OK, we admit it. We LOVE piñatas! No matter what the occasion, a piñata will guarantee a smashing good time! The colourful cardboard creation provides decoration AND entertainment all in one (and that’s before the yummy treats go flying in the air).
Because the making is just as much fun as the breaking, here are 13 DIY piñatas for your next bash.
Tackle that taco!
Incy wincy POW
We’ll take a slice
Can’t touch this
Whether you’re dancing at a desert-themed disco or throwing a Mexican fiesta, a cactus piñata is a must. Cardboard, tape and paper fringe are all you need for this prickly fella, then fill with treats before your swarm of mini sombreros come running. (via Peachy Cheek)
Pull that string
For tots and toddlers too young for swinging bats, this pull piñata garland is perfect. Follow the instructions to create individual piñatas then simply hang side by side (or group together) to form a colourful centrepiece for the celebrations. (via Love and Cupcakes Blog)
If the famous building blocks are a favourite amongst your youngsters, this LEGO piñata will make their day! Rummage through your recycling for old nappy boxes and tin cans, wrap in tissue paper and decorate to your heart’s content. Stuff with sweeties and hang before those hungry little humans see their surprise. (via Delia Creates)
Iddy biddy babies
Feeling fruity? Soak up the summer sun with a slice of summer fun! This watermelon piñata has fresh and festive written all over it – We can’t wait to see what tasty treats are inside. (via Oh Happy Day)
If starting small is more your thing, here’s a tiny piñata DIY to get you on the right track. With a pull down string and a smaller container for treats, a little number like this is perfect for bambino’s first birthday. (via Happy Thought)
We’ve found a perfectly round, coloured piñata that can be put together in under 30 minutes. It’s super simple to assemble, making it the perfect pre-party craft for the tribe to help with too! Co-ordinate colours with your party theme and it’s good to go! (via Pretty Little Party Shop)