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Sugar Skull coloring pages feature my newest collection of beautifully patterned skulls for your coloring pleasure. These sugar skulls are intricately drawn and fascinating to color whether or not you celebrate día de los muertos.
RELATED: Here at Skip to My Lou, curating coloring pages for you is such a pleasure because I know how relaxing and calming coloring can be. For more coloring relaxation, take a look at these collections, too: Koala Coloring Pages and Sloth Coloring Pages.
Supplies For Sugar Skull Coloring Pages
- White printer paper
- Non-toxic crayons for toddlers, or…
- Your favorite way to color: crayons, colored pencils, thin markers, tempura paint, watercolors…
- Optional: You may want scissors or safety scissors for kids and glue sticks, glue dots or my favorite glue gun if you’re using these coloring pages for a project
Instructions for Day of the Dead FREE Coloring Pages
Simply click on your favorite skull below to download the PDF file to your computer, save and print it! You could download them all and make your own sugar skulls coloring book.
Sugar Skull Coloring Sheets
These detailed sugar skulls are perfect for older kids, teens, and adults. So grab some crayons, colored pencils, or markers and get coloring.
Suggestions for Using Dia De Los Muertos Coloring Pages
There are so many ways you can use these free printable sheets! Use these coloring pages for adults and older children to entertain, educate and enhance your day of the dead activities.
Entertain your guests by making coloring books for adults and kids. So, be sure to provide brightly colored pens, pencils, or markers if your want to re-create the festive colors!
Educate your guests and enhance your event on Dia de Los Muertos with these facts:
What is the Day of the Dead?
Day of the Dead, or día de Muertos is not Halloween, in case you were wondering. The Mexican holiday is a remembrance of the lives of loved ones who have passed.
When is the Day of the Dead?
It is celebrated on November 2nd.
What is an Offrenda?
The central focus altar or table where the deceased’s photos and favorite foods are placed is called an offrenda. There are also items representing fire, water, earth, and wind.
What are Day of the Dead Symbols?
Besides brightly colored sugar skulls, other symbols seen during Dia de los Muertos are Monarch butterflies and Mexican marigolds.
RELATED: Interested in drawing your own skull? Here is an easy skull drawing tutorial.
Before you Go
I hope you enjoyed the Day of the Dead coloring pages as much as I enjoyed curating them. It is fascinating to learn how other cultures honor their loved ones who are no longer with us. So, as you plan gatherings for your loved ones still here or passed on, please cherish the ones you hold dear, and perhaps you will find some of these links useful!