crafts and hobbies information channel

www.OfficeJax.Has.It  The online surplus outlet store home and office desks partitions furniture ps3 bicycles jewelry diecast models and collectables

We would like to thank the local libraries, schools, and universities for recommending students to visit us when doing research on any of our information topics.
 Please check back frequently as new topics are added and current topics are updated daily.

search the hobby and crafts information channel for free online ebooks tips news reports do it yourself how to articles and remediesthe entire Directory of Crafts and Hobbies


Click here to show your advertising on hundreds of sites instantly

OfficeJax modular office furniture systems cubicles partitions room dividers

How To Make a Pinata


MATERIALS

A Large Round or Oval Balloon

Newspaper, torn into 1 inch by 6-8" inch strips

White computer paper or paper towels, torn into strips

Flour and water mixture for paper Mache paste

Salt

Vegetable oil

Paint

Tissue paper

Crepe paper

String or yarn for hanging

INSTRUCTIONS:

Prepare:

Prepare your work surface with a layer of newspaper you can discard, or an old plastic tablecloth you can wipe clean of goop and glops which are part of this messy project!

Tear several pages of newspaper into strips, approximately 1 inch wide by 6-8 inches long. Don't try to be neat and cut them with scissors; the torn edges will adhere more closely and give a smoother overall surface to the finished piñata.

Paper Mache Recipe:

Next, it's time to prepare the paper Mache paste by using a simple mixture of flour and water. Use a large glass or disposable bowl to facilitate easy clean-up afterwards.

Mix one part flour with 2 parts water until you have a consistency like thick glue. Add more water or flour as necessary. Squeeze out all the lumps and add a tablespoon or two of salt to help prevent mold. See other paper Mache recipe options below.

Layering:

Blow up your balloon and place it in a shallow bowl to prevent it from rolling as you work on it.

Spray or brush on a light coating of vegetable oil to keep the balloon from adhering to the newspaper when you pop it.

Dip a newspaper strip into the flour mixture to coat, and apply it to the balloon at an angle vertically, and overlapping. Continue this process until the entire balloon is covered, leaving a small hole at the top from which to remove the balloon and fill the piñata. Let the first layer dry completely.

Each layer will take up to 24 hrs. to dry, so cover your leftover flour mixture and place in the refrigerator overnight to prevent spoiling. If it gets dry, add a little warm water.

Apply a second layer to the balloon, this time angling the strips in a horizontal direction, and overlapping. Let dry and finish with a third layer.

The third layer should always be made from torn strips of white computer paper or paper towels. This allows for easier paint coverage when it's time to decorate.

When your project is completely dry, pop the balloon and remove it through the opening at the top.

Decorate It!

Decorate your pinata with vibrant colors, paint a face on it, add crepe paper hair and eyelashes - be creative!

Or, try this... cut 3 inch tissue paper squares, place a dab of glue in the center and stick to the pinata. The edges of the squares should not to glued down. Apply over the surface of the balloon for a cool layered effect.

You can also cut pieces of crepe paper, fringe them, curl them around a pencil and glue them to the surface of the pinata.

Hang crepe paper streamers from the bottom of the pinata for the final touch.

Fill and Hang:

Make 3 or 4 small holes around the top opening and thread a strong piece of string or yarn through them. Tie a longer string to it for hanging.

Fill your pinata with wrapped candy, small toys, and other goodies.

Playing the Pinata Game:

Hang the pinata securely and spread a blanket or sheet under it. Each player gets a chance to break the pinata. Blindfold the first player and give them a bat or stick. Spin them 2 or 3 times and point them in the direction of the pinata.

Players get 2 or 3 hits to break the pinata. (For smaller children, feel free to omit the blindfolding and spinning.) When the pinata breaks, the children each get a portion of the candy. Give each child a small bag to hold their goodies.

Tip: Have a reserve bag of candy to make sure little ones get their fare share.

Caution: Adult supervision is necessary to keep children a safe distance from the player swinging at the pinata. Kids are sure to rush in when the first pieces of candy fall, unaware that the player is still swinging.

