It started with a party

Who knew that kids can actually learn something during their Halloween parties?

Our little monster came home knowing all the Spanish equivalents for MOUSE (ratón), PUMPKIN (calabaza), and SPIDER (araña) on Friday. These were prizes for the Halloween party at school.

Today we decorated skulls at home to kick off Day of the Dead. It was the first thing he told me this morning when he woke for school, “Mom, today is Day of the Dead.” It’s going to be a great week. The promise of this little project was the only thing to get him out of his funk because I made him leave school on time today. Friday, school let out at 2:30 and we finally left at 6:00 and he was still disappointed. Seriously!

In honor of All Saints Day, here’s our first skull:

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