The Attic Girl: Book of Life Day of the Dead Halloween Activities #BookofLife #DayoftheDead #DiadeMuertes Book of Life Day of the Dead Halloween Activities #BookofLife #DayoftheDead #DiadeMuertes ~ The Attic Girl

10/27/15

Book of Life Day of the Dead Halloween Activities #BookofLife #DayoftheDead #DiadeMuertes

In the spirit of Halloween and this year's upcoming Day of the Dead on November 1-2nd, we are revisiting the adventurous film The Book of Life and sharing some fun activity ideas with you. 

The Book of Life

THE BOOK OF LIFE is a breathtaking animated comedy with a dazzling visual style unlike anything you’ve seen before. Torn between the expectations of his family and the desires of his heart, a young man named Manolo sets off on an epic quest that spans three spectacular worlds in order to reunite with his one true love and defend his village. Not your ordinary fairy tale, THE BOOK OF LIFE is a wondrous fantasy-adventure filled with magic, music and fun!



Day of the Dead 

This Mexican holiday focuses on gathering family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died.


Some holiday traditions include building private altars called ofrendas, honoring those who have died using sugar skulls, marigolds, and the favorite foods and beverages of the departed; and visiting graves with these items as gifts. Visitors also leave possessions of their dead loved ones at the graves.



Here are some activities inspired by The Book of Life that you can explore with your kids at home and learn more about this holiday.  There are also some Day of the Dead and Halloween party ideas.

Enjoy!


Face Painting:

Day of the Dead Face Painting

Day of the Dead Face Painting


Skull Masks:


Sugar Skull Masks Day of the Dead


Pumpkin Carving:


Book of Life Pumpkin Stencils


Day of the Dead Kids' Games:
 
Kids Games and Activities to do on Halloween

Create Your Own Family Tree Day of the Dead



Book of Life Party Tips: 


How to Throw a Book of Life Inspired Party Halloween


Food:

Day of the Dead Recipes

The Book of Life Fiesta


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