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Pinata - pull or bash?

(5 Posts)
gloomysue Sat 22-Aug-09 19:00:24

Does anyone know which sort of pinata is best for a bunch of 4/5 year olds?
the ones that you hit with a stick or where you pull little ribbons?

peanutbutterkid Sat 22-Aug-09 19:44:42

Ribbons, they don't hit hard enough ime for the bashing to get enough sweets out before they are bored to bits by it all, anyway.

MovingOutOfBlighty Sat 22-Aug-09 19:50:58

Stick.

Keeps the little devils busy for a few minutes. make it out of concrete and you get another few minutes of peace.

gingernutlover Sun 23-Aug-09 21:50:31

if you buy a ribbon one and the lucky child that pulls first pulls the correct string - isnt it over really really quickly?

I would go for the bashing one, you can guarantee it lasts more than one go.

Or maybe theres a tick to the pull ones?

sinat54 Fri 28-Aug-09 15:43:20

def, the bashing one!! If its too tricky for the lil' ones then do it without the blindfold and limit to 3/4 swings per kid. We always seem to have older kids too so get them to do it with the blindfold and one handed etc!

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