Saving money is so much more fun when you have a cute place to put it… that’s why I found the best DIY piggy banks out there! Whether you’re saving for a rainy day, your next trip, or teaching your kids the importance of money, there’s a cute idea here for you
Having a piggy bank is a simple way to stay organized and on track of things. You can also do that with the free printables I’ve been making. They’re an easy way to organize any area of your life! Don’t forget to check them out at the end of the post
Here are the piggy banks I found:
DIY Piggy Banks
Source: Say Yes
Do you want to teach your kids the value of money? Create three different piggy banks where you can ask your kids to put money for three different purposes: “Spend”, “Save” and “College”. Of course, you can play with those labels in any way you want!
Easy DIY Piggy Bank
Source: Home Made Ginger
Teaching your kids about healthy spending habits can be tricky sometimes, bearing in mind that young kids don’t understand the value of money yet, right?! This tutorial shows your three different piggy banks for the money you want your kids to save, spend, and give. Teach them the importance of saving for a rainy day!
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Baby Yoda Piggy Bank Craft
Source: Homemade Heather
Baby Yoda is the cutest… is there a better way to get your kids to save money than in this cute piggy bank? If you have some leftover mason jars, the only other supplies you might need is some paint and felt. Then let your kids start saving their change and birthday money!
Rolling Coin Bank
Source: Lovely Indeed
Wouldn’t it be fun if you could make a piggy bank where your kid sees their coins as they roll down? You can! This amazing project will take a bit more time than most piggy bank crafts, but it’s worth it. Watch the coins pile up and crack it open once your kids hit their goal!
A DIY Coin Bank Full of Sparkle & Shine
Source: Taylor Bradford
If you’re looking for a DIY piggy bank for your older kids to make, this might be the perfect one! They can make a sparkly piggy bank to put those coins in. You’ll need a gold mirrored mason jar, some spray paint, and a few other supplies. So stop by Hobby Lobby next time you’re out and about!
Map Mason Jar Bank
Source: Pillar Box Blue
Do you have a friend that loves to travel? Is their birthday coming up? Let’s make a unique piggy bank gift for them! Create a “travel fund” piggy bank and a “city break fund” piggy bank that takes about an hour to make. It’s such a wonderful gift!
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Hot Air Balloon Mason Jar
Source: Sprinkled and Painted
I absolutely LOVE using mason jars for all my crafts! This tutorial shows you how you can turn a mason jar into a hot air balloon that will work great as a little piggy bank. You and your kids can make the balloon as colorful as you want. So fun!
Pattern-centric DIY Coin Bank
Source: Paper & Stitch
Are you ready for a bigger and better piggy bank than the one your kids have?! This tutorial shows you how to make one with any decoration or pattern on it you’d like. This piggy bank has a banana pattern but you could easily change that for something that your kids love. I think this would be a great weekend afternoon project with the kids!
Scrap Wood Coin Bank
Source: 100 Things 2 Do
Always have some scrap wood lying around? If so, this step by step tutorial would be perfect to use up those leftovers. This style would look great on your bookshelf or on the kids dresser… Plus, it has a clear window on the front so you can see how much they have saved up!
Robot Emoji DIY Piggy Bank
Source: Saws on Skates
Are you looking for fun ways to teach your kids to save their coins for a rainy day? Check out this tutorial to see the cutest piggy bank project ever! This shows you how to make a piggy bank that looks like a robot emoji. Your kids will love putting their coins in!
Rainbow Sequin Piggy Bank
Source: Handmade Charlotte
Sequin piggy banks?! Yes, please! If your kids are saving for a special toy that they want, this will make it easier. They’ll love putting coins in and saving up. Once they get their toy… they can start all over again!
Pot o’ Gold DIY Piggy Bank
Source: Playground Park Bench
At the end of a rainbow, there’s ALWAYS a pot of gold! This tutorial shows you how to make a piggy bank that looks like a cute little pot of gold. It is a simple project with some basic supplies that will cost you less than $5. Practical and affordable!
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DIY Coin Bank
Source: The Crafted Life
Looking for a simple and extra quick piggy bank for your kids without having to make a huge mess?! Here’s a tutorial that shows you how to turn a basic jar into the perfect place for them to start saving. It even shows you how to easily make a slot in the lid
Honey Fund Coin Bank
Source: Something Turquoise
If you’ve found a good piggy bank tutorial to make for the kids… here’s one you could make for yourself! I love that you can decorate the front of it with what you want save up for and it’ll look good anywhere in your house. Save up for your a rainy day or your next vacation!
Paper Mache Piggy Bank
Source: Fiesta No Siesta
This homemade piggy bank project would be great if your kids are wanting to try making their own paper mache! Instead of just making a globe or something else just for decoration… once the kids are done with this, they’ll have something they can use. Once it’s full, they’ll love breaking it open and counting everything up!
DIY Charlie Brown Coin Bank
Source: Onion Rings And Things
This DIY Charlie Brown piggy bank is the perfect project for teaching your kids about money management and saving. If you have some construction paper and cardboard tube ( she used an old tootsie roll container ) you could make it in no time! Make this just in time for Halloween!
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DIY Pokeball Mason Jar Piggy Bank
Source: Living Well Mom
If you have a pokemon lover at home… this would be a super fun project to make! Grab an old mason jar, some paint and let your kids get to painting their very own piggy bank. Once they’re done, start filling it up and count down the days to breaking it open!
DIY Llama Piggy Bank
Source: Delineate Yur Dwelling
Llamas are such cute animals and if your kids need a fun place to save their change or bday money, they’ll love this llama themed DIY piggy bank. They’ll love it even more if they help you make it. So, check out the tutorial to see all the supplies you need!
DIY Wooden Animal Coin Banks
Source: The Created Home
There are so many things you can make out of scrap wood but these wooden animal piggy banks will melt your heart! Ask your kids if they want a bird, penguin, frog, or fox! Once they choose, follow this awesome tutorial to make it at home
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Wooden Letter Piggy Bank
Source: Promi Design
A letter-shaped piggy bank!? I love this one! If you’ve already tried making your own but it didn’t turn out the way you wanted… check out this customized letter piggy bank. These could be a great Christmas gift for the young kids in your family. Choose the letter you want and get their name etched in the glass!
Now that you have all the inspo you need, let’s grab your supplies and get down to work! It’s a great feeling to craft something and show it off to all your friends and family. Any of these designs will be a show stopper and help you save for your next adventure! Don’t forget to check out the other craft posts to make even more DIY projects with the kids…
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