Piñatas are often associated with Cinco de Mayo but in a classroom or playdate setting a piñata may create safety issues. These mini Cinco de Mayo piñatas are a fun and safe alternatives that allows each student to create and take home a Cinco de Mayo craft.
Start saving those paper towel and toilet tissue tubes now!
Supplies for Mini Cinco de Mayo Piñatas:
Cardboard toilet tissue tubes or cut paper towel tubes
Green, red and white tissue paper
To create the piñata look, simply tear off small pieces of tissue paper and create thick lines of each color. Once dry, fill the tubes with candy. To finish and close the ends simply stuff large wads of the tissue paper in each end. This is an easy and inexpensive Cinco de Mayo make it and take it craft.