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Dog Bottle Bank



Recycle a one liter bottle into an adorable puppy bank that can watch over your money. This is a great green crafting project for kids.

Dog Bottle Bank


  • Aleene's® Quick Dry Tacky Glue™
  • 1/2" flat brush
  • Ribbon
  • Acrylic paint, Burnt Umber
  • Chalk pencil
  • Clear plastic 1 liter bottle
  • Styrofoam egg, 2-1/2”
  • Brown felt (we used furry felt)
  • Craft knife
  • Pom poms: (2) 1” brown,(1) 1/2” black
  • Pattern



1. Cut a 1/4” x 1-1/2” slot at back edge of plastic bottle.

2. For the head, paint Styrofoam egg with 1/2” flat brush with Burnt Umber. Let dry.

3. Glue the heads to the top of the bottles. Let dry.

4. Using chalk pencil, trace patterns onto brown felt. Cut out all pieces. Cut out dog bone. Glue felt pieces into place.

5. Glue on eyes. Glue on brown pom poms and black pom pom for nose. Glue on ribbon collar and dog bone. Let dry.


Looking for a companion for your cute doggie bank?  There's a feline version available in our collection of 14 Easy to Make Water Bottle Crafts, plus a ton of other ideas for you to try out!

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Ratings & Comments (2)

Apr 24, 2011

This is great! And, if you wanted to, you could adapt it to fit any size bottle or jar; if you used wide-mouth jars, you could even reach in for your item stored inside--good for small stuff like screws, washers, or anything!!! For all of us doggy lovers, this is a wonderful idea!


Jan 8, 2010

Very cute bank. I am going to make one for myself, a dog lover.


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