then you've come to the right place! Whether you're a teacher or a parent, teaching about this holiday is so much fun! Given that there are so many Día de los Muertos Teaching Resources, I have compiled a list of my favorites that I hope will help. When you're finished checking them out please leave a comment with your favorites (or share some new ones)!

What is Día de los Muertos?

Before you start throwing out activities related to Día de los Muertos, it is important that your students know the meaning of the holiday. The following short video clip gives a nice background of the celebration:

This is another one of my favorites. Although there are no words, the meaning is very clear to students (and adults!) of all ages:

Lessons and Printables

Now that everyone has an idea about what the holiday is, it's time to learn some more! Here are some great lessons you can do with your students:

Día de los Muertos Games & Activities

Arts & Crafts


Of course, no collection of Día de los Muertos teaching resources would be complete without talking about Coco! In truth, I think I've seen the movie more than 30 times! Since I love it so much, I'm sharing some awesome resources to use with the movie.

Día de los Muertos Books

I hope you enjoy these resources! If you are interested in learning some Spanish words related to Halloween/Día de los Muertos please check out these resources: Día de los Muertos Spanish Color by Number FREEBIE; Spanish Halloween Activity | Roll and Write EDITABLE

Feliz Día de los Muertos!

by Marcy | Fabulous Classroom

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