Sugar Skulls for Dia de los Muertos

Sugar Skulls for Dia de los Muertos craft

Celebrate Mexico’s Day of the Dead by making your very own replicas of sugar skulls!

  • 1.

    Crumple up a large ball of aluminum foil for the base of each skull. With your fingers, press in nose holes and eye sockets.

  • 2.

    Roll a large ball of white Crayola Model Magic® modeling compound into a flat sheet. Completely cover your aluminum foil with the Model Magic, blending in the edges with your fingers.

  • 3.

    Pick your favorite colors of Crayola Glitter Glue to color in the eye sockets, nose holes, and outlines for the teeth. Complete your sugar skull by adding embellishments such as dots and swirls. Model Magic dries to the touch overnight and dries complete in 2 or 3 days. Display your sugar skull where everyone can enjoy this popular tradition.