Tape Art

April 26, 2020

Here's a creative activity that really sticks with you - tape art. 

Guest Maker Carrie Beach inspires your creativity with some sticky fun using a very utilitarian material in part one of a four-part series. 

 

Here's a creative activity that really sticks with you - tape art. 

Guest Maker Carrie Beach inspires your creativity with some sticky fun using a very utilitarian material in part one of a four-part series. 

Materials | Supplies

  • 3M Painters' Tape, masking tape or electrical tape
  • scissors

Concepts Explored

  • creativity
  • materials
  • adhesion
  • tensile strength

Discovery Starters

What are you envisioning as your assemble tape tubes?

What are some challenges in doing tape art?

Does different types of tape have different adhesion? 

 

Explore Further

Try different kinds of tape. What do you notice about each one? 

Do they all have the same tensile strength or adhesion? 

 

Additional Resources

Felt Magnet website: Duct Tape Art

Amazeum YOU Tape Art Activity Guide