How to make a piñata ornament? /¿Cómo hacer una piñata de adorno?

A piñata is a typical and traditional element to celebrate Mexican festivities. Originally piñatas were made out of clay, then they were covered with tissue paper of various colors and filled with typical fruits of the season, candies, among other things. These were destroyed with a stick while being blindfolded. The idea was to take all the contents of the piñata as soon as they fell and to enjoy the “prize”. Now a days, modern piñatas are made out of newspapers and tissue paper, however they are still an essential part of Mexican celebrations. / Una piñata es un elemento típico y tradicional para celebrar los festejos mexicanos. Originalmente las piñatas estaban hechas de barro, después eran cubiertas con papel de china de una variedad de colores y rellenas de frutas típicas de la temporada, dulces y otras cosas. Estas se destruían con un palo mientras tenias vendados los ojos. La idea era llevarse todo el contenido de la piñata en cuanto este cayera y disfrutar del “premio”. Actualmente las piñatas modernas se hacen con periódico y papel de china, sin embargo siguen siendo parte esencial de los festejos mexicanos.

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