Oh yeah - I totally forgot to post some pics here of what the pirate ship pinata finally looked like !
I posted something on Facebook - but some of you won't be on facebook ! Here are some pics of how it turned out :
Not too bad I thought - especially for a first try at a pinata. I DID end up making it far too strong though. Before the party I had to pull out all the cardboard 'skeleton' and then I scored a number of 'structural weaknesses' into the hull with a craft knife. It was a good thing I did too - those kids NEVER would have broken it otherwise !
Here's the ultimate fate of the ship "
All that hard work - smashed ! Heh - well, that's what I built it for.
Afterwards, Angelo had a great time dragging it round playcentre by the rope :