Looking for the perfect Day of the Dead videos to show in class to capture the essence of this colorful holiday? Look no further! Here are our favorites!
Before we get started, be sure to grab this free Day of the Dead vocab sheet and word scramble to accompany the videos. It’s in the World Language Cafe Free Resource Library (along with 25 other free resources).
Day of the Dead Videos in English
1. Love how the music captures the beauty and love surrounding Day of the Dead. 4 min.
2. A more traditional video explaining the history and origins of Day of the Dead. 4 min.
3. A more thorough explanation of Day of the Dead and its traditions. 9 min.
Day of the Dead Videos in Spanish
- Mexico Day of the Dead tourism video. Show the beauty of Mexico combined with colorful images from the Day of the Dead parade. 2 min.
2. 10 Interesting Facts about Day of the Dead. 6 min.
3. A more thorough explanation of Day of the Dead and its traditions. 10 min.
4. The trailer for Coco, Disney’s movie about Day of the Dead. 5 min.
5. The Day of the Dead parade in Mexico. Beautiful costumes that showcase the traditions. 3 min.
Looking for more Day of the Dead resources? Check out these blog posts from your favorite Secondary Spanish Space authors.
Hope all these ideas help you have the best Día de los Muertos ever with your Spanish students!