Flat Tappy Project


Based upon the guiding principals of the popular “Flat Stanley Project” created in 1994,
Flat Tappy is sure to get children talking about water in their communities - and beyond!
According to the website, www.flatstanley.com, creator Dale Hubert “…had the brilliant
idea of having children create their own Flat Stanley paper cut-outs and mailing them to
friends and family around the globe, in order to foster authentic literacy activities for
kids and get them excited to write about Stanley's adventures.”
Unlike the Flat Stanley project, our Flat Tappy project focuses on taking pictures of
water and all the great things it helps us do in our day-to-day life right here in our

Please submit pictures of your Flat Tappy adventure to education@acapcb.ns.ca and include the following:


  • Name

  • Age

  • Contact e-mail or phone number


Make sure you read the guidelines before submitting. All submitted images become property of ACAP Cape Breton and can be used in promotional images. For more information about when and where we might use your pictures, please call us.




Print and colour your own Flat Tappy!

Click on the picture above and then right click to select 'print' or 'save as' to print from your desktop later.

ACAP Cape Breton

The Atlantic Coastal Action Program (ACAP) Cape Breton is an environmental non-profit community organization and registered charity.


ACAP Cape Breton has a vision for a community in which local people are actively engaged, working and learning together to build healthy and sustainable communities.


Established in 1992, the original mission was to develop a comprehensive ecosystem management plan for the watershed area of industrial Cape Breton.


ACAP Cape Breton has grown into a dynamic group that integrates environmental, social and economic factors into projects focusing on action, education and ecosystem planning.

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