20 Fun, Interesting and Easy DIY Piggy Bank Ideas That Children Can Learn

A piggy bank is basically a container that is generally made from porcelain or ceramic to collect and keep coins. It serves as a pedagogical device that teaches children the concept of saving. It has got its name from its shape. Many of the piggy banks have a rubber plug on its underside and others have a removable nose that helps in accessing coins. You can craft a cute pig bank all by yourself and involve your child in the craft to make him more involved and interested in the concept of the piggy bank. Here are some fun and simple DIY piggy bank ideas to help you.

Interesting DIY Piggy Bank Ideas to Teach Your Child Resource Management

Can you imagine creating a colorful piggy bank from a recycled water bottle? Well, you can use anything from wood, quilt, mason jars and even cereal jars to craft your piggy bank with. Use your imagination and put your discarded milk boxes to use. Lego blocks also serve the purpose. Make use of your water cooler bottle, soda bottle or even a Pringles can for the piggy bank craft.

How to Craft a Piggy Bank from a Water Bottle?

  • Peel off all labels from the empty bottle.
  • Cut out orange paper to wrap around the bottle and use the ear template to cut out the ears of the pig. Cut out two blue circles for the eyes.
  • Glue the ears and eyes onto the bottle.
  • Paint the beads for the legs. Glue them to the bottle after they dry.

With these creative DIY piggy bank ideas craft a cute and peppy piggy bank for your child.

Grab unused tin container at home and decorate them the way you like using craft papers and colors. Then give them the shape of piggy banks.

Grab unused tin container at home and decorate them the way you like using craft papers and colors. Then give them the shape of piggy banks.

Cut plastic bottles into two halves and then color them using spray paint. Make a hole at the top to insert the coins.

Cut plastic bottles into two halves and then color them using spray paint. Make a hole at the top to insert the coins.

This one is really unique. Using plastic bottles, spray paint and other decorative you make this piggy bank in just a few minutes.

This one is really unique. Using plastic bottles, spray paint and other decorative you make this piggy bank in just a few minutes.

Using sharpie pens of different colors you can make your piggy banks look more alluring and lovely.

Using sharpie pens of different colors you can make your piggy banks look more alluring and lovely.

Make this plastic bottle piggy bank for your little one using craft papers and other decorative.

Make this plastic bottle piggy bank for your little one using craft papers and other decorative.

This colorful piggy bank gets ready using tin containers and craft papers. They look really cute when done.

This colorful piggy bank gets ready using tin containers and craft papers. They look really cute when done.

Using glass jars you can make this piggy bank at home in just a few simple steps. They get ready in minutes.

Using glass jars you can make this piggy bank at home in just a few simple steps. They get ready in minutes.

Grab any plastic bottle, some craft papers, glue and color to get started for making this airplane piggy bank.

Grab any plastic bottle, some craft papers, glue and color to get started for making this airplane piggy bank.

Take mason jars and color them using spray paint. You can give them any shape you like and your kids are sure to love them.

Take mason jars and color them using spray paint. You can give them any shape you like and your kids are sure to love them.

These are really simple and easy to make using cheap articles and decorative pieces. You can also use some glitter paint for more decoration.

These are really simple and easy to make using cheap articles and decorative pieces. You can also use some glitter paint for more decoration.

This cardboard piggy bank is a must try out for everyone. Just follow the simple steps to get them ready to use.

This cardboard piggy bank is a must try out for everyone. Just follow the simple steps to get them ready to use.

Give your mason jars a complete new makeover using lovely paints. Use them as piggy banks and your kids are sure to enjoy the craft.

Give your mason jars a complete new makeover using lovely paints. Use them as piggy banks and your kids are sure to enjoy the craft.

This minion piggy bank is really lovely and looks cute. Try this with your kids at home using cheap materials.

This minion piggy bank is really lovely and looks cute. Try this with your kids at home using cheap materials.

Decorate any unused container that you have at home using simple decorative items. This piggy bank looks really lovely when completed.

Decorate any unused container that you have at home using simple decorative items. This piggy bank looks really lovely when completed.

This 3D style beaded piggy bank is lovely for your princess. Gift it to her and she is sure to get pleased with it.

This 3D style beaded piggy bank is lovely for your princess. Gift it to her and she is sure to get pleased with it.

Using an empty cardboard box you can make this piggy bank ready. Wrap it up with color paper and it gets ready to use.

Using an empty cardboard box you can make this piggy bank ready. Wrap it up with color paper and it gets ready to use.

Another lovely bottle piggy bank made using craft papers and other decorative items.

Another lovely bottle piggy bank made using craft papers and other decorative items.

This wooden piggy bank looks really unique and nice. Take the help of YouTube videos to get it done.

This wooden piggy bank looks really unique and nice. Take the help of YouTube videos to get it done.

This one is a lovely saving idea that you can hang on the wall. Using cheap and simple articles to can do this craft at home.

This one is a lovely saving idea that you can hang on the wall. Using cheap and simple articles to can do this craft at home.

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