How To Recycle Your Own PaperPicture of someone pressing down on recycled paper making frame

What better way to learn about the circular nature of recycling than making your own paper from old scraps?

Find out how you can get started with the instructions and videos below!

National Curriculum Links

Teachers can link it to science work on changing materials, to art and design projects, or set up your ‘recycling factory’ during a themed ‘eco’ week.

How to Make Paper

How to Make Seeded Paper

Why not use your hand-made recycled paper for something special. Greetings cards at Christmas or birthday cards throughout the year will be treasured by the recipient while spreading the recycling message to family and friends.

Download teacher and pupil instructions here

Papermaking instructions – child

Papermaking instructions – adult