What was the Pinata used for?

Answer The pinata originated in China and was used as a symbol of luck during New Year celebration. They became popular in Europe as part of the celebration of Lent. Spanish missionaries used pinatas in N... Read More »

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What is a pinata?

Pinatas are made in different shapes and are tied to a string wrapped around a branch and beaten by blindfolded children with a stick, until it breaks and candy spills out. Even though pinatas are ... Read More »

What is the pinata song?

According to the Mexican culture website Mexconnect the pinata is used during celebrations for birthdays, Christmas and other religious holidays throughout Mexico and other areas of North America.H... Read More »

What is a pinata card?

A Pinata Vision card is used to play the Xbox 360 game Viva Pinata: Trouble in Paradise. The cards have characters pictured on them. Players can point a web camera at a printed version or an onscre... Read More »

What is a pinata made of?

Historically, pinatas have been crafted from many things. They were originally made of clay pots or hardened reeds. Today's pinatas are almost always made of paper mache, as the material is light ... Read More »