Posts Tagged ‘pinata’

DIY Mini Piñata

Friday, November 9th, 2012 by by


Another fabulous craft to get you celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with the kids , a Mini Piñata.  As I mentioned before Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates the culture of lots of countries.  I love that we get to share with our children how diverse the world is.  By exploring different Hispanic cultures they will realize at a young age that it entails such a variety of people, languages and countries.

I remember the first time I had a Piñata for my child’s birthday party and all of my none hispanic friends seemed very confused with what to do. (more…)

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Friday: DIY Turtle Pinata

Thursday, October 11th, 2012 by by

For my baby’s first birthday party, we ended up having a turtle themed party. Why? Because….. I’m not entirely sure. Probably for my husband, actually, who has a turtle. Anyhow, I ended up having to make all sorts of turtle themed decor and food, including an amazing turtle shaped cake (and when I say amazing, I do mean edible and kinda-looks-like-a-turtle). But my pièce de résistance? This turtle pinata. It is…

*functional
*cheap
*simple to make
*kinda-looks-like a turtle

If you feel the urge to follow me in my footsteps, here is what I did.

Materials
*flour
*water
*balloon
*one newspaper’s worth of newspaper
*green craft paint/ paintbrush
*green construction paper
*scissors
*duct tape

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