For the avid Dr. Who fan in your life, nothing livens up a birthday party like a pinata in the shape of the iconic Tardis phone booth. Luckily it is a very simple shape, so here are instructions on how to make a good looking, tardis which you can use over and over, OR, if you want, just to make a sculpture.

Since we knew she would much rather have the Tardis to keep afterwards instead of smashing it into oblivion, I opted for the pinata to be a pull-string, allowing it not only to remain intact for enjoyment, but also reusable if so desired!

This project took about 5 hrs. I was charged with helping do a surprise party for a friend who is a Whovian, and I knew that a Tardis Pinata would make her day. It was made from:

-1 Cardboard Box
- Scraps of foam core board
- Packing tape
- Brown Paper
- Corn Startch
- Paint
- Misc. details

Step 1: The Box

Find yourself a box that you deem to be adequate enough to be phone booth shaped. Tape up the flaps into it's closed position so it is nice and tight. Leave one end open. This will become the trap door for the pull tab feature later.
obviously it holds more candy because its bigger on the inside... o is it smaller on the outside? Abd in traveks through Time and relative dimension in space. I mean... what?
This is awesome! How do you secure the bottom flap so the goodies don't fall out before the correct ribbon is pulled? Also, you mentioned it being top-loading - how did that work? What is the advantage compared to filling it before securing the bottom flap closed? I'm hoping to do this for my son's birthday party in 2 weeks - he would be thrilled!!
Why hello! This seems like an awesome craft, certainly fit for a theme party of some kind! I've featured it on Geek Crafts, please check out the post at: http://geekcrafts.com/tardis-pinata/
I'd love to see a Dalek piñata!!
Me too! That'll be my next one!
FANTASTIC PIÑATA!! I love Doctor Who, and your piñata would be fantastic for a party! I have to share this with the Whovians!
More Candy on the inside? <br>
Like you wouldn't believe.

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