Easter Pinata Fun

You will need:

  • Casting Plaster
  • Tissue Paper
  • PVA Glue
  • Felt
  • White Card
  • Balloon
  • Google Eyes
  • Foam (Scrap)
  • String ( scrap)
  • Newspaper (Scrap)


  1. Tear up enough strips of newpaper to cover the balloon with several layers.  Inflate balloon to the required size and tie end in a knot.
  2. Make up some casting plaster with water and dip the newpaper strips into the mixture to coat them.  Lay these strips over the balloon until it is covered.  Add another 2 layers immediately.  Dry for approx an hour.
  3. Burst balloon with a pin, also make a small hole with scissors in order to fill with sweets etc.  Cover this with a piece of masking tape.  Decorate the surface with PVA Glue and tissue paper.
  4. Cut shapes from foam, felt and card to make the mouth, ears and feet, and glue on with PVA glue.  Add some google eyes and a string to hang.

All items (or similar) are available from Play Resource Shop & Scrapstore.

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