17 Easy Ways to Make a Halloween Piñata
A marvelous piñata stuffed with a lot of colorful paper and goodies is all that you need to gear up your Halloween décor. If the technique of paper mache fascinates you a lot then designing a piñata would be a mere cakewalk. Whether you prefer a pumpkin piñata or a weird looking one, the choice is yours. Let’s walk through these enticing tutorials to have a myriad of piñata making ideas at hand.
This enormous piñata would marvelously grace your spacious garden. To give an authentic pumpkin look opt for a yellow paper with green eyes.
2. How to Make Fun Piñatas for Halloween
A gala unison of Jack Skellington and Jack O Lantern would make your Halloween an exciting one. You can also ask your kids to color Jack Skellington, using the shade of their choice for added fun.
3. How to Make a Halloween Back Spider Pinata
Besides the spider piñata gracing on the wall, you can also stick cutouts of spider, snake, bats and anything which you find eerie around it to send a chill down everyone’s spine.
4. DIY Idea to Make a Mini Paper Mache Ghost Pinata
While a glance at these mini ghosts may give your little munchkin an eerie feeling, the sight of his favorite candies falling out of it would make him jump in delight. Dressing the ghosts in party hats would give their scary image a humorous touch.
5. How to Make a Frankenstein Pinata for Halloween
The monster Frankie, hanging on your wall creates an incredible awe on Halloween day. You can dim all the lights for a stunning effect.
6. Easy Way to Make a Pull String Pinata for Halloween
Your kiddos would excitedly pull at the colorful ribbons to get a glimpse of the goodies awaiting them. The bat symbol on the piñatas makes it look more Halloween-like.
7. Large Candy Corn Pinata for Party
Put a whole lot of candy corns inside your candy corn piñata for some added fun. You can decorate the outside with a lot of beads and stones for a gorgeous party decoration.
8. How to Make a Pumpkin Pinata for Halloween
Allow your kiddo to experiment with the shapes of Mr. Pumpkin’s eyes and nose. Round eyes and square nose would be great.
9. Instructions for a Homemade Pumpkin Pinata
If you want to avoid the hassles of a paper mache project, then this would be the easiest way to make a piñata by getting hold of just a few big grocery bags. Apart from the orange color, you can cut strips of black paper for the eyes and nose to give it a typical pumpkin-like look.
This cute cat pinata is completely party-ready with heart-shaped goggles.
For a Halloween-themed wedding party, you can make a cute cat in black with a pink bow and heart at the center to retain the wedding fervor.
11. DIY Pirate Skull Pinata for Halloween
The red bandana along with the dark patch on one of the eyes would give the piñata and authentic pirate-like look.
12. Directions to Make a Zombie Pinata for Halloween
Taking a cue from the given tutorial you can make a zombie piñata as shown in the image below. Smear a lot of red paint on its mouth to give it a scary look.
13. Scary Mini Bat Pinatas for Halloween
The pull string at the back gives kids an easier access to the goodies within. You can even hand over each of these mini bat piñatas as a goodie bag in case you have planned a Halloween-themed birthday party.
14. Tutorial to Make a Giant Hydra Pinata for Halloween
If you are organizing a party on a grand scale, then this giant hydra piñata may hang over a large area stuffed with a lot of gifts to suffice all the guests present.
15. DIY Mini Halloween Ghost Pinata
Following the similar process, you can also make different mini piñatas like pumpkin for which you would need to wrap the toilet roll in orange tissue paper or even spider using black tissue paper.
16. Glow in the Dark Ghost Pinata Tutorial
17. Homemade Witch Hat Trick or Treat Pull Pinata
If you want to save yourself from being tricked on Halloween night, then hang these mini hats outside your doors so that the little ones would be happy with their treats and leave contentedly.
The myriad piñata ideas would hopefully make your Halloween a fulfilling one. You can choose to go the easy way by wrapping toilet paper rolls or a paper lantern and attaching a pull string or even try your hands at paper mache. You can make it short and simple by choosing Halloween themed candy for fillers or even opt for toys and other stuff if you are making a large piñata.
Published on April 21st 2017 by Miranda Gibbs
For those who have made these gorgeous mini pinatas, what did you use to secure the sides together? The pinatas are weighted with candy. I m using just the plain old glue sticks and it s kicking my butt. Not to mention I m making at least 50 of them so it s rather frustrating!