top of page

Día de los Muertos 2022

Free (with subscription)

Nov 1 - 3

Any time

ABCmouse

Yearly

ABCmouse celebrates Día de los Muertos (the Day of the Dead) with videos and ebooks. You'll learn spanish words like ofrendas (home altar), calaveras (skull), calacas (skeleton), and pan de muerto (bread of the dead). You'll discover the significance behind marigolds, an orange or yellow flower used to help guide spirits. You'll witness beautifully prepared sugar skulls, which are used for decorations and snacks.


Although holiday symbols include skeletons, skulls, costumes, and honoring the dead, the Mexican holiday is not meant to be spooky -- like Halloween. Instead it's a colorful and joyful way to welcome the deceased back for a day (or three). The holiday honors family members who have passed on by decorating altars and graves with photos, foods and other items their loved ones loved. There is music, dancing, costumes and parades the first few days of November. It's also celebrated in the United States and Central America.


ABCmouse celebrates Día de los Muertos (the Day of the Dead)

Photo: ABCmouse Home Page


What is ABCmouse?


ABCmouse is an online learning academy for kids ages 2 to 8. If you don't have a subscription to the platform, don't worry. You can try it free for 30-days. If you need help finding the content we described, feel free to use the search tool. It's located on the top panel and looks like a magnifying glass.



ABCmouse search tool

Photo: ABCmouse Search Tool


The two ebooks on ABCmouse are also available (for free) at the Boston Public Library...



Other titles you can borrow (from the library) are...


Books You May Love...

The following stories are geared towards younger readers and families who love picture books.

Boston Month-By-Month

Family Fun Blog Posts Banner.png

More Events You May Love...

About FamilyFun

We're collecting cool experiences in (and around) the city -- and sharing them with you! Think of us as matchmakers between awesome programming and young families looking to create sweet memories! 

If you're ever looking for kid-friendly events — we’ll be here!! You can visit our calendar anytime to find tons of free (and close to free) things to do in Boston.


While we try our best to update content, information changes faster than we can keep up. For example, events have been cancelled or postponed due to weather and/or other emergencies. We may also unintentionally make a mistake. Please confirm details before heading out with your little one(s). You can do so by clicking on the "source" button below the map above. If you choose to sign up for different events, the organizations will often reach out to you directly.

Event images belong to their respective owners and are used under CC BY-SA 3.0. If you know of an event you think our visitors will love, please let us know here.  And if we listed your event and you would like it removed, please reach out here.

bottom of page