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how do i make a home made pinyta'

i want to makea pinyata' for a b-day party,if anyone has any ideas i would be thankfull.jenna

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Asked by jennaweeks at 5:43 PM on Aug. 21, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • We usually blow up a large size balloon, cover it in vegetable oil. Next, mix 1 cup flour with 2 cups water. Dip small 1" x 6" pieces of newspaper in the mixture and attach it to the balloon. Cover the entire surface. Let dry over night. Repeat 2 more times. After 3 layers have been applied and it is dry, decorate the outside, pop the balloon inside, and fill!

    Answer by Courtney610 at 5:50 PM on Aug. 21, 2010

  • blow a balloon up as big as you want the inside of the pinata. then cut strips of newspaper. make a glue mixture of glue and water like 2 (glue) - 1 (water). either dip or paint the glue onto the newspaper and stick them all over the balloon . repeat until well covered. let harden. once hard and dry paint and decorate it. when that drys pop the balloon and fill with goodies. use the open are to rig up a device to hold your pinata and let the kids go to town swinging at it.
    this is how we used to make them when I was little with my Aunt...tons of fun!

    Answer by OBImomma at 5:52 PM on Aug. 21, 2010

  • •Cardboard boxes
    •Masking tape
    •Scotch tape
    •Yellow tissue paper
    •Black tissue paper
    •Craft knife
    •Craft glue
    •Small dish
    •Sponge brush
    •Large round platter or lid
    •Drinking glass
    •Candy and small prizes
    •Upholstery needle and cording
    A birthday party just wouldn't be a birthday party without a piñata. Cardboard piñatas are easy to make and are a project that children like to be involved in. The basic construction of the cardboard piñata is made using old cardboard boxes. The cardboard can be cut and molded into the shape that you desire for your piñata and then covered with colorful tissue paper. The basic shape will not look pretty, but the colored tissue paper will cover the cardboard completely. The most

    Answer by Gracelynn2011 at 5:54 PM on Aug. 21, 2010

  • we did the balloon and news paper thing with laundry starch... then covered it in paper ... how ever you spell it...Muh-shay, lol. I tried. Spell check was no help.

    Answer by But_Mommie at 5:58 PM on Aug. 21, 2010

  • LOL, But Mommue. It is spelled mache.

    Answer by Courtney610 at 6:02 PM on Aug. 21, 2010

  • thank you all for your answers they r all great thank you much,jenna

    Comment by jennaweeks (original poster) at 6:02 PM on Aug. 21, 2010

  • Plastic milk jug
    8-10 brown paper bags 9 cut into 3 or 4 large strips
    elmers glue
    colored stretch streamers (choice)of color
    Using layers of brown paper strips/ large pcs, wrap onto outter jug, glue inbetween each layer.
    Let dry for 2 or 3 days depending upon thickness of glue
    Lastly wrap the colored strips of streamers over entire pinata


    Answer by coffeeyum at 6:15 PM on Aug. 21, 2010

  • Cut a strip straight edge down one side of entire jug and cut it open, remover the wrapping in one piece carefully.
    Staple the side back together after filling by laying it on one side to fill.

    Answer by coffeeyum at 6:18 PM on Aug. 21, 2010

  • i do like the one with cardboard boxes cause i can do things like thomas the train,and others,but all were good i thought that me and grandma did it with glue and water,newspaper,so i'm glad that yall could help me thanks,jenna

    Comment by jennaweeks (original poster) at 6:38 PM on Aug. 21, 2010

  • If you try the mache, don't make it too thick. I say this from personal experience, we made our Halloween witch so thick my husband ended up having to cut it open... lol

    Answer by warrenfamily95 at 9:25 PM on Aug. 21, 2010

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