Most of us use duct tape for everyday household tasks, but it can also be a key element in fun duct tape crafts with the family! Duct tape is versatile – there are thousands of colors and patterns, it’s easy to use and it’s extremely durable. We have duct tape crafts that are handy, fun and durable. Whether you would want to make duct tape crafts for yourself, you kids or your home, we’ve got some inspirational ideas.
Duct Tape Crafts for You
Do you ever rush out of the house wishing you had a durable bag you didn’t mind getting damaged or dirty? This duct tape bag is a cheap way to make a life-proof bag for places like the pool, beach, picnics, etc. It’s big enough to fit all of your family’s essentials in while fashionable at the same time! To make this, Design Improvised used:
- A reusable shopping bag (canvas or plastic)
- Duct tape of your choosing
- Decorations like fringe, pom-poms, etc.
- Hot glue gun
There aren’t many duct tape crafts easier than this! Start by adding your duct tape pattern from the bottom up. Don’t worry about the edges of the duct tape showing. Either cover them with another piece of duct tape or add your fringe or pom-poms with the hot glue gun. Then you’re all set! Start your own duct tape bag collection with as many different colors and patterns as you want!
Duct Tape Activity Sticks for Kids
Not only are duct tape crafts fun to make, but they can also be fun to do afterwards! Get your kids out and about with these duct tape activity sticks. Make one jar for outdoor activities and another for indoor activities perfect for rainy days.
All you need for this duct tape craft is:
- Popsicle sticks
- As many colored/patterned duct tape as your kids want
- A sharpie
- A vessel for storage (glass jar, Mason jar, etc.)
Let your kids wrap the Popsicle sticks with whatever duct tape pattern they want. Then let their imaginations run free while thinking of activities to write on the sticks. Simple as that! There are plenty of similar easy and safe duct tape crafts for your kids. Check out this Duck Brand video for more ideas.
Duct Tape Office/School Supply Organizer
Clean up your home office or designated homework area with quick duct tape crafts. Although it’s tempting to throw all the pens, scissors, tape, etc. in one big drawer, you won’t have to anymore. Enjoy this duct tape office and/or school supply organizer from Kix Cereal after a few quick steps!
For the office or school supply organizer, you’ll need:
- A couple of cereal boxes
- Duct tape of your choice
Start by cutting the bottom of the cereal box off, with one side shorter than the other for easy access. Use the sides of the cereal box to tape inserts inside the box creating sections for separate supplies. Cut the bottom off of a second cereal box and connect the two with duct tape. Click here for more visual instructions
Wrap the entire organizer with duct tape in a color or pattern of your choice. If you’d like, you can add labels for more organization. And that’s it! Simple organization at its finest.
Whether on a rainy day or during a slow weekend, the whole family will enjoy these simple, fun duct tape crafts. The best part is that most duct tape crafts can be done quickly, so there’s plenty of time to do more than one. So, head over to the craft store and get taping!
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