Tape Tip 2: HOW TO PORTION TAPE FOR INDIVIDUALIZED SUPPLIES. Preparing individualized supplies is essential this school year, whether creating packets for students at home or in socially distanced classrooms. This Tape Tip dates back long before COVID era precautions, it's one we have used a lot. Wrap a few feet of tape (we do about 6 ft) around a jumbo wooden stick for each student. Tape + Paper + Scissors = Dozens of projects.