How To Make A Papier -mâché Piñata
Make a plan! Draw your design
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Gather materials: glue, newspapers, balloon, cardboard, tape, paint, & decorative details
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Blow up your balloon to the desired size.
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Tear your newspaper into strips.
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Dip the strips into a mixture of half glue/half water.
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Apply your first layer of papier-mâché to completely cover the balloon. Let it dry overnight.
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Make decorative details necessary for your design and attach them using tape and more papier-mâché.
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Practice spray paint ahead if it’s your first time using it! Give yourself room to do it outside.
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The real deal spray paint demo.
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Try not to breathe in the fumes!
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Create a plan for hanging the piñata and cut out a small door in the bottom to hide treats inside.
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Make a hole to put treats inside.
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Put treats inside and tape the door shut.
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Hang up your finished piñata and get ready for a party!
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