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Day of the Dead

Day of the Dead, also known as Día de los Muertos, is a celebration of life and death that originated in Mexico. It is celebrated on November 1 and 2. These worksheets can be used to help teach students about the holiday.

Day of the Dead Worksheets


Find the words from the word bank in the puzzle. All of the words have something to do with the Day of the Dead.
2nd through 5th Grades
Common Core
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Math Worksheets

Find the sums for these 3-digit addition problems. Then use the answers to put the puzzle together and see what this Day of the Dead mystery picture looks like.
3rd and 4th Grades
Solve the 3-digit subtraction problems and use the answers to find out what the puzzle picture looks like.
3rd and 4th Grades
Solve the multiplication problems and use the answers to piece together the puzzle and reveal the Day of the Dead mystery picture.
3rd and 4th Grades

Reading Comprehension

Students can read this article about the Day of the Dead and answer the reading comprehension questions. The worksheet includes a crossword vocabulary activity and a writing prompt.
5th Grade

Coloring Pages

This coloring page shows two skeletons playing music and dancing.
Use this coloring page as a fun supplemental activity for students learning about Day of the Dead.
This skull coloring page also features cacti, flowers, and other designs commonly seen in artwork related to the Day of the Dead.
This coloring page has a dog and a cat decorated with a design style commonly associated with the Day of the Dead.
See also:
Halloween Worksheets

Have a spook-tacular Halloween with these fun math worksheets, puzzles, games, coloring pages, reading comprehension passages, and classroom activities.

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Day of the Dead Reading Worksheet

Day of the Dead Coloring Sheet

Printable Day of the Dead Activities

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