AUTOPLAY
How To Make A Papier -mâché Piñata
14 steps
Make a plan! Draw your design
1. Make a plan! Draw your design
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Gather materials: glue, newspapers, balloon, cardboard, tape, paint, & decorative details
2. Gather materials: glue, newspapers, balloon, cardboard, tape, paint, & decorative details
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Blow up your balloon to the desired size.
3. Blow up your balloon to the desired size.
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Tear your newspaper into strips.
4. Tear your newspaper into strips.
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Dip the strips into a mixture of half glue/half water.
5. 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.
6. 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.
7. 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.
8. 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.
9. The real deal spray paint demo.
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Try not to breathe in the fumes!
10. 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.
11. 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.
12. Make a hole to put treats inside.
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Put treats inside and tape the door shut.
13. Put treats inside and tape the door shut.
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Hang up your finished piñata and get ready for a party!
14. Hang up your finished piñata and get ready for a party!
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