Roundup: 7 Mini DIY Piñata Ideas for Cinco de Mayo!

By: Capreek May 01, 2012

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Cinco de Mayo is this weekend and if you're looking to add a little extra pizzazz to the party, here are seven mini piñatas to make, give, or decorate the town with!   

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1. AlphaMom shows you how to make not one but TWO adorable treat-filled piñatas: a sombrero and a tiny burro! She includes a free printable template for the burro, too. (Nice!)

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2. Save those tissue boxes, people! They make perfect cubed piñatas (and already have a spot for candy and treats). Win!

3. A unique spin on the traditional piñata from Not Martha!

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4. This tiny star piñata is a great way to use up some leftover Easter supplies: its base is a plastic egg! Perfect for hiding a few sweet treats, yes?

5. Turn old cereal boxes into adorable, pint-sized burro piñatas!

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6. Paper snow cone cups are a simple and easy way to get kids in on the piñata making, sans messy paper mache!

7. And finally, take your party favors up a notch with these festive balloon-shaped piñata name cards from Ruffled.

Happy Cinco de Mayo and, of course, happy piñata making!

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Awesome! Thanks Laura!

Great post!  :) I shared your link in the Cinco de Mayo round up at

BarbC - Yes, I love that one! We featured it on Friday. I'm totally going to try it one of these days! :D

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