How to make an Easter egg piñata

Piñatas are always a hit – no pun intended. 😉  If you’re short on time, you can purchase a piñata for around £12 on Amazon. But if you’re up for a bit of DIY, you can make your own very cheaply and it’s a fun way to make Easter extra special!

Easter is actually the perfect time for a DIY piñata – balloons make a great egg shape with paper-mache and filled with yummy goodies it’s a fab Easter treat.

Here’s a super simple way to make a DIY paper mache Easter egg piñata…

How to make a paper mache piñata

Step 1:  Mix one part water with one part flour to create a gooey paste.

Step 2:  Blow up a balloon and cut newspaper into strips.

Step 3:  Dip the newspaper strips into the paste, squeezing off any excess. Apply to the balloon.

Step 4:  Repeat Step 3, layering the newspaper on until the balloon is covered with three/four layers. Leave an opening at the top for the sweets.

Step 5:  Let it dry for at least 24 hours. Then pop the balloon and attach the string.

Step 6:  Fill with goodies and tape up the opening.

Step 7:  Decorate to suit your chosen theme!

 

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