Piñatas are a distinct element of the Mexican culture. They were introduced in 16th century by the Europeans as tool to teach religion. In today’s Mexican culture, pinatas are used for celebrations, birthday parties and Christmas parties.
Participants will learn how to make a traditional 7 peaks piñata. This hands-on workshop is best suited for adults.
It takes more than 2 hours to complete a Piñata, as well as drying time before the paper mâché form can be decorated. Ana suggests doing the project in three 45 minute guided sessions.
Art, Social Studies, Folk Lore
3 sessions of at least 45 min
Classroom with desks or work tables
Access to running water