We have started making our Easter Egg Pinatas this week! This photo is credit to mom.com as we haven’t finished ours yet and I wanted to finish this blog in time for you to make them! We are nearly there!
It’s really easy….
🐣 Blow up a balloon.
🐣 Papier mache 3 or 4 layers. Leave a small area with no papier mache. Allow to dry between each layer. (We used torn up paper/newspaper and a mix of 2 parts PVA glue, 1 part water. You can also make a flour and water paste)
🐣 Once dry, pop the balloon through the hole you have left and fill with Easter goodies/toys/chocolate! Papier mache/ put masking tape over the hole to seal.
🐣 Paint white and decorate with paint or Sharpies. You can also stick on streamers, crepe paper anything you like to make it look pretty!!
🐣 Make 2 holes at the top of the pinata and thread wire or string around. Hang the pinata up on a tree or somewhere it can hang.
🐣 Bash with a cricket bat or baseball bat until the treats are released!!
🐰 Please take care when bashing! Ensure everyone stands well back. 🐰
We don’t have a photo of our finished ones as not decorated yet but I will put in the comments when we are done!
Hope you are all enjoying the sunshine.
Little Learners go LIVE
We have been going LIVE each weekday on Facebook with an activity from our Messy Play classes! This week, we learned some threading (just like I have shown you here). Have a watch on our YouTube channel! Remember to subscribe.
We also have loads more ideas like this on our website blog section! Check them out 🙂