Make a Sugar Skull for Day of the Dead

With DIY craft kit delivered to you

Make your own Mexican skull for the day of the dead


Viva Los Muertos

Viva Los Muertos

5.0 stars (13+)

1.5 hours Class size 5 to 30     label £30


This is a ClassBento virtual Live/Box class! From the comfort of your home, share an artisan experience with your friends, family or colleagues, or enjoy with like-minded others. Our Live/Box classes have been featured on The Guardian, TimeOut, GQ, Daily Mirror, The Metro, and more. Here's how it works:

  1. Request your preferred time
  2. We'll deliver a ClassBento Box to you - this is a physical DIY craft kit containing the materials you'll need. Shipping is free, and it should arrive within 2 to 4 business days. We ship nationwide.
  3. Enjoy the online class. After booking, you'll receive a link to a Zoom meeting. At the time of the class, use that link to join. During the class, you can easily ask questions and get immediate responses. Zoom is free and easy to use, on any device. You're in control of your privacy - you can mute yourself and hide your webcam if and when you prefer.

Have a Coco inspired fiesta and Decorate a Traditional Mexican sugar skull, mask and make traditional Marigold flowers! Add some Mexican flair to the UK this Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) or any time of year.

This live online class will not only guide you through the steps to decorate a sugar skull, but it will also teach you about the Mexican tradition of an Ofrenda and enlighten you if you wonder "what is the Day of the Dead?"

An Ofrenda is a Mexican traditional display for families remember those they loved who have died. Add the skulls to your own Ofrenda as well as the pictures of your loved ones that have passed away.

As you make this amazing DIY craft, you can unwind and have fun designing and decorating it however you wish. Play with the bright and colourful icing and take some time to remember those you've loved and lost. This is a fun cultural indoor activity that you will find very relaxing.


Knowledge Required
This class is beginner-friendly.
 
What you'll get in your craft kit
  • A handmade authentic sugar skull (non-edible)
  • Piping icings (non-edible)
  • Decorating Foil
  • Sugar skull mask and elastic
  • Pens
  • Tissue Paper and wire
  • Skull lollipop
  • Instruction sheet
What you'll need
Nothing but their creativity!
 
Suitable for

This Box and Live class is a great indoor activity idea for virtual team building activities at home.

Your teacher
Viva Los Muertos
Viva Los Muertos

5.0 stars (13+)

DANIELLE GREENWOOD
I grew up in El Paso, Texas which is the border town to Mexico but now reside in Bristol, England. My childhood was immersed in Catholic and Mexican culture which has influenced my art. People ask 'why skulls and what is your fascination with death?'.

The simple answer is that I have sadly experienced many losses from death in my 45 years on this earth. Each death has taught me something new about life and myself. I could spend my life mourning the death of my father, brother, aunt, best friends and grandparents but I choose to celebrate their life through an ornate skull that symbolises all that they were. I believe in the Mexican celebration 'Dia De Los Muertos' and all that it stands for. There is so much beauty in humans and that does not need to be lost because the body is no longer with us. I have taken many commissions from people who have lost loved ones and created a unique skull to capture the beauty of the person whom has passed.

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