Introduction: How to Make a Two Dimensional Pinata

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How to Make a Pinata from Cardboard in 4 Easy Steps

Step 1: ​Tools

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Cardboard Strips


Scissors/ Box Cutter



Step 2: Custom Shape

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Draw Pinata Shape on Cardboard

Step 3: Cut Out

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Cut Out Two Identical Pieces of your Shape

Step 4: Tape Edges Together

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Tape on Long strips of flexible cardboard around the edges of your cut-out cardboard shapes.

**Strip can be made from flimsy cardboard from old cereal boxes etc or even posterboard. Any kind of thick card stock paper material as well**

Step 5: Trap Door

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Cut hole on your pinata to be able to reach inside and for items/candy

Step 6: Hanging

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Then pierce hole for twine and pull twine through. Tie a knot/anchor for hanging!

Step 7: Complete

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Enjoy. Ask us for help if needed!


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