A very cute project which most kids can manage to do the bulk of by themselves.


  • 1 empty 3L plastic milk container
  • 2 empty toilet rolls
  • black permanent marker
  • pink paint, paintbrushes and newspapers
  • sticky tape


  1. Clean and dry an empty 3L milk container.
  2. Place newspaper on a table, then paint the milk container all over. Then paint the toilet rolls all over. You may need to do several coats to cover the plastic. Leave to dry.
  3. When dry, draw eyes and a nose with the black marker.
  4. Cut one of the toilet rolls into 2 triangles, then sticky tape to the top of the bottle for ears.
  5. Cut the other toilet roll into half and stick at the front of pig to form legs.
  6. Cut a hole in the back of the pig for the money to pass through.

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    • 13 Jun 2016
      7:11 pm

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  • Looks like a lot of fun thanks for sharing


  • This is so cute and great way to reuse bottles.


  • Very cute. A great lockdown, weekend or school holiday activity for the kids.


  • This is great activity to do for kids.


  • Ok this little piggy made my day, its wonderfully adorable!


  • I’ve just introduced my son to the book unos garden and he loved it. This would be a great craft for us to make a snortlepig and hide it around the garden!


  • Super cute! A great group activity at birthday parties


  • The cardboard piggy bank turned out perfect and wasn’t that difficult.


  • great idea, i love craft that uses upcycling!


  • This looks so cute and easy! I’m very much into easy things…. thanks for sharing


  • Cute ! Tip; mix some craft glue with the paint, it makes a huge difference how long the paint lasts on the plastic milk bottle


  • Such a great way to recycle bottles & learn about the importance of money.


  • That’s a big piggy bank and would take very long time to fill but it would save some good money.


  • This is super cute. Love doing crafts with my daughter. She is learning about money at the moment, this is such a great idea.


  • most people would have what they need to do this craft, and its a great wow project to show off too


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