Ever thought of teaching your child about ‘Savings’? How about giving him/her a piggy bank of his/her own? Well not the porcelain one that the kid (usually) ends up breaking (dramatically) in the movies. Why not make a paper craft piggy bank with your child?
Apart from invoking your child’s curiosity to start saving, he/she will be able to learn about shapes and enjoy some quality time with you creating the piggy bank.
Parental Involvement: Medium
Duration: 30 minutes
Skills Acquired: Creativity, Curiosity, Confidence
- Colour paper
Instructions for Paper Craft Piggy Bank Activity
- On a paper draw a square and triangles.
- Cut out the shape and make holes for inserting the money & piggy’s ears.
- Fold and glue the sides to create the required shape.
- Draw and cut out the ears, nose & tail in colour paper and insert them in the appropriate places.
- Using a marker complete the eyes and nose.
And that’s it. The Piggy Bank is all set! Now go ahead and give your child his/her first deposit!
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