Challenge 3!

This part of the website is for you to explore the history and practices related to the Day of the Dead.

You may want to find a partner or a group of students to work with.

Challenge 3:

Create an altar honoring someone who has died. Write a message to this person. Photograph the altar you’ve created and share it at this post or at the Discussion and Activity Board.

Think about:

  • What would you want to communicate to this person?
  • What objects would you place on the altar?
  • Why would certain objects be important?

Learn more at:

Lawndale Art Center’s Teacher’s Resource Page

Lawndale Art Center (click Events on top and then Day of the Dead on left)

Photos from Lawndale Art Center’s Day of the Dead 2009

Day of the Dead at AZ Central

Day of the Dead information

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