How to Make a Pumpkin Pinata

There are two ways to make a homemade piñata; you can paper-mache a balloon, or you can use cardboard and tape.  For piñatas that are meant to be round you would more than likely choose the paper-mache version, however if you are looking for a custom shape, then cardboard and tape is the way to go.  In this tutorial I'm going to show you how to make a pumpkin piñata using cardboard and tape. What you will need: Cardboard (not too thick or stiff) Orange and black crepe paper streamers Black card Elmer's school glue Tape Scissors X-ACTO knife Cable tie [sc:adsense ] To make: Step 1: Make sure your cardboard isn't too stiff.  You want kids to be able to break it open, so test out a small area that you don't need first to make sure that it will break. The … [Read more...]