Candy, blind folds and sticks. Never in all of time in any place in the whole universe has such a wonderful combination of seemingly unrelated things been used for such a fun activity. When you put them together and add a papier mache (or as some people write paper mache) sculpture of a donkey or some other fun animal and you have a super duper party. I am of course talking about Pinata crafts for kids. So get your self in gear gather some friends and start spinning around until you get sick because after you make one of these pinata crafts you are going to be too full from candy to spin around again any time soon.
Beehive Piñata or Decoration - This beehive can be used as a piñata or just a decoration. If you want to use it as a decoration you don’t have to do the paper mache. Just tape the tissue paper to a white balloon.
Big Easter Egg Pinata - How to celebrate Easter by making a great big easter egg pinata.
How to Make a Pinata - This hot-air balloon pinata is great for first time makers -- and it makes for a nice big target for little pinateros.
Mexican Flag Pinata Craft - Celebrating Mexican heritage with a Cinco de Mayo party? Then you won’t want to miss this fun piñata decorated like the Mexican flag!
Paper Mache Easter Eggs - you can make them egg size of If you make it extra big you can use it as a pinata!
Paper Bag Monster Pinata Craft - A simple-to-make pinata made from a paper bag and tissue paper. Pinatas are great at children's parties.
Paper-maché Piñatas Craft - This piñata was made from a large balloon. Rolls of newspaper were soaked in the paper mache mixture, then coiled around the balloon. A small balloon was added for the head. The round shape of the balloon was painted gray, as if the snake was coiled around a rock.
Party Pinata Craft - Have a party coming up? Involve kids in planning and preparations. Create your own piñata to accentuate your theme.
Pinata Craft for Kids - Choose this pinata craft as your choice for an easy Easter craft that you and your child can make together. Based on a simple paper mache recipe and a balloon base, this project does take a few days to prepare...so plan ahead. Creativity rules here, so let your imagination soar!
Spider Pinata - This super spider pinata would make a great item for a Spiderman themed birthday or for a Halloween party.
Turkey Pinata - Celebrate Turkey Day with this fun fowl piñata
Valentines Pinata Craft - Add some fun to your Valentine party games this year with this easy to make, no-mess piñata. Bright and cheery pinks and reds dress up a plain paper grocery sack with no gooey paper mache to clean up!
Watermelon Pinata Craft - Whether you fill this piñata with candy and let kids beat the stuffing out of it, or just hang it for a summer decoration, this project is fun, colorful and sure to get compliments!
Pinatas are a lot of fun to make and can be prepared quite a while ahead of the party - Here are the pinata projects they have listed...General Paper Mache Instructions