DIY of the Week: Water Balloon Piñatas

This DIY game will keep everyone in your family cool during these hot summer months. You only need a few items to get the fun started! Tutorial via

Materials List

  1. Water balloons
  2. Water
  3. String or rope
  4. Plastic Bat
  5. Plastic funnel for filling balloons (optional)


  1. Fill water balloons with water. The more full they are the more easily they break when hit with the bat.
  2. Take the piece of string and tie a knot around each water balloon. 10-15 balloons at a time works best.
  3. Hang up the piñata. It will be heavy so using a strong string like twine works best.
  4. Start swinging and let the fun begin!