Duct Tape Lunch Box



SUPPLIES

Duct tape (2 colors if using a contrasting color for the edges)
Print Two copies of the Lunchbox Template
Scissors
1 X 1 inch piece of Self-sticking Velcro

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Draw a self-portrait



Questions to ask before you begin

  • What about yourself do you want to express?
  • Do you want to add fantasy elements, go abstract (using shapes or colors to represent real things) or keep it realistic like a photo?
  • What are your surroundings? Where do you wish you were?
  • Who inspires you as an artist?
  • How can you...
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Build a Camera Obscura!



SUPPLIES
2 paper rolls (recycled toilet paper rolls work!)
Duct tape
Aluminum foil
Thumbtack
Coffee filters

INSTRUCTIONS
1. Cut out a square of aluminum foil to cover the bottom of one of the rolls. Tape it on so that it is flat and smooth, and then put a pinhole in the middle of it using the thumbtack.
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Sew n' Glow - LED bracelets!



Adapted from http://www.atxdiy.com/2010/07/05/tutorial-sew-a-simple-circuit/

SUPPLIES

  • Sew-On Snaps- Make sure they are metal and not coated with paint, they need to conduct electricity.  Magnetic snaps would also work
  • Needle – Needs to have a relatively small...
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Make mini-zine!



SUPPLIES

• paper
• scissors
• art supplies to draw or write with
• photocopier
• your eyes, brains, and hands!

INSTRUCTIONS
Think about your objective or reason for making the zine. Are you trying to make one that inspires people to do something? Teaches your reader something you know? Tells them a story? Here...
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Banana Tattoos



SUPPLIES
• Giant pushpins (or normal ones)
• Bananas

INSTRUCTIONS
Grab a fresh banana (one not too brown or old).  Either cut out a stencil or thing you want to trace and start tracing making small holes in the banana skin (don’t go too deep!), or just start poking holes in the shape you want to make. Watch as the dots...
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Recycled Paper Notebooks



SUPPLIES
- paper cut to the size you want
- paper for your spine
- cover paper (slightly heavier and decorated)
- collage supplies - old magazines, foam letters, stamps, colored pencils, etc
- glue (Elmers)
- clothes pins or binder clips
- paintbrush (an old one)

INSTRUCTIONS
1. Grab as many pieces...
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Squishy Circuits



SUPPLIES
Squishy Circuits Kit 
Conductive and insulating dough

 

INSTRUCTIONS

Walk through the...
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Spaghetti Bridges



SUPPLIES
Dry spaghetti (other straight, thick pastas, such as Linguini, would also work)
Marshmallows (try large and small sizes for different types of connections!

 

INSTRUCTIONS
Step 1: Make two triangles with the spaghetti.    Connect the three sides of the triangle with three marshmallows at the...
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LED Throwies



SUPPLIES
10mm diffused LED
CR2032 3V lithium coin cellbattery
rare earth magnet
electric tape

 

INSTRUCTIONS

Step 1: Place LED legs apart over battery. Make sure positive leg (long) is on the positive side of the battery.

Step 2: Tape LED onto battery and cover. Then take magnet and tape around....
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