DIY Cinco De Mayo Pull String Piñata’s + FREE PRINTABLES!

Posted on April 30th, 2013 by Kara
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Cinco de Mayo Fiesta DIY Party Hat Pull String Pinata's via Kara's Party Ideas KarasPartyIdeas.com

Do you have any fun activities planned for Cinco de Mayo?! How about a quick and easy activity that will really excite your kids?!

Make these fun and adorable DIY CINCO DE MAYO PARTY HAT PULL STRING PIÑATA’S in no time with a few simple items! Follow my easy tutorial below…

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Side Note- Speaking of Cinco de Mayo, you can download FREE CINCO DE MAYO PARTY PRINTABLES in the KPI Shop HERETags, Cupcake Toppers, Mustache Photo Props & more! 

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ON TO THE DIY PIÑATA TUTORIAL…Cinco de Mayo Fiesta DIY Party Hat Pull String Pinata's via Kara's Party Ideas KarasPartyIdeas.com (10)

You will need:

Candy (cute colored candy pictured above from Kara’s Party Ideas Shop)

Party Hats (package of plain party hats on sale here)

Card Stock or Construction Paper

Tissue Paper

Bakers Twine or String (Bakers Twine on sale here)

Toothpicks

Party Fringe (available in all colors here)

Hot Glue Gun

Cinco de Mayo Fiesta DIY Party Hat Pull String Pinata's via Kara's Party Ideas KarasPartyIdeas.com (13)

Step by step DIY instructions:

Step One- Trace a circle shape the size of the bottom of the party hat.

Step Two- Fill hat with candy.

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Step Three- Cover bottom of party hat with small piece of tissue paper. Glue with hot glue around bottom edge of hat.

Cinco de Mayo Fiesta DIY Party Hat Pull String Pinata's via Kara's Party Ideas KarasPartyIdeas.com (7)

Step Four- Poke hole in middle of round card stock circle and pull twine through hole.

Step Five- Tie string around toothpick and pull tight.

Step Six- Cover toothpick side of circle with hot glue.

Cinco de Mayo Fiesta DIY Party Hat Pull String Pinata's via Kara's Party Ideas KarasPartyIdeas.com (6)

Step Seven- Attach circle piece to tissue paper / bottom of party hat with hot glue.

Cinco de Mayo Fiesta DIY Party Hat Pull String Pinata's via Kara's Party Ideas KarasPartyIdeas.com (12)

Step Eight- Wrap party hat in paper fringe (available in all colors for only $3 here). You can alternate colors or leave all the same color. Whatever your heart desires!

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Step Nine- Attach string or yarn to the top of the party hat with hot glue.

And VIOLA! You now have a fun pull string piñata! 

BONUS- Use the piñata as a party hat once the candy is out of it!

Cinco de Mayo Fiesta DIY Party Hat Pull String Pinata's via Kara's Party Ideas KarasPartyIdeas.com (1)

And don’t forget, you can download FREE CINCO DE MAYO PARTY PRINTABLES in the KPI Shop HERE! Tags, Cupcake Toppers, Mustache Photo Props & more! 

Free Cinco De Mayo party printables via Kara's Party Ideas Shop KarasPartyIdeas.com:Shop

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3 thoughts on “DIY Cinco De Mayo Pull String Piñata’s + FREE PRINTABLES!

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  1. Becky Fisher

    Such cute ideas! My birthday is 5 May and we always celebrate with a fiesta. This year we will be doing the pinata hats!! I can put baby stuff in them for the little grands and candy for the bigger kids. Thank you for all the clever ideas. You are the best source around!!

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