101 E . al, Beaufort St., Norm 1 176 6 IL El Día De Los Muertos w.C w •w Saturday, November 1 h eum.net • (309 er yMus ) 433 v o c - 3 44 is D s n 4 e r d il • 12:OO- 3:OO p.m. Free with Museum Admission Museum Admission: $7 per person (Children under 2 are Free) Visit the CDM for our 2nd Annual El Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Celebration! El Día de los Muertos is a traditional festival celebrated or recognized in various ways in late October and early November in Latin America and by some Latino communities and families. Bring your family and have fun making traditional crafts such as punched paper, sugar skulls, tissue paper marigolds, and shadow box skeletons. Listen to bi-lingual storytelling and learn more about El Día de los Muertos. Cempasúchil (Marigolds) Shadow Box Calacas (skeletons) Make tissue paper marigold flowers, like real Make a scene in a shadow box with a fun flowers dropped in paths to guide visiting souls skeleton. Whimsical skeletons are called from and to the cemetery. calacas in some places. Papel Picado (Punched Paper) Papel Picado decorates family homes during El Día de los Muertos. Cut shapes into the colorful flag-shaped tissue paper. Then take them home, string together and decorate your Calaveras de Azúcar (Sugar Skulls) Decorate sugar skulls in festive patterns. Skulls and bones traditionally symbolize death. Sugar figures have been part of El Día de los Muertos celebrations for hundreds of years. own house. Children’s Discover y Museum is part of the Town of Normal Parks and Recreation Dept.
© Copyright 2017 ExploreDoc