One of our first-week of school activities was creating our own iPad stylus. Since we are a one-to-one iPad environment, this seemed like a good beginning for everyone.
We learned that to make a stylus, we first had to find some soft, conductive material. A Google search informed us that we could use conductive foam (the kind that is used to pack electronics), conductive thread, conductive yarn (we thought this would be PERFECT for our pens but couldn’t get any delivered fast enough), or a Scotch Brite sponge. I was a little skeptical of the Scotch Brite (it just seemed TOO easy) but it worked like a champ!
Find out how, read the full story ad view the step-by-step instructions at: http://ilearntechnology.com/?p=4221
I think we might make these in my honors class next week. They all have iPads!! I would do it today, but just found the story and no supplies!! Bummer……