Piggy banks are among the choicest possessions of kids, and even adults who would strive hard to save their extra penny to meet any of their luxuries. Instead of spending a fortune over it by going for ready ones, choose to make them at home. You may use a lot of recycled things like coke cans, old plastic bottles, or even plastic cups. They can also be designed using cardboard, ceramic, clay, or wood. Check out the tutorials to follow on how to make homemade piggy banks.
Decorate the bottle cap or paint it if you wish to give the piggy bank a more colorful look.
It would not look like a piggy bank but would serve the same purpose when giving your mason jar a stylish makeover and converting it into a money bank.
The pig’s nose made using a large bottle cap, looks the cutes, makes it even more appealing by fixing a pom pom to it. The above link gives you many other innovative ideas to make a piggy bank for your kid.
The letter stickers on top add an extra charm to the money bank. If teaching your kids to save, then you may write something thoughtful like “Save the extra penny” and so on.
If you already have a jar with a sturdy lid, make three cuts to give it the impression of separate compartments. Each section may stand for a particular purpose, as shown here “Spend”, “Save”, and “Share”.
A plastic bottle wrapped in white, with blue wings, help replicate an airplane. Slit a ho9le in the middle as an outlet to keep the coins.
The pink glittery colored cardboard, googly eyes, and the bottle caps make it look immensely authentic.
If making it for a kid, add smileys and beads to the sides to make it look attractive.
The pink pipe cleaners at the end make the bottle look all the more adorable.
The addition of beads and other embellishments intensifies its beauty to the fullest.
Besides a map, you could even paste pictures of places on your bucket list to give kids the drive to save.
You could get a book box from the store and make a slot of top to store your money. Likewise, an actual hardcover book could also go into the making of a piggy bank. The tutorial in the above link shows directions for both.
Paint the jar and make a slid in the lid, Holla! You have a lovely mason jar piggy bank at your disposal. Tie a red ribbon around if you intend to give it as a gift.
At the onset, what appears as a cardboard box has a piggy bank concealed within, like this one.
If you want something cool, then take your old Pringles container, make a hole on the box, and you have a lovely piggy bank at all. Leave it as it is or decorate it as per your liberty with marvel paper, and beads.
The brown and white drizzle of paint on top makes it look chocolaty.
If your kiddo is a Minion fan, then this piggy bank, based on his favorite animated character, would delight him to the fullest.
Transform your globe into a piggy bank by making a long hole at the center. Wrap it nicely in craft paper and decorate it further to give it a new appearance altogether.
If you already have a ceramic piggy bank, personalize it by decorating it beautifully, as shown in this picture. The red and orange polka dots against the yellow background look increasingly fantastic.
The pink pom poms on the sides give it a cute appearance.
Instead of discarding the waste bottles, you may design them into useful stuff, with a piggy bank being one of them. The ears made using paper as well as the big, googly eyes make it appear closely similar to a real pig.
This would be a wonderful craft idea for preschoolers who will simultaneously learn the skill of folding alongside saving.
To give it an authentic appearance, make its nose, eyes, and ears, as shown in the above image.
This lovely glass block piggy bank would be a fabulous gift to give a new mom. The blue writings will change to pink if it is a baby girl.
Make the opening big enough to accommodate your dollars as well.
The array of tutorials would undoubtedly help make cute piggy banks for your little ones or even yourself. They could either replicate a pig or also be designed as money boxes to store your cash. If you want to put in dollars too apart from just the coins, go for a bigger opening.
Published on July 17th 2020 by Miranda Gibbs