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Mr. Gambino from Seaford NY is requesting Art Supplies through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Duct Tape Crafts and Problem Solving

Help me give my students the duct tape supplies needed to make cool craft projects like wallets, purses, flowers, notebook covers, bracelets, and eyeglass​ cases.

  • $196 goal

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My Students

My school is a special education middle school. They range from 6th to 9th grade. I teach technology. The curriculum can range from wood shop to computers. My students love to work with technology. They love their computers and Smartphones. My students enjoy listening to music and watching videos and are very creative!

It is important to show students how to work together in teams.

Students need to work toward a common goal. Problem-solving​ is a critical element of technology. Each student needs to contribute toward that goal.

My Project

Students will use duct tape in unconventional ways to make craft projects like wallets, purses, flowers, notebook covers, bracelets, and eyeglass cases. Working with duct tape will improve students manual dexterity and measuring skills. We will learn the best way to tear, cut and manipulate what can be a very difficult material to work with.

Technology focuses on teaching students problem-solving and thinking outside the box in ways they may not have thought of before.

Duct tape can be used in many ordinary ways, and extraordinary ways, especially in emergency situations.

Other projects include making duct tape rope and measuring its strength. We will also test duct tape's waterproof properties.

Mr. Gambino
Grades 9-12
Nearly all students from low‑income households

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This project will reach 100 students.

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
TK35122987T Light-Duty Duct Tape 2 X 50 yd. 6.30 mil Thick Red Vinyl 1 EA • Grainger $8.95 5 $44.75
TK35122986T Light-Duty Duct Tape 2 X 50 yd. 6.30 mil Thick White Vinyl 1 EA • Grainger $8.95 5 $44.75
TK35122985T Light-Duty Duct Tape 2 X 50 yd. 6.30 mil Thick Blue Vinyl 1 EA • Grainger $8.95 5 $44.75

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