Paper Mache Recipe Options:

Recipe #1 - One part flour to five parts water. Boil on stovetop for 3 minutes and let cool.

Recipe #2 - 3/4 cup white glue to 1/4 cup water

Recipe #3 - liquid starch found at your supermarket

Copyright 2005 Kids Party Paradise All Rights Reserved

Patricia B. Jensen is a mother of three and kids party enthusiast. She is the webmaster and owner of Kids-Party-Paradise.com - a complete resource for kids party ideas including invitations, cakes, decorations, games, costumes, favors, and food.

For all the latest party news, read her Kids Party Blog.

Subscribe to the Kids Party Paradise Newsletter and get timely updates on popular new party ideas and themes, and so much more...


TODAYS NEWS BY OFFICEJAX FREE ADVERTISING AND AD EXCHANGE SOLUTIONSMORE RESOURCES updated Sun. October / 21 / 2018

This RSS feed URL is deprecated, please update. New URLs can be found in the footers at https://news.google.com/news


Homecoming Crafts at Wheelhouse
Madison.com
Celebrate UW-Madison\'s homecoming and show your Badger pride with FREE crafting at Wheelhouse Studios. Make a gameday beaded necklace or a couple of buttons! Sponsored by Wisconsin Union.



Havelock cooks up a hot time at annual Chili Festival
New Bern Sun Journal
In addition to pot after pot of homemade chili, this year's 37th annual event also featured on-site vendors offering crafts, art, hobbies, purses, jewelry, household items, and clothing. The Havelock Cherry Point Ministerial Services were also on hand ...



Build Your Own Scarecrow
Madison.com
Did you know… Scarecrows originated back in the Egyptian days nearly 3000 years ago. The Gotham TV show has its own version of a Scarecrow. As you might recall from the Wizard of Oz, the Scarecrow was searching for a brain. At America's Best Flowers, ...



Typewriters on the Terrace
Madison.com
Come join Holding History for Typewriters on the Terrace! This free, drop-in, event will give you a chance to play with typewriters and handmade paper while creating anything from unique Mad Libs to entertain your friends with to one-of-a-kind letters ...



Baxter Bulletin

Christmas Wish 2018: Families ask for holiday donations
Baxter Bulletin
HOBBIES/INTERESTS: Loves sports, Pokémon and playing outside. CHRISTMAS WISH: Pokémon Pajamas, cards, card holder and toys, basketball, football, arts and craft supplies and Magic Tricks kit. CLOTHING/SHOE SIZES: Size 8-10 shirts and pants, ...



"Driftless Area Archaeology: A Forty-Year Retrospective"
Madison.com
Join archaeologist and author Robert Boszhardt of Driftless Pathways as he takes us on a journey through the archaeology of the Driftless Area, from the hidden rock art of Tainter Cave, to the ancient stone quarries at Silver Mound, to state-of-the-art ...



Community Calendar
Evening Observer
Games and hobbies. Dunkirk Senior Center crafts, 11 a.m., 45 Cliffstar Court. Dunkirk Senior Center Pinochle, 1 p.m., 45 Cliffstar Court. Libraries. Barker Library presents:Preschool storytime, 10:15 a.m., 7 Day St., Fredonia. Caregivers welcome to ...



Odessa American

FAIR CREATIVE ARTS RESULTS
Odessa American
Crafts & Hobbies, Division 6 Creative Jewelry Hobbyist: Deanna Foresyth, 1; Tom Elrod, 1; Romona Russell, 1 (3); Charo Tucker, 1; Charo Tucker, 1, Best in Division. Crafts & Hobbies, Division 8 Decorated Garments Hobbyist: Tillie Tew, 1 (2); Pat Hodges ...



The Chicago Citizen

One-Day How-To Festival Hosts Dozens Of Workshops Exploring Crafts and Hobbies
The Chicago Citizen
One-Day How-To Festival Hosts Dozens Of Workshops Exploring Crafts and Hobbies. BY KATHERINE NEWMAN. The Lansing Public Library recently hosted their first How To Festival that featured several 30-minute seminars and workshops that each ...



