Introduction: DIY Pokebank

Do you have a few extra pokedollars in your pocket from your journey to collect them all? Here's the instructions to build your very own PokeBank!

Step 1: Supplies

Before getting to work on the PokeBank, we have to gather a few supplies.


  • Cardboard
  • Hot glue sticks
  • Red and White paint
  • Cork
  • Black paint pen


  • Hot glue gun
  • Paint Brush
  • Ruler
  • Scissors or Box cutter
  • Pencil

Step 2: Cutting Cardboard Into Squares

Step 1: Using your pencil and ruler, draw out 6 squares that are each 8 inches by 8 inches.

Step 2:Use your scissors/box cutter to cut out each square.

Step 3: Painting the Squares

Step 1:Paint 1 of your squares all red.

Step 2: Paint 1 of your squares all white.

Step 3:Paint 4 of your squares half white and half red.

Step 4:Make a thick black line using the black paint pen down the middle of the half white and half red squares

Step 4: Cutting Out the Holes

Step 1:Take the square that is all red and measure a rectangle in the middle of square that is 1/4 wide by 2 inches long

Step 2:Cut out the rectangle

Step 3:Take one of the half white and half red squares and draw out a circle about the size of a quarter in the middle of square

Step 4:Cut out the circle, but keep it. You will need it for the next step.

Step 5:Outline the hole with the black paint pen

Step 5: Making the Plug

Step 1:Cut your cork in half

Step 2:Paint your cork white

Step 3:Take your hot glue gun and hot glue the cork to the circle that you cut out

Step 6: Putting It Together

Step 1:Put the all white square down with the brown side facing the inside

Step 2:Place a strip of hot glue on the edge of the solid white side of the red and white squares

Step 3:Glue down the red square on the top of the sides with the brown side facing the inside

Step 7: All Done!!

Now your very own Pokebank is completed to hold all your Pokedollars!

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