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    Design Your Own Día de los Muertos Sugar Skull

    Donald Bell
    Published on - October 28, 2019 by Donald Bell

    Teachers & Parents, Inspiration

    Designed in Tinkercad by artist and educator Corinne Takara, this Día de los Muertos decorated sugar skull (also known as a calavera) was created as part of a student workshop. By copying and tinkering the existing design, students could personalize their calavera to honor a special person in their lives.


    We love that this project has a great hook for students on a personal and cultural level. It’s also a great introduction to the workplane tool, which allows you to place and build designs on the surface of other objects (in this case, a skull). 

    You can find Corinne’s full guide on Instructables. Searching for “sugarskull” in the Tinkercad gallery will also show you a wonderful assortment of student designs.

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    Do you have an awesome calavera design to show us? How about a similar “copy and tinker” design kit you use with your students? Tell us about it on Twitter or Instagram so we can share your work with the Tinkercad community.