Baxter Bulletin

Deadline for Christmas Wish applications set for Friday
Baxter Bulletin
HOBBIES/INTERESTS: Basketball, reading, crafts, and drawing. CHRISTMAS WISH: Pokémon, art supplies, Giraffes, Shopkins, Pikmi Pops, age appropriate books, Panthers basketball items. CLOTHING/SHOE SIZES: LG junior shirts, med leggings, size 7 ...


Google News

OfficeJax Modular Office Systems and solutions

 

 

 

                     

university of akron university housing available      coroplast signs akron ohio           Click here to place your AD on this page for free baclink and better pagerank

OfficeJax modular office furniture systems cubicles partitions room dividers
  Related Hobbies - Crafts articles:

Making Hemp Jewelry Is Fun and Easy
Making our ideas come to life and creating them with our own hands is a great source of satisfaction for many of us. Handicrafts such as making hemp jewelry have been and continue to be very popular among both hobbyists and would-be entrepreneurs alike.


Starting A Coin Collection
The best place to start collecting would be with pennies, we will focus on the Lincoln Cent for the years 1909 through 1958, which are the Wheat Cents. There are still a number of "wheat cents" showing up in circulation, so it is possible to start a coin collection without spending a great deal of money.


Getting Rid of Messes and Mistakes in Your Scrapbooks
No matter how careful you are, you will undoubtedly find a mistake, mark, or mess on your finished scrapbook page. This is just part of the process of making a scrapbook.


A Playtime Project: The Memory Quilt
A friend recently suggested a use for my daughter's first wardrobe, which I've dutifully saved in the back of the closet, and lugged on two long distance relocations. Turns out she's done the same thing with her daughter's first clothes, and we've decided to make memory quilts.


How To Make a Pinata
MATERIALS: A Large Round or Oval Balloon, Newspaper, torn into 1 inch by 6-8" inch strips. White computer paper or paper towels, torn into strips. Flour and water mixture for paper Mache paste. Salt, Vegetable oil, Paint, Tissue paper, Crepe paper, String or yarn for hanging. INSTRUCTIONS: Prepare your work surface with a layer of newspaper you can discard, or an old plastic tablecloth you can wipe clean of goop and glops which are part of this messy project! Tear several pages of newspaper into strips, approximately 1 inch wide by 6-8 inches long. Don't try to be neat and cut them with scissors; the torn edges will adhere more closely and give a smoother overall surface to the finished pinata.


Diecast Collectibles: The Collectors' Guide to Making a Profit
Millions of people have made a hobby of collecting items of one sort or another, but some take it to a higher level. These collectors view their collections as more than just an accumulation of trinkets that they happen to enjoy; to them, it's a business, and they're not in it to lose money.


I Didn't Know These Are Slowly Destroying My Scrapbooks!
Once you spend your precious time and energy creating a scrapbook, make sure it lasts! There are a few simple things you can easily do to ensure that your scrapbooks look just as good as the day you finished them, for years to come. The first thing to avoid is paper that is not lignin-free.


Genealogy - Why You Should Get Involved in Your Family History
A few years ago I read a statistic that said that genealogy was the second largest hobby in the United States - second only to gardening. It was no surprise to me as I have been finding and documenting my family tree for almost 30 years.


Sewing - A Wonderful Pastime
To think that in the beginning the only sewing patterns used were to measure from ankle to dirt and chop off the animal skin so that it would not drag on the ground. Now you can get sewing patterns for everything from a simple square sewn together to create a throw pillow to an elaborate wedding dress.


How to Use Textured Paper and Book Jacket Backgrounds to Give Your Scrapbook Dimension
Textured paper can add extra dimension to your scrapbooking page. Textured paper can be used to highlight focus items on your scrapbook page.


Rubber Stamps and Scrapbooking - Keep Kids Busy with Crafts This Summer
They're out of school and back to torment the neighborhood this summer. You remember the days.


