Wondering what the story is behind all those skulls, family mementos, bright colors and other aspects of Día de Los Muertos (aka Day of the Dead)? Well, look no further, because from the history of the holiday to sugar skull crafts and even snacks, we’ve rounded up the best ways to help your kids discover this special day. Keep reading to discover more.

The Whole Truth

Wondering what's the real story behind Día de Los Muertos? Click here to get the lowdown on the significance of sugar skulls, why it's such an important holiday in Mexican culture and how you can celebrate at home. 

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Sweet Sugar Skull Crafts

We found awesome and easy sugar skull crafts for you to try at home with the kids! Click here to see them all. 

10 Recipes Perfect for Día de Los Muertos

From traditional Mexican recipes to sugar skull sweets, we rounded up 10 of the best ways to cook and bake your way through the holiday. Click here to see them all. 

Disneyland Celebrates Too (Now - Nov. 2)

If you plan on being at Disneyland on Nov. 1st, then you're in for a treat! They're planning a Coco-themed celebration, and if you haven't seen the Pixar flick yet, it's all about the Día de Los Muertos, and how important it is for families. 

— Gabby Cullen

 

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