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Add the details.
Punch a hole through the top with a screwdriver.
Use cable or rope to create the handle to hang it
HANDY HINT let the glue dry overnight before pushing through to create a hole
Turn over and repeat the process
If you didn't have sweets to hand you could cut a trapdoor at the top or side so you can push sweeties through at the end
Paint glue over an entire face.
Working from the bottom,
stick down the feathered strips.
Overlap each strip a little way around the edge
Unwrap the un-snipped strip
and use glue to attach it to the edge
Cut crepe paper into 3cm strips
Leave one whole
With the others, cut 2cm snips all the way along
They create a feathered look when opened out.
Be careful to not cut all the way across.
For older kids / adults consider even more reinforcing by adding more tape.
If you want super strength
you could use heavier cardboard like the boxes supermarkets use to stack items.
Add extra tape around the top.
The rope will go through here
and the piñata will hang from this.
It creates a weak spot - especially if you have heavy sweets or lots of them
For children older than 5 years consider adding extra strips around the edge to reinforce it and make it last longer
Secure the lid on with tape
Place the sweets inside
Cut strips about 5cm wide
Weave them between the tabs
Use tape to fix securely all the way round
Again, have the plain cardboard facing outwards and the pictures on the inside
Fold back the tabs
HANDY HINT : have the plain side facing outwards to reduce the chance of any pattern showing through the crepe paper covering at the end
Cut chunks out around the shape
to create tabs
Leave a 2cm gap as you cut around the line to allow for making some tabs
Step by Step Guide
How to Build a Pinata
Draw around a template 2 times on cereal boxes to create
the back and front of the pinata
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