SpanishPod101.com Blog
Learn Spanish with Free Daily
Audio and Video Lessons!
Start Your Free Trial 6 FREE Features

A piñata is a container made of pottery or paper. - Mexican Culture

piñata

A piñata is a decorated container that sometimes holds candy or small presents. They are mainly used at birthday parties, but are also common during other celebrations. People take turns trying to break the piñata with a stick. Once it’s been broken, the candy and small presents fall out for people to collect.

Celebramos los cumpleaños con una piñata. We celebrate birthdays with a piñata.

P.S. Get Your Daily Dose of Spanish with 1-Minute Mini-Lessons
The Daily Dose of Spanish is a Calendar that gives you new, 1-minute lessons every day. Why? Because learning a little every day is easy, strengthens your habits and motivation and you improve your Spanish over time. Lessons range from culture and holidays to grammar, slang, phrases and more. Find it in the Spanish Resources menu or in the Quick Links menu on your Dashboard.

Click here to check out the Daily Dose of Spanish Calendar.