Sugar Skulls

Sugar Skulls

What You'll Need:

Crayola® Model Magic (White)
Crayola® Glitter Glue
Crayola® SuperTips Washable Markers

Courtesy of Crayola®
Difficulty Level: Beginner
Approximate Time: 45 Minutes (Not Including Drying Time)

How to Make a Sugar Skull for Dia de los Muertos

Celebrate Mexico's Day of the Dead by making your very own replicas of sugar skulls, courtesy of Crayola®! Use molding clay and colorful markers to create a festive decoration for the season!
  • 1 Create the skull

    Form a large ball of white Model Magic® and with your fingers, press in the nose holes and eye sockets.

  • 2 Continue shaping the skull

    Blend in the edges with your fingers and shape until a skull shape is formed.

  • 3 Decorate the skull

    Pick your favorite colors of Crayola® Glitter Glue and SuperTips to color in the eye sockets, nose holes and outlines for the teeth. Complete your sugar skull by adding embellishments such as dots and swirls.

    Model Magic® dries to the touch overnight and dries complete in 2 or 3 days. Display your sugar skull where everyone can enjoy this popular tradition!