Free Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Animal Printables Colouring Pages for Kids

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Day of the Dead is a joyful time that helps people remember the deceased and celebrate their memory. These free Dia De Los Muertos animal printables are an easy way to celebrate Dia De Los Muertos with your kids. Print them out and decorate them to make your own Dia De Los Muertos decoration or cards for family and friends.

Dia de los Muertos greeting card lettering inscription.

What is Dia De Los Muertos?

It merges All Souls’ Day, a holiday that Spanish invaders brought to Mexico and the ancient Aztec custom of celebrating ancestors.

Dia de Los Muertos is lively Mexican celebration where families honor their ancestors. 

When is Dia De Los Muertos Celebrated?

It is celebrated mostly in Mexico on November 1 and 2.

Participants in traditional clothing during Dia de los Muertos Mexican carnival. Sugar skull makeup. Day of The Dead parade

How do People Celebrate Dia De Los Muertos?

The celebration starts at home with an altar filled with candles. The candles are used to help light the way so spirits are able to find their way back to their family members. The favorite foods of the deceased are also left at the alter or items beloved such as a books.

Dia De Los Muertos Crafts for Kids

Check out this post for fun and creative crafts and activities for Dia De Los Muertos.

How to Get the Free Dia De Los Muertos Animal Printables

To get the Dia De Los Muertos animal printables, simply click on link to download the colouring page you want. Get one or all of them! These printables are for your own personal use only and may not be reproduced for commercial or other purposes.

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3 comments on “Free Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Animal Printables Colouring Pages for Kids”

  1. Hello, I am not able to get the free printable, can you please help me? My school is having a day of the dead family night and I want students to make these, thanks.

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      Mandisa Watts

      Hi Julianna, I just checked the post and I was able to download the content. Are you clicking the smaller download icon below the picture? Once you click this is should work. If not please email me at [email protected] and I will send them to you directly. Thanks!