The original toy was pretty light weight and not that great for kicking long distances but the duct tape version is substantially heavier which makes it much more suitable for the impromptu game of kick ball or soccer. Also adding to its practicality it can be deflated folded up and stuffed into a pocket for travel. Now you can take a ball with you where an ordinary ball would be too cumbersome, such as a backpacking trip, bike ride, rock climbing, crowded elevator, F1 car, straitjacket.. I think you get the point.
With so many cool things being made out of duct tape these days I decided to challenge myself to make something with it that I hadn’t seen any one else do. When I was a kid I had a toy called a Balzac this was a cloth ball that you inflate a balloon inside of and throw it around. You could also put water or coins in it to make it lopsided and fly around all weird. I remember having a lot of fun with this as a kid so I decided to recreate this toy with duct tape.
Step 1: What you will need:
Along with what is pictured you will also need a razor or exact-o knife, a permanent marker, pliers and scissors.