Journaling is about the process of writing down words, in order to understand and process them more clearly. These words can include thoughts, feelings, goals, tasks, whatever it may be. Now, journaling may not be for everyone. Some may feel that they clearly understand themselves and have no reason to explore any further. However, many do find that deciding to keep a daily journal has improved their life in several ways. It’s already scientifically proven that writing on paper alone has mental benefits, so let’s take a look at why exactly journaling is good for you, and how you can go about getting started.Details
Our latest interview features Christine Kirk from Paper Meditations! Christine is a wife, mom, musician, and paper sculptor, who has been creating paper artwork for over 20 years. With a professional artistic background in graphic design, Christine was inspired to use her skills to create pieces for her own home. With encouragement from those around her, this talent quickly made its way from her home, to galleries, street fairs, and social media.
We at PrintWorks have been truly amazed to see what Christine has created with our paper. Read on for more DIY projects, crafting resources and inspiration from Christine.Details
In this series of the Art of Paper Design, we interviewed Origamist and designer of OCO-Origami, Christine Ott. Through the ancient practice of folded paper known as origami, Christine expresses her love and appreciation of the art form with a range of intricately stunning paper designs. Read more to learn about Christine and her eye-catching origami designs.Details
Our latest interview features Karem form Do It Paper! Karem is a wife and mom of two who is traveling the country by RV with her family, all while running her own crafting business! We have loved learning about her journey, and also seeing what she’s created with PrintWorks Paper and Cardstock! Karem has used her artistic talent and entrepreneurial spirit to not only create memorable décor, but also educate others on how to do the same! Read on for more DIY projects, crafting resources and inspiration from Karem!Details
Our latest interview features Jessica from Inspire the Mom! Jessica is a teacher turned stay-at-home mom who spends her days homeschooling her children. After much success teaching preschool lessons to her daughter, Jessica decided to keep educating her children at home, while making creativity a priority. We have loved seeing how she has incorporated our PrintWorks Paper and Cardstock into her lessons, while using her platform to inspire other moms to do the same!
Read on for more DIY projects, homeschooling tips, and to learn more about Jessica!Details
Tracking student progress is an essential element of being an effective teacher. When students are included in tracking their own data, they are more invested in their own academic growth. Shown here is an example of a Lexile Growth bulletin board.Details
Educating children in 2021 looks very different than it has in the past. Hard held beliefs regarding hands-on learning and face-to-face interaction have had to be put aside in the name of health and safety. However, children learn best through multisensory learning, and it is especially the young students and those that struggle in school that are being most harmed by the move away from hands-on learning.Details
Finding ways to decorate the classroom in a way that is educationally relevant, not distracting, and aesthetically appealing can be a hard balance to strike. One element of classroom décor that can (and should!) be found in every classroom, across grade levels and subjects, is some sort of display of the expectations of the classroom. This may exist as a reiteration of school policies, a poster of behavior expectations, or a list of classroom rules. However they appear, class expectations are a necessary part of the class ecosystem, and should be one of the first things discussed with students.Details
In our series, Art of Paper Design, we interviewed Amanda Witucki creator and artistic designer of The Paper Committee. Amanda’s passion and dedication for textural designs are born from imagination, hard work, and a little bit of magic.Details
Are you hosting a celebration for the summer Olympics? Need some inspiration? Look no further! We have scoured the internet (and our archives) to find the best Olympic party ideas out there. These fun ideas include food, crafts, and decor! Check out all of the ideas below.Details