Dia de los Muertos

LAII: K12 Educators: Día de los Muertos

In partnership with the National Hispanic Cultural Center, the LAII developed a curriculum guide to provide hands-on art activities and literacy exercises to bring Día de los Muertos to the classroom.  In addition, the NHCC developed a visually rich website to explore the rituals of remembrance and historical origins of the holiday. For more information, see the complete table of contents.


 UPDATE: Este plan de estudios ahora también está disponible en español. / This curriculum is now also available in Spanish.

The complete guide is available for downloading or previewing. We have also separated the individual lessons plans (below) for quick reference.

Complementary Resources

In addition to the curriculum guide, the LAII was proud to support the NHCC in developing a visually-rich and informative website which explores the rituals of remembrance and historical origins associated with the holiday. We encourage you to visit the full website or browse for the most relevant section below.