Materials Needed



Drop Offs


Materials can be dropped off at these locations at the specified times: big items can be dropped off at the Button Factory

Button Factory - 25 Regina Street S. Waterloo, N2J 1R8

Adhesive supplies

  • hot glue guns (the better ones last longer)
  • hot glue sticks (lots)
  • velcro
  • glue sticks
  • masking tape
  • duct tape
  • staples and staplers
  • white glue

 Cutting supplies

  • scissors (safety scissors for small hands, large scissors for grownups
  • scissors sharpeners
  • Xacto knives and replacement blades
  • paper punches

Shiny things and fabric

  • beads
  • feathers
  • sequins
  • scrap fabric
  • burlap
  • fake fur
  • sewing machine

 Protective supplies

  • dropcloths
  • tarps
  • work aprons
  • table cloths

 Stuff to make into big new

amazing things

  • backpacks (frames are great for giant puppets)
  • umbrellas for jellyfish, trees
  • carts or wagons
  • wheels
  • lumber
  • clean carpet scraps
  • lamp shades
  • bicycles

Things for making structures,

poles, or hoops

  • flexible plastic tubing for hoops for windsocks
  • PVC piping
  • dowels (all sizes)
  • bamboo
  • supple willow / other branches

 Stuffing and Padding

  • clean plastic bags
  • foam

 Drum making supplies

  • 5-gallon buckets
  • driftwood or sticks for
  • drum sticks
  • stretchy rubber membrane
  • carpet tube

 Papier-mâché supplies

  • plaster gauze
  • plastic tubs for water or mâché mix
  • newspaper
  • balloons

 Papery stuff

  • newspaper
  • brown paper bags
  • large corrugated cardboard
  • tag board (like cereal boxes or used campaign signs
  • rolls of white or brown "butcher" paper
  • colored construction paper
  • tissue paper
  • foil wrapping paper

 Containers

  • metal cans (coffee and other sizes)
  • juice can lids
  • bottle lids
  • clear plastic containers w/ lids

 

Batik supplies

  • tjanting tools
  • hot pots for batik white glue
  • acrylic paints
  • white cotton sheets
  • wax
  • dyes
  • large plastic or glass pickle jars for dyes

Drawing supplies

  • pencils
  • crayons
  • magic markers

Painting supplies

  • paint brushes
  • latex paint (recycled, bright colors, black and white)
  • tempera paints

 Things that Bend

  • pipe cleaners
  • lightweight chicken wire
  • thick gauge wire and cloth or paper covered wire for batik
    butterfly wings
  • various wire (twisted pair, florist’s wire,
     copper wire)

String / Cord

  • fishing line and swivel hooks for batik windsocks
  • raffia
  • yarn
  • twine
  • rope
  • cord

 Random items

 

  • rolls from paper towels and toilet paper
  • egg cartons
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KW Procession,
21 Jan 2010, 09:44
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