Easy pinata in a shape of a gift

Super fast and easy pinata with ribbon

I love colorful pinatas and the joy they give kids. The sparkle in the eyes, smiling faces, squeals of joy and enthusiastic jumps fully compensate for the work put into creating a pinata. Today I show you how to make super easy pinata with ribbon 😀

🇵🇱 Polish version: Super szybka i łatwa piniata z kokardą

Easy pinata

What materials do you need to make a pinata?

  • Cardboard box in the size similar to the size of your pinata.
  • Color tissue paper – for this pinata I used 3 rolls of purple tissue paper
  • Paper tape
  • Paper glue
  • Rope
  • Adhesive tape to strengthen the rope attachment
  • Scissors
Supplies for lego pinata

How to make the easy pinata?

Making a pinata starts with preparing a shape from a cardboard. For this pinata, you need a cube-shaped cardboard. It is best to cut the strong seams of the packing tape and stick it in several places with the paper tape so that the pinata is not too strong.

Then tie a string. It’s a good idea to reinforce the holes with duct tape so that the string doesn’t cut the cardboard.

Make a window, if you plan to fill the pinata afterwards.

Fastening the rope to the pinata

Decorating with tissue paper

I covered the bottom of the box with tissue paper, later I attached the tail.

Bottom of pinata decorated with tissue paper

The next step is to decorate the pinata with color tissue paper.

  • Cut about 6 cm from a roll of tissue paper
  • Unfold the top layer so that a flat stack of several layers of paper is created
  • Cut at the edges leaving about 1.5 cm uncut
  • Then cut the tissue paper along the entire length
  • Finally, unfold the paper strip

Cover the entire cardboard box with the prepared strips of tissue paper. Glue the strips every 1-2 cm, first in the front and sides, and then on the back.

And the final touch – the ribbon 🙂

Pinata with ribbon

Pinata’s tail

This time I didn’t make the tail, but now I regret 😛 Tail optically enlarges the pinata and beautifully waves in the wind. To make a tail:

  1. Cut pieces of tissue paper about 1 cm wide
  2. Dissolve the paper
  3. Catch it half
  4. Stick to the pinata’s the base. I forgot to prepare the mount, so I had to put on a wooden peg 🙂

Super easy pinata is ready, let’s play!

Playing with pinata involves hitting it with a wooden stick until it falls apart and reveals its contents. The stick should be wooden so that it lasts until the end 🙂

Easy pinata
Fun with pinata
Easy pinata

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If you are looking for more pinatas or other birthday party ideas, then you will find them in the Birthday party section.

If you are looking for more ideas for playing with children, then you will find them in the DIY with children section.

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