Pot o' Gold Craft

Create your own pot o' gold and save some money. This craft is totally green too! You can use leftover chip cans and tissue paper!


Photo: Homemade piggy bank


  • Cylindrical can with lid
  • Festive tissue paper or wrapping paper
  • Clear contact paper
  • Tape or glue
  • Scissors
  • Optional: Garland, glitter, or markers for additional decoration


1. Tape tissue paper or wrapping paper to the outside of the can.

2. Cover in clean contact paper

3. Cut a slit in the lid.

4. Fill with money.

Text by NGS Staff
Photograph by Lyssa White