The Christmas decorations are down and stored for next year. You shopped the sales and got some great bargains. For 2013, start a new tradition with your kids by having them save coins all year to donate to the charity of their choice at the beginning of each year. You remember the piggy bank? The traditional piggy bank was made in porcelain or ceramic with a single hole in the top and sometimes an opening at the bottom.
With a built in coin counter, today’s banks come in a variety of styles, not just the beloved pig. Banks are high tech so your kids can literally watch their money grow. Here are a few of my favorites:
There are many organizations that support child focused charitable organizations. Some suggestions:
What a great way to teach your kids about giving and helping other kids in a meaningful way.
What charitable traditions have you started with your kids?
Keep it Pretty,
*Disclaimer: I am not affiliated with any of the above organizations and received no compensation for these suggestions.