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How to Make Mini Piñatas for Frida Kahlo's Birthday

Frida Kahlo, the iconic Mexican artist, is celebrated for her vibrant artwork and bold spirit. To honor her birthday on the 6th July, why not create something fun and colorful that captures her essence?

Mini piñatas are a perfect craft that you and your kids can enjoy together.

Here's a step-by-step guide to making Mini Frida Kahlo Piñatas.

Mini Piñatas for Frida Kahlo's

Make Mini Frida Kahlo Piñatas

Materials Needed:

  • Cardboard toilet Roll

  • Crepe or Tissue paper in various colors

  • Glue stick

  • Scissors

  • Tape or hot glue

  • Markers or paint pens

  • String

Step-by-Step Instructions:

1. Add Frida’s Features

  • Use markers or paint to add Frida’s features on the front of the piñata. Draw her iconic unibrow, eyes, and lips.

  • Add flowers to the top of the piñata to mimic Frida’s flower crown. You can make these from crepe or tissue paper or use pre-made paper flowers.

  • Use different colors to make it vibrant and festive.

2. Create the skirt

  • Cut long strips of tissue paper, approximately 4-5cm wide, to wrap around the toilet paper roll. Cut several strips at once. You'll need 4 strips for each TP Roll Frida, ideally in different colors, but it's not essential.

  • Next, cut tassels into the tissue paper. we find it easiest to cut several at once

  • Tape or glue the strips all around the toilet roll.

3. Attach the String

  • Punch two small holes at the top of the piñata and thread a piece of string through them to hang your mini piñata. Or tape the string on.

4. Display and Enjoy!

  • Hang your mini piñata as a decoration for Frida’s birthday celebration or use it as a fun party activity.

Mini Frida Kahlo Piñatas

Creating Mini Frida Kahlo Piñatas is not only a delightful craft project but also a meaningful way to celebrate and learn about Frida Kahlo’s artistic legacy. Enjoy making these colorful piñatas with your little ones and bring a touch of Frida’s vibrant spirit into your celebration!

Tips for Success:

  • Be patient with the layering process; it can be time-consuming, but the results are worth it.

  • Encourage kids to get creative with their designs and colors.

  • Use recycled materials where possible to make this craft eco-friendly.

More Arts and Crafts for Children

Frida Kahlo Pinata is what we made in the studio this week in our Pee Wees class.

Here are some of the other creations we made this term.

Join Pee Wees next term for your child to make fun stuff like this! A term pass allows your child to attend one workshop per week at 9:30 AM for a ten-week term. Each class runs for 45 minutes and is suitable for children aged 3 years and up.

What about Frida Kahlo Art For Adults?

In addition to crafting Mini Frida Kahlo Piñatas, we also offer a special Paint and Sip session for adults to celebrate Frida Kahlo's birthday! Join us for a festive evening honoring the iconic artist.

No experience is needed – simply bring a friend and enjoy 3 hours of ink and watercolor art, accompanied by margaritas and Mexican nibbles.

It's the perfect way to immerse yourself in Frida's vibrant world!

Frida Kahlo Arts for Adults

Happy Crafting with Frida Kahlo as our inspiration!

We hope you have fun making these Mini Frida Kahlo Piñatas. Share your creations with us on social media.


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