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Celebrate Hispanic holidays, birthdays, or any festive event with Maraca Piñatas! Fill them with craft-y treats and bring on the Mariachi bands!
Find out about how and where maracas were originally made. With what kinds of music are they played? Piñatas were used in Asia before their popularity spread around the world. This is a great craft to make with your friends or family members! Start to make your Maraca Piñata several days before you plan to use it.
Fill two recycled paper bags with crumpled recycled newspaper to form round shapes. Close the opening of the bags with tape. At the base of each bag, attach a recycled cardboard roll with masking tape to form two maracas.
Cut or tear recycled newspaper into strips.
Cover your work area with recycled newspaper. Combine glue with an equal amount of water in a shallow bowl to make a paper maché glaze.
Cover the maracas with two layers of recycled newspaper strips which have been dipped in the paper maché glaze. Use your fingers to strip away excess glue. Dry thoroughly after each layer. Attach a string for hanging on each maraca. Cover the whole sculpture with another layer of paper maché. Dry.
Ask an adult to cut a small flap near the top of each maraca. Carefully remove the recycled newspaper. Fill the piñatas with Crayola Markers, Glitter Glue, and similar items that are not likely to break when the piñatas are broken open. Close the flaps an
Paint the maracas with Crayola Washable Kid's Paint. Design the maracas in a festive way with several bright colors. Dry.
Tie your maracas together with colorful ribbon.
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