How to Make a Papel Picado | Mexican Folk Art

TRADITIONAL MEXICAN PAPEL PICADO Papel picado is a traditional Mexican craft that features colorful paper sheets with intricate cut-out details. It was made by stacking many sheets of paper and... Learn More



Cinco de Mayo | 5 Tips to Share Cultural Appreciation with your Students

Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner. Do you have any special projects or activities planned? Celebrating Cinco de Mayo in the art room can be a lot of... Learn More

Day of the Dead Catrina Marker Drawings & Celebration Altar

Ready to create beautiful artwork for Day of the Dead? Grab your markers, sheets of white paper, a few crayons (and your kids) and let’s celebrate the Day of the... Learn More

Creating a Papel Picado Collage with Painted Paper | Day of the Dead Celebration

What do alters, sugar skulls, marigolds and sweet treats have in common? If you guessed that they’re important parts of celebrating Day of the Dead, you’re right! Día de Muertos... Learn More

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month: Contemporary Artists Your Students Will Love

From September 15th to October 15th, we celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month. It’s a great opportunity for art teachers and students to dive into the cultures and traditions of Spain,... Learn More

Mexican Folk Art: Symmetrical Floral Designs using Markers

Inspired by the beautiful symmetrical floral designs found in Mexican Folk Art, this lesson uses the simplest of materials, but the end result is anything but simple! The secret ingredient... Learn More




Sugar Skulls & Day of the Dead Art Ideas

Day of the Dead is a Mexican holiday celebrated on November 2nd. The holiday focuses on the gathering of family and friends to pray for and remember loved ones who have died, and... Learn More

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Sugar Skull Line Drawings & Collage

SUGAR SKULL LINE DRAWINGS Sugar skull line drawings are a great lesson in which to teach symmetry, line and pattern, plus a dive into the South American culture. The Sugar Skull is a... Learn More




Dia de los Muertos Art Project

One of the most popular celebrations in Central and South America is Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead. It is a special day to remember loved ones... Learn More


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