Current and Future Events

December 2017:

  • GPD: TAP will be hosting several Columbus-area K-12 teachers learning toy adaptation from 9:00-11:00 a.m. at The Ohio State University.
  • TAP Open Labs: TAP Interns will be facilitating the final open lab of the semester for any volunteers seeking to assist with toy repair and new adaptation on Monday, December 4th 5:30-7:00 p.m.
  • Toys for all Tots Event: TAP with be hosted by Nationwide Children’s Hospital for a presentation and workshop on Saturday, December 9th beginning at 11:30 a.m.

November 2017:

  • Columbus Toy Library: Ohio State University engineering students and Columbus high school student volunteers collaborated on toy adaptation at the Martin Luther King Jr. Branch on Monday, November 6th.

October 2017:

  • AEP: Student volunteers, AEP employees, and one family successfully adapted 16 toys to be donated to the Nisonger Center on Friday, October 6th at a workshop hosted by TAP at the AEP Columbus headquarters.

September 2017:

  • On Friday, September 1st, Ohio State GES and HES students completed a Toy Adaptation Lab. Nearly 200 first-year students participated and approximately 50 toys will have been successfully adapted after a fix-it workshop.

August 2017:

  • Katelyn’s Krusade Workshop: Students attended this workshop held on August 20th. More information about Katelyn’s Kloset can be found here!

July 2017:

  • Katelyn’s Krusade Workshop: Students attended this workshop held on July 22nd. More information about Katelyn’s Kloset can be found here!

June 2017:

  • ASEE Workshop: Students, educators, families and engineers from all across the country gathered to understand TAP and experience adapting a toy for themselves on June 24th. A total of 60 volunteers participated in toy adaptation that day resulting in 40 adapted toys!
  • The ASEE Conference will be held June 26-29. More information can be found on the ASEE Website.

May 2017:

  • Katelyn’s Krusade Workshop: Students attended this workshop held on May 20th. More information about Katelyn’s Kloset can be found here!

April 2017:

  • Katelyn’s Krusade Workshop: Students attended this workshop held on April 22th. More information about Katelyn’s Kloset can be found here!
  • Go Baby Go Car Workshop: 16 Volunteers and occupational therapists worked hand in hand to help adapt children’s electric cars. This event took place on April 8th and a total of 4 Lightning McQueens were adapted.
  • All Scholars Workshop: 17 Volunteers in multi disciplinary Scholars programs came together on April 2nd to help create a difference by adapting a total of 14 toys.
  • ESAC Workshop: 26 Volunteers and Engineering Faculty worked together using engineering to adapt toys! 14 toys were adapted on April 13th.

March 2017:

  • Katelyn’s Krusade Workshop: Students attended this workshop held on March 25th. More information about Katelyn’s Kloset can be found here!

February 2017:

  • Toy Repair Workshop: Students worked to repair toys that were not completely adapted. This took place on February 21st. There were 19 students in attendance and 40 toys that were repaired.

January 2017:

  • AEP Workshop: Engineers from AEP learned about TAP and worked alongside students to adapt toys. There were a total of 31 volunteers and 16 toys adapted.