Piggy Bank

25 ratings (25 Epinions reviews)
Epinions Product Rating: Excellent
5 stars
4 stars
3 stars
2 stars
1 star
Share This!
  Ask friends for feedback

The Little Tikes Piggy Bank

Aug 28, 2001
Review by  
Rated a Very Helpful Review
  • User Rating: Excellent

  • Durability:

Pros:Cute colors, holds a lot of money.

Cons:Grey Tab on Bottom may break off with lots of use.

The Bottom Line: I highly recommend the Little Tikes Piggy Bank because it is never to young to save!

The younger, the better, kids should learn about the value of a dollar and what it means to save their money. For the younger toddler age to the lower grades of school age, the easiest way to learn to teach a child is with something they can relate to.

The Little Tikes Piggy Bank has the look more of a toy, than bank, which is the right idea for the little ones to receive. Saving should be made into a game so that it encourages your little one to save more.

The Little Tikes Piggy Bank can be purchased in baby pink or blue, the pink piggy bank has a blue tail, and the blue piggy bank and a pink tail. Both have black small eyes, large gray snouts, and gray padded feet.

The slot to put the dollar or coins in, is located on top, and is wide and long just enough for the larger coins, but small enough to prevent little fingers from getting stuck in the slot.

To get the child's money out, there is a gray square compartment located under the belly of the piggy. It snaps open and shut, and stays secure, so that when transporting the piggy bank, the tab won't come undone and spill out the money. Now if the bank is shook or played with roughly, the tab WILL unloosen so watch who plays or uses it.

We have found that the gray tab that you open and close to retain the money, if used A LOT, it starts to wear the crease that opens and closes it, and eventually broke and fell off- leaving us to have to tape up the hole and leaving no way of repairing it. This will break off much sooner if you allow your child to play with it often, so again, it is a good idea to let your child use it when depositing money, but then keep it in your care after that.

My daughter thought she would spruce her pink piggy bank up and decided to draw him a purple crayon mustache, red crayon blush, and lots of multi-colored polka dots. Of course, I smiled when I saw it, and then after she went to bed, I attempted to scrub it off with Goo-B-Gone, which is a cleaner for crayon and other hard stains. It worked, and the piggy bank cleaned up fine- looking good as new! So if you come across one at a Rummage Sale, and it is marked up, feel confident in knowing that you CAN clean it up to look as good as new!

The Little Tikes Piggy Bank has plenty of room in it, and again, is a great way to teach your child how to save money. We now let our daughter save her money in the piggy bank, and when it is full, we have her deposit the money into her Cubby Account at our local Credit Union so it can gain some interest- plus makes her feel very grown up to have her own bank book!

The Bank costs around $12.99 and can be found at Toys R Us, or their website as well.

I highly recommend the Little Tikes Piggy Bank for any child of young age- you are never to young to save!

Recommend this product? Yes

Amount Paid (US$): 12.99
Type of Toy: Other
Age Range of Child: 12 to 36 Months

Share this product review with your friends   
Share This!

Related Deals You Might Like...

Fisher Price laugh & Learn Learning Piggy Bank

Fisher Price laugh & Learn Learning Piggy Bank



+$6.45 shipping
Personalized Wooden Piggy Bank

Personalized Wooden Piggy Bank

Piggy banks are an adorably wonderful gift to give for the special little girl! Our Personalized Pink Wooden Piggy Bank stands at 6 x 8 1/4 x 2 1/4, a...
MemorableGifts. com


+$6.99 shipping
Princess Piggy Bank

Princess Piggy Bank

A Piggy Princess. The royal little ones in your life will love storing their loose change in the Princess Piggy Bank. This adorable piggy bank makes a...


+$5.85 shipping
Baby Piggy Bank

Baby Piggy Bank

Mini ceramic piggy bank party favors are perfect gifts to teach kids the importance of saving their money. A great idea for baby shower favors and bi...
Piggy Bank Stress Toy

Piggy Bank Stress Toy

Are you stressed out over saving money for your next vacation? Squeeze out every nickel that you can with the Piggy Bank Stress Toy. Made of squishy f...
Office Playground
Baby Girl Piggy Bank

Baby Girl Piggy Bank

This adorable mini piggy bank will perfectly compliment any girl-focused baby shower theme! Measuring approximately 3.5 long by 3 tall, this is a gre...


+$7.99 shipping
PUG Piggy Bank

PUG Piggy Bank

PUG Piggy Bank.
Sears Marketplace
Piggy Bank

Piggy Bank

Includes ceramic bank with rubber stopper underneath, colorful paints, brush and decorative stickers. A great value!


FREE Shipping
Piggy Banks, Your Choice

Piggy Banks, Your Choice

This coin bank is made of molded ceramic and features a glossy finish. It also has a plastic coin stopper. This ceramic coin bank is lead and phthalat...


+$4.97 shipping
Paisley Piggy Bank, OS - Company Kids

Paisley Piggy Bank, OS - Company Kids

Hand-painted details Not your traditional piggy bank with a playful green body and polyester purple bow Add charm to your child's room or nursery whil...
The Company Store


+$5.95 shipping