We have a lovely Day of the Dead coloring book for you today – and the best thing about it; it is completely free! There are some wonderful designs in here for Dia de Los Muertos coloring – something to add even more brightness to an already colorful day. There are actually 20 designs for you in the eBook.
There are a number of designs within this book:
- Fabulous dancing flower skeleton couple,
- Made up skeleton face,
- Sombrero 1,
- Flower skull 1,
- Flower skull 2,
- Simple mandala with flower skulls in sombreros,
- Flower skull 3
- Sombrero 2, and
- Flower skull 4.
- Flower skull 5,
- Flower skull, with a cross in its forehead,
- Spooky top hat,
- Made up skeleton face,
- Flower skill 6,
- Another flower skull with a cross on its forehead,
- Flower skull 7,
- Another mandala with flower skills in sombreros, and
- Flower skull 8.
There are some gorgeous designs here – if you don’t believe me – take a look for yourself at some of the pictures within the gallery below.
We think these are lovely and perfect to colour in for Day of the Dead – just some gorgeous designs for you.
Day of the Dead Coloring Book: But what is Day of the Dead
For those of your not in the U.S or Mexico, and we do have readers across the globe; you might not have heard of Day of the Dead. So what is it all about?
This is a festival, based on the Catholic All Saints Day, and originated in Mexico. It is a multi-day festival of celebrations. With family and friends gathering together and celebrating the lives of those no longer with them. It is a day to celebrate life, rather than to mourn the dead, and considered to be a way of remembering family members with positivity and fun.
In spanish speaking countries, the day is know as Día de los Muertos.
In Mexico, the festival lasts three days, and families visit cemeteries to be with their relatives, and create altars to the dead within the grounds. Nowadays, relatives tend to drink the favourite drinks of their relatives, and recall funny stories about them to keep the mood light, and amusing.
We hope that you enjoy this Day of the Dead coloring book, and that it adds to either celebrations for the festival, or helps you to entertain the kids.
To download the coloring book. just click on the circular image below.
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