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SUGAR SKULLS Click on the YELLOW SKULL below for a link to How TO MAKE SUGAR SKULLS!


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I'm a Calavera

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HOW TO MAKE SUGAR SKULLS & MORE!


Los Barriletes- Kites
Guatemalan Day of Dead Kite

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CATRINA

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FRIDA KAHLO



Day of the Dead - Dia de los Muertos - Glossary - azcentral.com


arco - decorated arch sometimes placed on the graves or on the altar de muertos
atole - an ancient drink made from corn meal and water and flavored with various fruits

calacas - whimsical skeleton figures that represent death
calavera - a skull; also a slang term for "daredevil"
calaveras - songs and poems about the festival



calaveritas de azúcar - sugar skulls made for the Día de los Muertos
careta - mask worn by dancers to scare the dead away at the end of the celebrations


catrina - Famed Día de los Muertos artist José Guadalupe Posada's icon of death. Catrina means "a wealthy woman" and it is said in a sarcastic manner.


cempazuchitl - a yellow marigold, the symbol of death, also known as cempasuchil or zempasuchitl


copalli - a scented resin used to make incense
Día de los Muertos - Day of the Dead
Día Todos los Santos - All Saints' Day
golletes - a doughnut shaped bread, glazed with pink-colored sugar and placed on the altar
Iluminación - the ceremony that takes place in the cemetary, where hundreds of candles are lit to guide the souls to their altars
mole - a thick sauce made from a variety of ingredients, including chilis, sesame seeds, herbs, spices, chocolate and fruit
ofrenda - an offering; refers to the goods set out on the altars

pan de los muertos - bread of the dead



papel picado - colorful tissue paper with intricate, festive designs cut out


LINK TO RECIPE FOR CURRICULUM FAIR...
http://www.seriouseats.com/recipes/2009/10/cakespy-frida-kahlos-pan-de-muerto-recipe.html

http://www.dayofthedead.com/