This quick way to make a pinata from an empty cereal box is great! Then, attach the fins and tail to the fish using masking tape.
All you need is an empty cereal box, some glue, and tissue paper.
How to make a pinata out of a box. Make sure to buy individually wrapped treats. (2) wrap your cereal box with wrapping paper. To make my piñata, i printed out a black and white version of the shape i wanted, cut it out and used a ruler to measure out a few inches from each of the major sides/angles.
Fill your cereal box with candy and small toys. Cut strips of cardboard as wide as you wish the pinata to be. Use some things you already have around the house and some crepe paper streamers to make your own pinata for you child’s’ birthday.
Set the mood with some lunar love. Just change the colors to go with your decor. Cover them with newspapers and colored confetti papers to get your spiderman ready for the birthday punch.
Make cuts at the top of the corners of your box and fold the cardboard to the inside, so the box gets a somewhat rounded shape. For more paper mache design ideas, check out ultimate paper mache’s recipes. It wasn’t perfect, but it worked pretty well.
A donut piñata can be used for an adult or kid’s party. Cut the shape out safely with a pair of scissors, and then repeat on another piece of cardboard. Secure the paper weakly so it breaks open easily when struck.
Once you have your paper mache paste and strips, inflate a balloon and cover it with the strips of paper using the paste. You can wrap the cardboard with newspaper to give it a little more body and shape. Below, we show you how to craft and decorate a paper mache strawberry piñata.
Leave a flap open and untaped at the top of your pinata. Assemble your cardboard shapes and strips from the cereal box using plenty of masking tape, matching the edges neatly. Then, on the side of the box, draw a simple outline of your pinata.
An exacto knife worked well for cutting this out. Draw and cut out the pieces. Cut tissue paper squares slightly larger than the holes.
Take the brown packaging roll of paper and attach it to the box covering the whole box and cutting pieces off as necessary to make a clean look. Unwrapped candy will end up on the dirty floor. One of the quickest, easiest (and cheapest) ways to make a diy piñata is by using a cereal box.
Come learn how to make a piñata from a cereal box. Fasten the corners with duct tape. For example, if you want to make a pinata that looks like a fish, start with a large balloon for the round body part of the fish and then cut a tail and fin shapes out of lightweight cardboard.
This tutorial shows you how to make any shape using cardboard instead of paper mache, making this project a whole lot less mess. Close the flaps of the box and fold the paper around it. Piñatas can be so much fun!
Turn an empty cereal box into a party game by making your own pinata. Trace the outline with the marker. To make a piñata, start by making a paper mache paste with flour, water, and salt.
(or in my case, for a full grown man’s birthday party!) and the best part? Here’s a quick photo tutorial on how to make one for your next party! If your horse silhouette fell over the fold of the box (where the side folded into the bottom or top flap of the box), strengthen this piece by cutting a small strip of cardboard and taping it over the fold top and bottom.
During holidays, birthdays and parties, blindfolded children swing at the piñata with a stick or baseball bat in an attempt to break it and spill the treats inside. Plus, as a bonus, you can let your kid pick their favorite cereal to have for breakfast the morning of their birthday, and then use that box for the piñata. No waiting for days while layers of soggy tissue paper try to dry in humid summer weather.
Make cuts in the lid of your shoebox and in your neck tunnel so they fit together. Trace a circle onto poster board using a large bowl. A balloon (if you want a big pinata, then use a big balloon.
How to make a cardboard donut piñata. You don’t want to close the top too securely, because upside will be downside and this will be the bottom of your pinata and you want it to eventually open when it is hit. Tape one pinata to the box right side up and the other pinata pattern to the box right side down.
How to make a piñata out of a cereal box. (1) fill your cereal box with your pinata goodies (candy, small toys, etc). This tutorial shows you how to make any shape using cardboard instead of paper mache, making this project a whole lot less mess.
You should have two identical cutouts. Attach the seperate piece of cardboard to the top of the treasure chest. Double tape this it needs to be strong so the pinata can stay on.
I used a small balloon for this instructable because is only a decorative pinata i do not intend to break it) old newspapers (the quantity of newspaper will depend of the size of your pinata) starch sugar water scissors for decorating your pinata maybe you will need old carton boxes, brilliant papers, etc (use your imagination) an. I found a rectangular cardboard tunnel that i used as a neck. There is no paper mâché involved!
We’ll show you to make a pinata with a cardboard box!. Close the box using the tabs. Cut it out and then cut into two halves.
Cover the hole by taping a piece of printer paper. Twist to form a long cone (image 1), and secure them with packaging tape. Cut out the front and back of a cereal box.
Cut the corners of the lid. Then, cut out some paper mache strips using old newspapers. Cut the second side out so you have two.
The project requires a big cardboard box, paper towels tubes, and six pack rings. Trace a circle template in even rows (see step 7 for crucial tip). This was about 6cm thick.
Cut out the piñata shapes about 1″ from the edge of the pattern. It goes in the garbage at the end of the day anyway! Why spend money buying one when you can make one from scraps around the house!
Make a simple square pinata for children’s parties. It’s quick and easy and the kids with enjoy the rewards! Attach to piñata’s head (image 2).
Cut out strips of your cereal box to use on the sides of your pinata. Cut the back off an empty box.