Ideas and activities to celebrate past, present and future


Start a family tradition right here, right now. Make a treasure that will be enjoyed for generations. From reading with your kids to making a scrapbook or family tree, these activities all involve paper in some way. So you know they will bring out your creative talents, add natural beauty to your life, and create many happy memories.

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How can you tell if a wood or paper product comes from a certified sustainable forest? Here's a quick guide to shopping certified.
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From bathroom to backyard, make your home more renewable

From bathroom to backyard, make your home more renewable
This virtual home tour shows you easy ways to Plant It Forward SM using renewable wood and paper products.
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Make a Mother's Day gift
Spend a fun and educational day with your kids exploring nature’s beautiful, renewable resource. Download our hiking journal with games and activities to take along.
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Make a Mother's Day gift
Show you care with a homemade gift for weddings, showers, birthdays, all occasions. They're easy to make using wood and paper, and you can personalize them with your own creative flair.
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Read together
Reading is a gift that lasts a lifetime and is endlessly entertaining. Read a book to your children or grandchildren. Read along with each other. Write your own story together or start a storytelling tradition that can be passed down for generations.
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Capture memories with scrapbooking
From little moments to life's major milestones, scrapbooking keeps your memories alive and expresses your individual creativity. It's fun to make pages together with family and friends. And you can recycle most of the materials you use. That's good for everyone.
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Create your family tree
There is no family exactly like yours. With this fun project you and your kids can discover past generations, learn the lineage and history of your people, and discover little known stories with each family member you record.
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