I adore this movie. And I cry. A lot. It’s a perfect way to introduce the Day of the Dead to your kids.
Here is the link for the downloadable materials. (Again, please let me know if you have any problems so I can fix it!)
|Watch movie||Remember the dead||Bake traditional Mexican food||Learn about Dia de Los Muertos||Flex|
Ballet and martial arts on alternate days
Singing, listening to different pieces, learning piano
The project she is working on (currently she is making herself a poncho)
We talk about the days of the week and play games with the cutouts of the names. We do the same thing with the names of the months of the year. You can find the print-outs here.
Counting objects/math-type activities
Count flowers/petals and group them (fake flowers or real)
Count and group nuts
Remember the dead: go through old photo albums
Bake traditional Mexican food (link to 15 traditional recipes)
Learn about Dia de Los Muertos (+ watch Elena of Avalor special episode)
Next week: Abominable