Forest Products Week

National Forest Products Week: “Paper is Power” Curriculum

Hammermill recently released a wonderful curriculum for Elementary through High School students called “Paper is Power”. It was created to help students understand the importance of forest products in their every day lives, to help explain the difference between “working forests” and the forests you see in national parks, and to emphasize that you can have both healthy forests and products made from trees if you take care of the lands where they are grown.

Forest Products Week

National Forest Products Week: The Faces of the Forest

For every paper product you use, there are real people behind it who are dedicated to taking care of our Nation’s forests. They watch over the forests because they know the ecological, recreational, economic and cultural benefits they provide to nature and society. These forests provide habitats to wildlife, drinking water to more than 180 million people, cleaner air – and they are the backbone of the forest products industry. 

Forest Products Week

Celebrating National Forest Products Week

October 18th to 24th is National Forest Products Week! To celebrate our love of trees and all the products that are made from them, we will be sharing posts over the next few days from different sources that not only show the value of forest products in our daily lives, but also debunk the myths that surround the impact these products have on the environment.

a picket fence life

Interview with A Picket Fence Life

We recently interviewed Judy Butler of A Picket Fence Life to learn more about the beautiful mini scrapbooks that she sells on her website and Etsy. These scrapbooks are created with themes for all sorts of occasions like travel, new baby, birthday or family, and all you have to do is add your photos to create the perfect keepsake! Read on to learn more about how she came to love scrapbooking and what inspires her designs!

PrintWorks – Never Ending Folding Card

Celebrate National Card Making Day by creating this fun and unique never ending card! This card has four panels that you can keep folding to reveal your message.

Download the free template – you can either hand-draw the card design yourself, or edit in Microsoft Word and print it out. Follow the tutorial video below to learn how to make it!

engineering with paper

Interview with Engineering with Paper

Are you a parent or teacher looking for a fun way to get kids and teens to learn about STEAM? We interviewed Godwyn Morris and Paula Frisch of Dazzling Discoveries to learn all about their unique approach towards teaching.
STEAM combines art and science in fun hands-on projects. Read on to learn more about their mission to make hands-on creative learning accessible for builders of all ages and the importance of using paper in education.