Making Stuff: Kids Money Banks

by This is Carrie on January 10, 2011

I’ve never been able to find the perfect bank for the girls so we finally decided to design and make our own.  Perusing the aisles in the craft store, I found wooden boxes which I compartmentalized with an extra piece of balsa wood (also found at the craft store) and some E6000 glue.  Slots in the top of the box were made with an X-acto knife.

Once all the pre-work was done, the girls had fun picking out and mod podging their paper onto the boxes as well as stamping the labels to help keep their money straight.

Hopefully we’ll start out the new year developing good money saving and spending habits.

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