What you will need
- Bostik Glu Tape
- Bostik Multipurpose Spray
- Bostik School Glue Coloured PVA - Green
- Bostik Blu Tack Colour
- 2 toilet rolls
- Scrap paper
- Googly eyes
- Toilet paper
- Needle or safety pin
Step 1: Blow up your balloon
Blow up balloon to roughly the size of a large Easter egg
Step 2: Prep the legs
Cut two toilet rolls in half and Glu Tape together
Step 3: Attach legs
Attach rolls to the side of the balloon to make legs
Step 4: Draw your money slot
Carefully draw a rectangle on top of balloon about 1x4cm- this is your money slot!
Step 5: Scrunch!
Take two pieces of scrap paper, same length as balloon, and scrunch. Glu Tape to front and back.
Step 6: Wrap your balloon
Start wrapping toilet paper all over – except slot. Paint down with a diluted Coloured PVA mixture: two parts PVA, one part water.
We recommend 3-4 coats of paper
We did two coats and then sprayed with Multipurpose Spray Adhesive to help harden the shell!
Step 7: Add eyes
Attach googly eyes using Blu Tack Colour
Step 8: Start saving!
Pop your balloon – and fill with your savings!