Category Archives: Paper Uses

Papermaking for Preschoolers

Certainly it is a personal choice, but young children can still very much be involved in the paper making process. Here’s how. Continue reading

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10 Benefits of Paper Making in the Classroom

Whether homeschooling or teaching in a classroom setting, teachers can get a lot of mileage out of a single paper making lesson. Making our own paper teaches us things from nearly every subject and helps us make sense of our world. Imagine if math teachers could have their students make rulers, or music teachers could make instruments in class–what a gateway to knowledge! Continue reading

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Spend Time, Not Money This Christmas

If you’re hoping to make some handmade paper gifts this holiday season for friends and family, now is the time to do it. With a little planning, hard work, and creativity, you can give your loved ones unique, heartfelt gifts that they’re not likely to get anywhere else. Continue reading

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Printers From India Make Furniture From Old Paper

The printers, Anil Gujar and Sunil Juneja, both of Pune’s leading printing press company, Inkfloat, are using discarded paper to create furniture. Continue reading

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Homemade Paper to Localize Economy?

From pilfering hotel shampoo bottles to using single squares of toilet paper at a time, we’ve all heard some pretty interesting, creative, and sometimes slightly unhinged ways to save money these days. Continue reading

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How to Make Paper Mache

Another fun use of recycled paper is paper mache. Paper mache is a great method of making three dimensional paper crafts, such as masks, ornaments, and figurines. Continue reading

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Using Paper in Non-Paper Products

Many fans of recycled paper products like to use paper for all sorts of things. Reusing paper to make recycled, homemade paper is a fun way to conserve and create, but there are literally dozens of other ways to give old paper a new life. Continue reading

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Top Handmade Paper Products

Though making your own paper and using it for personal projects is a fun and rewarding activity, handmade paper is not just for this purpose. On the contrary, handmade paper is used in the finest crafts and arts all over the world. Continue reading

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Tips for Teaching Paper-Making in the Classroom

Paper-making is a rewarding hobby and pastime, but it’s also a very enriching and exciting creativity for the classroom. Continue reading

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10 Things to Do with Your Handmade Paper, Part 2

Here are several more uses for your new collection of handmade paper. Continue reading

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