A Few Tips About Comic Book Bags
We store comics to keep them valuable. Air pollution, ultra violet light, dirt and oil from fingers as well as rough handling all contribute to the deterioration of a comic.


Embroidery Designs Testing for Machine Embroidery
We have found a "new" way to see how well the stabilizers and methods you are using are working with so that your designs look GREAT without any off outlines, puckering, cupping or warping. This is a TEST - Only a Test - but if You and your stabilizers pass - You will have great looking designs.


What is a Battle Ready Sword?
You'd think that the term "battle ready sword" would be pretty much self explanatory wouldn't you? Unfortunately, many of the swords being described as "battle ready" are anything but. And to quote Adrian Ko from Sword Forum International, "a lot of these swords I wouldn't want to take into battle even if they were strapped to a M-16.


Embroidery Sewing Quality of Machine Embroidery Designs
Many new to embroidery have experienced numerous problems because of the inferior quality of free embroidery design files that they downloaded over the internet. One of the biggest mistakes that many new seamstresses make is using free designs patterns that have problems built in.


Craft Crocheting from Your Home
Crocheting is not only a craft but an art. Once you master the basic stitches you will be well on your way to creating masterpieces you will be pride to share with your family and friends.


A Brief History of Japanese Daruma Dolls
Daruma dolls are representations of the historical Indian priest Bodhidharma, a sage who traveled throughout Japan and China in the 5th or 6th century AD. Bodhidharma is credited with establishing Chan Buddhism in China and Zen Buddhism in Japan.


Introduction to Hobby Metal Casting for the Practical Home Mechanic - Engineer
Your enjoyment will start right from the moment you start to build the simple equipment required. It is possible to create amazing things in metal with a home foundry.


Easy Steps to Scrapbooking with Young Kids
Kids grow up so fast and if you don't try to capture some of these wonderful memories through some means, they'll all slip through the fingers just in a snap. And scrapbooking is a fabulous way to preserving those memories, by combining the photos and journaling of your kids.


Choosing The Correct Comic Book Storage Box
Most Comic Book Storage Boxes are super strong and come with sturdy well-fitting lids and handle holes that can be left in the closed position for storing or pushed open for carrying. They are properly sized to hold a comic in a bag with a backing board.

OfficeJax Modular Office Systems and solutions

 

 


GET 100% free co-op reciprocal advertising
 for your web site
 see bottom of this AD

Place Your AD FREE

Free BACKLINK for
Higher Page Rank
Free Traffic

1,000,000 free hits
per month  Guaranteed
 Free Viral Marketing
 X-Treme Traffic

BUY-A-LINK

Text-AD links $.10 or less ! ! !

5000+ BACKLINKS

 FREE 5000+text AD's linking to your site NoCost CoOp XChange

BELOW WHOLESALE

Why pay retail?
Why pay wholesale? _/_/BUY SURPLUS_/_/


click above to start receiving free Advertising+Traffic to your site today!

 

 

 

 

OfficeJax free ad space available here

 

Find used office equipment in Ohio at www.OfficeJax.Has.It

Find the best fleamarkets at www.FleaMarketWorld.Has.It

Find electric powered vehicles at www.NoGas.Drives.It

 

Free Automatic Link Exchange

indoor flea markets in Ohio indoor flea markets

Office furniture surplus outlet center in Ohio

find unique neon advertising and RV rotating pvc flag poles at OfficeJax Surplus Outlet
 

Buy art and craft supplies below wholesale in Akron, Ohio at OfficeJax

officejax surplus office furniture outlet Akron, ohio

[Back to Top]

 

 

auction news and listings for Akron, Ohio

Best Home Remedies and tips

Akron crafts and hobby news center

Akron currency trading

Akron Ohio pet news

Advertising and promotions Akron, Ohio

The Akron blogging news center

Akron Ohio web site design news

Akron Mortgaging and refinancing

Home | Site Map
© 2012 - 2018 All Rights Reserved

 

coroplast akron ohio custom signs and advertising solutions at OfficeJax online flea market