There are some pretty cool classic piggy banks pigs, but if you are looking for something more unique, check out the awesome dinosaurs, trucks, and Pokémon alternatives to suit any young saver. Or, because the sky’s the limit with coin banks, why not go all-out with a glow in the dark moon bank which contains a genuine meteorite from space?
Unicorn Piggy Bank
Add magic to their money by giving them this cute unicorn piggy bank, which comes complete with a golden horn, sparkly mane and tail, and a slightly cheeky look on its face.
Pink Polka Dot Piggy Bank
These days piggy banks come in all shapes and sizes, but if you want a traditional one this pretty pink pig has some rather fetching white polka dots to break up the color.
Digital Coin Bank
Kids can physically see their money adding up as they drop each coin into this savings jar, because the amount is automatically tracked and displayed digitally on the LCD lid.
Moon Rocket Sculptural Bank
Fold back the nose cone of this awesome retro space rocket and lift out the tiny bronze spaceman, to reveal a slot for posting any loose change you have in your pocket.
LEGO Piggy Coin Bank
If you build it, they will come…and put all their coins inside. This super cool LEGO set builds into a brilliant piggy bank which is made up of 148 vibrant red pieces.
Dinosaur Piggy Bank
Utterly adorable and bound to be a hit with dinosaur-loving kids, this little green dino literally ‘eats’ the coins your child feeds it, and keeps them safe until it’s time to withdraw.
Panda Stealing Money Bank
With impeccable manners, this cute panda will stretch out his paw to grab any coins placed on the plate with a very polite ‘hello’, and says ‘thank you’ when he takes them.
Personalized Name Piggy Bank
Kids love anything with their name on, and this savings bank will be made to order in one of 10 colors in a 3D shape of their name.
Hand-Made Glass Piggy Bank
Giving a novel twist on the traditional piggy bank, this clear version has a natural cork snout and is made from borosilicate glass so savers can see their money building up inside.
Ceramic Rocket Piggy Bank
Their savings will sky rocket with this bright and cheerful savings spaceship box, which has been hand painted and glazed and features a top slot and removable bottom plug.
Wooden Letter Piggy Bank
Handmade from ash wood, this personalized piggy bank will arrive in the shape of your child’s initial and comes with a clear plexiglass front so your kid can see as their savings mount.
Octopus Piggy Bank
The perfect gift for a baby boy, this adorable savings bank is made from ceramic dolomite in the shape of a lovable octopus, and hand-painted and glazed in a beautiful shade of blue.
Face Money Eating Coin Box
For a complete departure from the norm, how about giving this money eating face savings bank to someone who prefers quirky to cutesy – it actually opens its mouth as their hand comes near!
Dubble Bubble Gumball Piggy Bank
For savers who prefer instant gratification in return for their hard-earned cash, this gum ball machine will dispense one chewy candy for every deposit made, making it a sweeter way to save.
Chunky Piggy Bank
Kids better be absolutely sure they want to save before putting their money in this precious little porker, because this ceramic piggy bank must be smashed to get their cash back out.
Money Maze Puzzle Box
This is definitely a money box with a difference, because in order to retrieve the cash inside, kids must first solve the a-maze-ing puzzle by manoeuvring the silver ball into the right position.
This pewter finish bulldozer can be personalized with a special message and/or name on the roof, which makes it a perfect choice for a child’s special birthday and a wonderful gift to cherish forever.
Kitten Piggy Bank
Made from high quality resin and non-toxic pigments, this cute kitty will keep their coins safe, while looking super sweet and proud of its little golden bell under its chin.
Large Modern Piggy Bank
If they want to save big this is the piggy bank for them, because it comes supersized in a choice of four colors – there’s also the option to personalize the pig’s wooden snout.
Pinata Coin Bank
They could smash this colorful piñata to get their money out when it’s full, although there is a stopper on the bottom so they can empty it and use it again.
Completely different to the classic money box, this handmade wooden treasure chest will keep their money safely under lock and key until they need to get to their pieces of eight.
Charmander Coin Bank
Fans of Pokémon will be far more likely to save when they have Charmander looking after their money. Made from ceramic, this sweet money box can be opened via a stopper underneath.
3-in-1 Money-Wise Educational Piggy Bank
With three separate boxes included, this ‘piggy’ bank divides your child’s money into saving, spending, and sharing, which will help to teach them that giving is just as important as receiving.
This pretty three-part money box contains sections to save, spend, and share, and includes a passbook in which they can record all their transactions, which is a valuable lesson for later life.
Truck with Trailer Piggy Bank
This beautiful truck and trailer doubles as a savings box, and is made with a natural beech wood and finished with painted details in the 2 colors of your choice.
Shark Money Bank
This shark wants to be ferocious but he’s far too cute! Made from ceramic, this toothy predator will keep your kid’s coins and folded notes safe while looking good on the shelf.
Personalized Ceramic Piggy Bank
When nothing but a classic will do, this pink ceramic piggy bank is exactly that – a cute and pretty pig which sports subtle polka dot details and comes personalized with a name.
Giraffe Wooden Piggy Bank
This handmade wooden giraffe makes a stunning alternative to the traditional piggy bank. Kids will be fascinated as they watch the giraffe ‘eating’ their money and see it ‘settling’ in its plexiglass stomach.
