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Small altar of the dead

Objectives

Discover the Mexican tradition around the Mexican celebration of the Day of the Dead.
Provide space for intercultural rapprochement around the subject of death.
Make a small “altar” for Day of the Dead.

Age group

From 5 years old

Transport to the Altars of the Dead – 15 min
Guided tour – 30 min
Presentation of the animators and the activity – 5 min
Creation of the elements – 30 min
Conclusion  – 10 min
Transport to school  – 15 min

Materials (provided): Construction cardboard, glue sticks, stickers , scissors, sugar paste.

What are we doing there?

The activity begins with an explanation of this Mexican tradition. Later, the children will create a cardboard skull with the principle of symmetry, which they will decorate in the traditional Mexican way. They will also make paper flowers, sugary fruits, a small frame to stick a photo, and papel picado (cut paper). Children can take their small altar home or create a larger one with the group.

Skills developed
L’analyse
Pensée critique
Enrichissement de connaissance
Communication
Respect
Other activities of this workshop series:

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