This easy DIY Flamingo Piñata is just too pretty to smash into glittery smithereens!

A flamingo pinata combines two of this year’s big craft trends, and you can whip up your own in under an hour!

Whether it’s the centre piece for your next party or a fun craft project, the kids will love creating this fun piece.

Here’s how to make one of your own in just a few steps.


  • Recycled cardboard – a large box should do
  • Double sided tape
  • PVA Glue
  • Black paper (for the beak)
  • Pink tissue paper
  • Chopsticks
  • Pink Paint
  • Scissors

Step 1: First, cut out your Flamingo shape. You’ll need two flamingos, plus several strips of cardboard.

Step 2: Now it’s time for the construction. I used double sided tape to secure the two sides of the flamingo to the strips of cardboard. Don’t skimp on the tape, this is what you’ll use to stick your tissue paper to the cardboard.

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