These toilet paper tube pinatas are so much fun! A perfect craft for a Cinco De Mayo Celebration, birthday parties, New Years, Fourth of July, Cultural Day – You name it!

You’ll Need:

  • Toilet paper tube
  • Decorative supplies like tissue paper, stickers, crayons, markers, etc…
  • Washable Glue
  • Hot glue, and Hot Glue Gun – I recommend using a Lo Temp glue gun  
  • Card Stock, or construction paper
  • Strings – Yarn, ribbon, etc…
  • Toys, candy, or confetti
  • Toilet Paper Tube Pinatas! You could stuff these with confetti, toys, or candy! Great idea for Cinco De Mayo, birthday parties, New Years Eve, etc...!
  • Decorate a toilet paper tube with tissue paper, stickers, crayons, etc…
  • Toilet Paper Tube Pinatas! You could stuff these with confetti, toys, or candy! Great idea for Cinco De Mayo, birthday parties, New Years Eve, etc...!
  • You get the idea!
  • We were doing Cinco De Mayo pinatas, so we used colorful flowers, and tissue paper
  • We looked at the Mexican flag, and did one representing the flag with a green tube, red, and white tissue paper.
  • Cut 2 circles out of the card stock that will cover the openings in the tubes
  • Toilet Paper Tube Pinatas! You could stuff these with confetti, toys, or candy! Great idea for Cinco De Mayo, birthday parties, New Years Eve, etc...!
  • Cover the bottom of the toilet paper tube with one piece of construction paper, or paper stock
  • Fill with prizes
  • Toilet Paper Tube Pinatas! You could stuff these with confetti, toys, or candy! Great idea for Cinco De Mayo, birthday parties, New Years Eve, etc...!
  • Put a few long pieces of yarn, and ribbon together – tie a knot in one end
  • Cut a little slit in the other piece of card stock, push the knotted end of yarn through the slit
  • Secure the knot with glue between the knot and the paper
  • Toilet Paper Tube Pinatas! You could stuff these with confetti, toys, or candy! Great idea for Cinco De Mayo, birthday parties, New Years Eve, etc...!
  • Glue the paper to the other side of the tube with the lo temp glue gun
  • Glue one more piece of ribbon, or yarn to the top of the pinata to hang it with
  • Hang the pinatas, and when you’re ready let the kids pull the strings on their pinatas for a fun surprise!

~Melissa – KidFriendlyThingsToDo.com


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