Papermaking  Demonstration

A woman demonstrates papermaking to visitors.

Discover the ancient art of papermaking

Find out how plant fibres get turned into paper. Uncover the fascinating science and history of papermaking as we make paper out of pulp in this intriguing live demonstration. Then, learn how to make your own at home using scraps of cloth, plants or old paper from your recycling bin. Plus, what do we use paper for and where does it go when we recycle it? Get your mind thinking more about this everyday item in a new way.

Make Your Own Paper

  • Natural Environment
  • Physics + Engineering