My 9-year-old daughter kept asking me for "duck tape." I told her it's called "duct tape." An argument ensued. I googled "duct tape" to prove it. She grabbed the iPad and googled "duck tape" and showed me the results. "Duck tape is cooler, see?" she said.
Duck tape comes in lots of fun patterns: zebra stripes, leopard spots, mustache pattens, candy cane, etc. She wanted "Digital Camo" to make a wallet. I asked he if she needed help, but she said she wanted to try it on her own. 45 minutes later she showed it to me. Impressive!Here's the YouTube video she watched to learn how to make a duc(t/k) tape wallet
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Mark Frauenfelder is the founder of Boing Boing and the editor-in-chief of MAKE and Cool Tools. Twitter: @frauenfelder. His new book is Maker Dad: Lunch Box Guitars, Antigravity Jars, and 22 Other Incredibly Cool Father-Daughter DIY Projects