Pinatas! In Senora Fristensky’s Spanish 4 Honors class, 11th graders had the opportunity to make their own pinatas as part of a cultural theme lesson. Students took it to a whole new level, and came up with so many amazing examples they were simply too beautiful to destroy! Though the Spanish origin of pinatas is largely undisputed among historians, some evidence also points to China as the original root of the pinata custom. The interpretation of the piñata rested on the struggle of man against temptation. Originally, pinatas had seven points representing the seven deadly sins. The seasonal fruit and candy inside represented temptations, and the blindfold and stick represented faith. Nice job!