Polka Dot Elephant Piggy Bank
If they prefer jungle animals to farmyard ones, this adorable grey elephant savings bank will make a welcome alternative, from its happy face to the pretty white all-over polka dots.
Glowing Moon Money Bank
They’ll be able to keep an eye on their money day and night with this incredible National Geographic glow in the dark moon money box, which includes a real meteorite from space!
Spirited Away Piggy Bank
For savers who prefer their piggy banks a little more macabre, this No Face Man’s head flips open to reveal a huge mouth, which swallows the coins placed in the bowl he’s holding.
Globe Coin Bank
Whether they’re saving to travel the world or just have an interest in geography, this spinning globe coin bank makes for an interesting way to watch their money grow.
Snout Piggy Bank
Made using soft PVC plastic and with a cute stitched appearance, this whimsical pig will hold their coins safely until it’s time to retrieve them by twisting the snout to the side.
Handmade Pottery Piggy Bank
Just as cute as the traditional pink pig, this handmade ceramic one is made using three coats of glaze to create the beautiful green/blue effect, and features a removable cork snout.
This coin bank is a fusion of past and future as the dinosaur is cast in a shiny metal for an industrial-type look, and is perfect for fans of all things prehistoric.
Red Fox Personalized Piggy Bank
Shaped like a classic piggy, this sweet coin bank can be personalized and is ideal for those who love woodland animals as it is painted to resemble a whimsical fox.
Fox-Shaped Coin Bank
Utterly beautiful, just like the animal it represents, this geometric fox savings bank is stunning, and is handmade from natural resin and hand painted for a unique and decorative look.
21 Diy Piggy Banks and Coin Bank Ideas
If your child has a favorite superhero, encourage him or her to save with one of these homemade coin banks which you can make easily using a mason jar and paint.
Silly ‘stache Jars
They can ‘stache their cash in one of these fun jars which make full use of the current trend for lip foliage – why not make a matching set to store other things in, too?
Rainbow Mason Jar Piggy Bank
You could decorate this cute money jar or have the kids do their own, but either way, the cheerful rainbow and beautiful bright colors will bring sunshine to the rainiest of days.
Painted Polka Dot Piggy Bank
If you can find a paper mache piggy bank at your local craft store, you can turn it into a stunningly vibrant version by following the simple steps in this tutorial.
Auto Piggy Bank
Follow the step by step photographs in this blog post to create a custom savings bank using a model version of their favorite car and spray painting it in gold.
Uncycled Pringles Can Piggy Bank
Pringles cans are super handy when it comes to crafts for kids; use one to make a totally customized coin bank for the kids, which they can decorate with stickers and gems.
Taxi Cab Piggy Bank
Whether they use the AR app or just really like yellow cabs, this DIY piggy bank is based on Maxi the Taxi and can be made at home using cardboard, tape, and paints.
Paper Mache Dino Bank
Making paper mache with flour is an environmentally friendly way of crafting, and can be used to create these dinosaur coin banks which the kids can then paint themselves.
Minnie & Mickey Mouse Mason Jar Money Banks
Whether you’re looking for matching money banks for him and her, or just want a pair for a Disney fan, these adorable Minnie and Mickey mason jar versions will be just perfect.
Pot O’ Gold Piggy Bank
Give them a bit of Irish charm with a homemade pot of gold at the end of a pipe cleaner rainbow – you could even paint the jar gold in true leprechaun style.
Giant Mail Tube Pencil Piggy Bank
This incredible DIY coin bank might take a lifetime to fill, but once it’s full it’ll pay for a holiday of a lifetime – it looks brilliant and is really easy to make, too.
Glittered Dollar Store Piggy Bank
This is a genius way of turning a dollar store piggy bank into something beautifully blingy that they’ll want to save in – simply cover it in superfine glitter and watch it sparkle.
Piggy Bank Tissue Box
Turn an empty tissue box into this wonderful piggy bank by following the crochet pattern included in this post; you can even change the color if you don’t want your pig pink.
Shadow Box Bank
This shadow box tutorial is a fabulous way to create a coin bank which is totally out of the norm, and it will look stunning on any shelf or windowsill.
otem Pole Banks
They can sort their money into ‘spend’, ‘save’, and ‘share’ with this three can totem pole money bank, which is made using empty cans and various colors of duct tape.
Leather Piggy Bank
Sticking to the piggy theme when it comes to saving, this coin bank is based on the free printable template included, and is made entirely from vegetable tanned leather.
Minion Mason Jar Coin Banks
Minions are loved the world over, and now these funny little fellows can help your child save when you create these yellow and blue mason jar piggy banks that kids will adore.
Cha-Ching Mason Jar Piggy Bank
This is a quick and easy savings bank for adults or children – simply choose your vinyl lettering accordingly, and then paint the jar in their favorite shade.
Charlie Brown Coin Bank
Repurpose an empty Tootsie Roll tube into a cute Charlie Brown themed money box by covering it in yellow paper and adding the black zigzag from Chuck’s famous sweater.
3 Jar Piggy Bank
In keeping with the ‘spend, save, give’ sentiment, this set of three pretty jars sit inside a wooden stand that’s easy to create with a hole saw and sanding Dremel bit.
Cereal Box Piggy Bank
Let the kids choose their theme for these cereal box piggy banks and they will be much more inclined to use them to save their pennies for that special toy.