Day of the Dead Videos & Activities
Introduce the history, traditions and symbols of Día de los Muertos, celebrated on November 1 and 2, with educational videos and classroom activities.
Día de los Muertos Celebration
Appropriate Grades: 1–5
In this video, children explain Day of the Dead celebrations as they introduce the holiday's symbols, crafts and traditions.
Source: Muy Bueno on youtube.com
Length: 4 minutes 34 seconds
Día de los Muertos: A Brief Overview
Appropriate Grades: 6–12
Learn about the origins of Día de los Muertos and its traditions – synthesized between Mesoamerican beliefs and European influences.
Source: Hispanic Cultural Center on youtube.com
Length: 5 minutes 07 seconds
El Día de los Muertos en Mexico
Appropriate Grades: 1-12
This video about the Day of the Dead celebration in Mexico is narrated in Spanish.
Source: MisCositasTV on youtube.com
Length: 4 minutes 15 seconds
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