Easy Father’s Day Gift – Dad’s Coin Bank

Father’s Day is another two weeks, have you think of something for your father or your kids to give their daddy? Maybe a little handmade gift will be a great meaningful gift on Father’s Day. Particularly, a gift that they love to use. Let me offer my idea of DIY Father’s Day gift, a coin bank! A simple gift that I guess most Fathers are use it, as men usually keeps their coins anywhere. This gift would also help them to be more organized.

I made the coin bank from upcycled plastic jar. I presenting the coin jar in black and white for a masculine look, perfect for Father’s Day gift. Easy and quick to make, this will also a great DIY Father’s Day gift for kids to make. Without any further, here are some simple supplies and easy tutorial that I have prepared for you. On to the things you need to prepare!


Things To Prepare

This easy coin bank for Dads is also a great example of recycling plastic for kids to learn. But you can always replace the plastic jar with mason jar, because the idea of “re-use” is to use whatever you got. Below are the supplies you need to have:

  • Plastic jars
  • White paint
  • Black drawing pen
  • Black paint
  • Round wooden sign ( I made it from balsa wood, but you can use sliced wood too)
  • Leather string
  • Hot glue


How To Make

Making this coin jar for Father’s Day will be a great way to spend time with your kids during stay-at-home period. And also teach your kids to be more crafty. Anyway, you can follow my steps to make this easy Father’s Day gift of Dad’s coin bank.

  1. Clean the plastic jar and make a coin hole on the lid.
  2. Paint the jar’s cover in black paint. Leave it dry.
  3. Take the jar and paint the middle area in white paint. Let it dry.
  4. Take a round wooden sign and write “dad’s” with circles frame.
  5. Use a black leather string to tie the jar around and end it with tied bow.
  6. Last is to glue the “dad’s” wooden sign right under the leather bow by using hot glue.


It’s not that difficult to make your own DIY Father’s Day Gift, right? Even kids can make Dad’s coin bank, and maybe with just a little help from Mommy. You can try other color or style that Daddy loves. And this Father’s gift is also great to keep Daddy to be organized with his pennies.

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