I knew I could use a simple paper mache recipe and balloon to create a homemade pinata. If you cannot join, beat. Whisk until smooth. Now, before he decided on the egg pinata, I was completely trying to think about how I could repurpose cardboard boxes into a base that I could paper mache.

Homemade Paper Mache Pinata: Step 1. Such is the resolve of creative people bashing piñatas to defeat a pandemic (or at least, excise some of their feelings about it). Whisking will help it to be more smooth. Consider wrapping strips of crepe paper around your pinata and cutting fringe along the edge. A balloon, paper bag, or box – whatever you plan to use as your pinata base Glue – either Elmer’s glue, or make a flour & water mixture Newspaper – lots of it… torn into strips roughly 1-inch wide by 3-inches long, or longer String – to hang the pinata You can also decorate your pinata using squares of tissue paper. Step 2.

Mix 1 part water with 1 part flour. After the paint is dry, hang some crepe paper streamers from the bottom. The fastest to decorate your pinata is to paint it with bright designs. We were sure that we would be able to have DIY Pinata that would resemble an egg that we could smash. Add salt to prevent mold. In a large bowl, add 1 part flour to 1 part water. Blow up balloon with air and tie it.Step 3. (If desired to use glue, use 2 parts water to 1 part glue) Rip newspaper into about 1 inch strips.