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Painted Skulls
Painted Skulls
Make skull shapes from salt dough (you can do this by hand or by using a skull shaped cookie cutter). Use brightly coloured paint to decorate your skull in the style of the Mexican Day of the Dead.
Sugar Skull
Sugar Skull
In Mexico decorated sugar skulls are used as part of the Day of the Dead festival. Make a skull shape from fondant icing or white chocolate moulding paste. Use icing pens and small sweets to decorate.
Dancing Skeleton
Dancing Skeleton
Use split pins to attach together, making sure the hole is slightly lose. When you swing your skeleton the arms and legs will sway as though he is dancing.