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Melanie Stuart-Campbell

Celebrating Día de Los Muertos: History, Traditions, and Activities - A Holiday Book for Kids


Celebrate Día de los Muertos with this fun introduction for kids ages 6 to 9

Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, is a holiday that celebrates loved ones who have passed on. This engaging book for kids explains the history, traditions, and customs of Día de los Muertos. It also includes activities that encourage kids to celebrate at home or in their communities.

  • Celebratory traditions-Kids will learn how Día de los Muertos is celebrated across the world, with parades, storytelling, music, and food.
  • A variety of activities-From baking pan de muerto (or "bread of the dead") to creating paper marigold flowers, kids can get festive in lots of hands-on ways.
  • Fun facts and illustrations-Colorful pictures and thought-provoking facts help kids discover new things about Día de los Muertos.

Inspire kids to explore Día de los Muertos with this vibrant and lighthearted Day of the Dead book.


About the Author

MELANIE STUART-CAMPBELL is also the author of Alba, the South American Street Dog, Learn Spanish with Pictures, and A Spanish Workbook for Kids. She is an instructional specialist and advocate for the Kansas Migrant Education Program, working with many people who celebrate Día de los Muertos. She also teaches online Spanish classes to kids on the website Outschool.