I made a start tonight on the pirate ship pinata for Angelo's 4th birthday party. I found a web site about making one here :
Which was very useful !
I got some photocopy paper boxes from work, cut them up and hot glued them together to form the paper mache frame :
It's looking alright so far. Tomorrow I'll get the first layer of paper mache on. Hopefully it won't get too soggy and collapse under its own weight !