'Once Upon a True Story' with Miss Mel on Facebook Live
Ever imagine you are an astronaut, a scientist, or an artist? Let's learn about someone new from history through an amazing selection of children's picture book biographies. Today, Miss Mel will be reading the inspiring artistic book, ‘Funny Bones: Posada and His Day of the Dead Calaveras’ written and illustrated by Duncan Tonatiuh. Through our book today we will be learning about the Mexican artist, Jose Guadalupe Posada and how his prints and drawings have become synonymous with Mexico’s Dia de Muertos (Day of the Dead). Dia de Muertos is a Mexican Holiday which celebrates, honors, and remembers our ancestors and those who have left earth, but are forever in our hearts. Check out this link https://homeschoolsuperfreak.com/dia-de-los-muertos-activities-day-of-the-dead-for-homeschool/ which includes 24 Day of the Dead kid friendly activities and cool facts about this traditional Mexican Holiday. Also, check out this link https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/explore/celebrations/day-of-the-dead/ from National Geographic Kids plum full of absolutely amazing kid friendly facts all about the Day of the Dead.