Handmade Paper Production

  • Paper Supplies

    Location: Creekside School
    Ages: 14–21
    Environment: Quiet, enclosed classroom
    Directions: Written, visual, and verbal, single to multiple step
    Class Length: 30 minutes, 1–2 days a week

  • Description

    Handmade Paper Production is a center-based class that uses die-cutting equipment and related tools/materials to create handmade paper products. The class sizes are small and the work space is typically quiet.

    Tasks associated with die-cutting, laminating, and the production of paper products are used to teach prevocational readiness skills.

  • Tasks

    • Laminating
    • Operate die-cutting equipment
    • Cutting paper/cardstock
    • Creating cards, envelopes, tags, boxes, banners, coupons, and tokens
    • Sorting
    • Packaging of completed work
    • Deliveries within building
    • Signing in and out
  • Skills

    • Inspect/critique own work for quality control and accuracy
    • Recognize work station
    • Read or listen to and understand assignment
    • Retrieve tools and materials
    • Clean and maintain work space
    • Safety in the classroom
    • Punctuality and reliability
    • Respect and caring for others
    • Listen to and follow directions
    • Hygiene and appropriate workplace attire
    • Communication
    • Teamwork
    • Perseverance
    • Leadership
    • Self-initiation
    • Self-advocacy
    • Problem solving
    • Asking for help
    • Attention to detail