Sugar Skulls – TeachKidsArt a resource for teaching art to kids! Tue, 30 Jan 2018 02:14:36 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Ceramic Sugar Skull Plate for Dia de los Muertos Wed, 01 Nov 2017 19:43:30 +0000

November 1st and 2nd is a Mexican holiday known as “Dia de los Muertos” or “Day of the Dead”….. an no, it isn’t “Mexican Halloween”! It’s not meant to be scary, spooky, or morbid, but rather a colorful tradition of honoring loved ones who have passed. I’m blessed to live in an area of the […] ]]> 1
Easy Sugar Skull Ceramic Planter/Pot Thu, 12 Oct 2017 03:33:02 +0000

As if we needed one more reason to love Trader Joe’s…. THIS sugar skull succulent planter! My students were asking for a project for Day of the Dead, so when I saw these awesome sugar skull succulent planters I knew I had to come up with a good way to make them! So here it […] ]]> 1
Ceramic Sugar Skull Plates for Dia de los Muertos Mon, 02 Nov 2015 05:50:47 +0000

(See my “new and improved” version of this project here.) Dia De Los Muertos (or Day of the Dead, November 1-2) is one of my favorite holidays…. I love the colorful imagery and the focus on honoring loved ones who have died. So when one of my students requested that we do a ‘Sugar Skull’ project in ceramics […] ]]> 1