Mexican God's Eye
This beautiful craft is made from thread and two sticks.
Recommended for age 7+ (or 5+ with help).
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.
Recommended for age 8+ (or 3+ with help).
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.
Recommended for age 4+ (or 3+ with help).
A simple Jaguar mask made from card.
Recommended for age 7+ (or 4+ with help).
A rainstick made from a kitchen roll inner and paper clips. Fairly simple to make but requires a little patience.
Recommended for age 9+.
Vampire Bat Puppet
Make a vampire bat finger puppet. Glued rather than stitched.
Recommended for age 8+ (or 5+ with help).