Intro: DIY Money Jar
- Duct tape
- Clean lemonade jar (I used a Minute Maid Light Lemonade jar)
- Permanent marker
Step 1: Duct Tape
You will be duct taping over two sides, leaving a gap in between each for labels. First, duct tape from the bottom to the neck of the bottle, covering the front label. On both sides of the duct taped region, skip over a clear area of about 2 inches. Lastly, duct tape over the back label with the nutrition facts.
Step 2: The Labels
On whichever clear area you want, mark lines up and down the jar to show signs of progression in collecting your money. I divided mine into 5 categories and labeled them in the following order from bottom to top: Spare Change Collector, Coins Gallore, Rich in coins, Lifetime Arcade Games, and Extreme Change Collector. You can come up with all kinds of encouraging titles or sayings under each category to make the collecting exciting!
Step 3: Deposit Your Coins!
Set your Money Jar in a convenient spot and deposit your spare change whenever you pass by it. You would be surprised at how fast the coins start to pile up!