Animal Templates

Our animal templates are useful for all sorts of craft projects, with many available in a variety of sizes. Some of them also make useful writing frames for the classroom. You can find everything from small insects to huge mammals below - and lots in between!

Alligator Template

Alligator Template

Here is a simple alligator template to print - great for kids crafts, the classroom or scrapbooking projects. Print it out in multiple sizes using the pdf file below.

Bat Template 2

Bat Template 2

The second of our bat templates features a large somewhat "Batman" like bat! We can think of lots of ways to use this one.

Bat Template 3

Bat Template 3

This bat template could be printed on to card and the bats cut out and decorated to make bookmarks. 

Bison Template

Bison Template

Use this bison template to cut out shapes for the classroom, kids crafts and other projects. Print it out in multiple sizes using the pdf file below.

Bunny Face Template

Bunny Face Template

This bunny face template can be used in so many ways, for decorating the house or classroom or in your craft projects. Of course you could simply orint onto white card and get the kids to colour in the nose, add eyes and "whiskers".

Bunny Face Template 2

Bunny Face Template 2

How about printing these bunny faces out onto white card, cutting them out and giving them to the kids to decorate. Then glue to the front of a portion of loo roll (or a strip of card rolled up into a cylinder) to make a fun bunny egg cup for Easter!

Butterfly Template

Butterfly Template 1

This printable butterfly template is useful for so many kids crafts as well as in the classroom or your scrapbooking projects. For a really quick craft simply cut out a  number of different sizes, get the children to colour them in, and string up to catch the breeze in a summer window!

Butterfly Template

Butterfly Template 2

Here is another pretty butterfly template to print for kids crafts and other projects.  There are multiple sizes in the pdf file below.

Butterfly Template 3

Butterfly Template 3

A lovely rounded butterfly shaped template which is useful in all sorts of crafts. We've provided a variety of sizes on one page so you should find what you need!

Cat template 1

Cat Template 1

Here's a useful cat template - possibly for Halloween - with the same image available in a number of sizes. Also see cat template 2

Cat template 2

Cat Template 2

This useful cat template provides an interesting cat outline in a number of different sizes that can be used in your crafty projects, or perhaps as a writing frame. You may prefer cat template 1.

Cat Template 3

Cat Template 3

This cat wouldn't be out of place cut from black paper in a Halloween display - but could look equally good in a softer colour and with a cute face drawn on. It comes in various sizes.

Cat Template 4

Cat Template 4

This seems to me just the sort of cat that would be found sitting on the back of a witch's broomstick, or tucked in the corner of her room watching her stir up a potion in a cauldron!

Dog Template

Dog Template

Here is a simple dog template to print. Use the outline for kids crafts, the classroom or for scrapbook or notebook projects..  There are multiple sizes in the pdf file below.

Dolphin Template

Dolphin Template

Various sizes of our dolphin template is spread out over three pages in this pdf file. You might need it for our dolphin crafts, or for crafty ideas of your own!

Dragonfly Template

Dragonfly Template

This pretty dragonfly template to print is great for kids crafts and classroom projects. Get the kids to colour in a number of them in different sizes and use them to decorate the house!

Duck Template

Duck Template

This is the first of two duck templates - useful for farmyard or pond themes! There are multiple sizes in the pdf file below.

Duck template 2

Duck Template 2

Here is our second duck template - this one a swimming duck - useful for farmyard and pond themes! There are multiple sizes in the pdf file below, or you can download the jpeg and resize it yourself if you prefer.

Elephant Template

Elephant Template 2

The second of our elephant templates, this one is more "realistic" in shape and might be suitable for older children as it needs careful cutting out. The elephant comes in multiple sizes.

Frog Template

Frog Template

Frogs are strange shapes, as this outline frog template shows! It's a little tricky to cut out so may be more appropriate as a tracing or colouring activity.

Simple frog template

Frog Template 2

Use this simple frog template with younger children. Print out onto green card or cut out of green craft foam, then add stickers, splodges of paint, large googly eyes - whatever you like!

Giraffe Template 1

Giraffe Template 1

This giraffe template shows a giraffe turned slightly towards us, which gives children the opportunity to add the giraffe's features to the template as well as the pattern of his fur.

Giraffe Template 2

Giraffe Template 2

This giraffe template could be used in many different ways, but at its most simplest looks great cut from a light-coloured brown card in an African animal display. Add features and darker brown designs to the body. Did you know that no two giraffes have identical patterns?

Goat Template

Goat Template

Here's a goat template you can use for your farmyard crafts and writing projects. How about cutting out three different sizes from felt for a felt-board version of "Three Billy Goat's Gruff"?

Hedgehog Template

Hedgehog Template

This lovely hedgehog template is sure to inspire some crafts or fun autumn or wildlife displays. The template comes in three sizes. You could print it out onto brown card or paper and then line the noticeboard with hedgehogs!

Hippo Template

Hippo Template

Isn't this hippo template lovely? He makes a great writing frame, and he also looks lovely cut out of scrapbook or coloured paper.

Horse Template

Horse Template

This lovely horse template can be used in many different ways. How about tracing it, or colouring it in? You could use it to cut horse shapes out of paper or fabric for some simple collage or applique. The larger sizes would be nice as a writing frame for some horse-inspired writing, perhaps?

Horse Template 2

Horse Template 2

Here's a lovely outline template of a gentle horse. Use it for scrapbooking, crafts, applique, classroom projects or as a writing frame.

Horse Template 3

Horse Template 3

This horse template has a lovely, vibrant shape and might be useful for craft or classroom projects. Perhaps you could use it for a writing activity, with the finished horses prancing around the classrom in a row?

Kangaroo and Joey Template

Kangaroo and Joey Template

Here's an outline template of a kangaroo with joey in her pouch - useful in the classroom or home, for crafty projects or perhaps as a writing frame.

Kangaroo Frame

Kangaroo Frame

We've got a blank and a lined version of this kangaroo frame. Use it for writing projects or perhaps as a template in kangaroo crafts?

Kangaroo Frame - Colour

Kangaroo Frame - Colour

I'm not totally sure how we will use this lovely yellow kangaroo - but I love it, so I thought I would share it!

Kangaroo Template

Kangaroo Template

Here's a funny kangaroo template - skinny but simple to cut out and therefore useful in lots of kids projects, we hope!

Kangaroo Template 2

Kangaroo Template 2

Here's a template for a leaping kangaroo, similar to the kangaroo you see on road signs in Australia. It's fairly easy to cut out and the larger sizes also make a useful and unusual writing frame.

Koala Frame

Koala Frame

This simple koala frame could be used in crafty projects, to make a simple book with koala-shaped pages, or for writing. We have blank and lined versions below, and a colour version too.

Koala Frame - Colour

Koala Frame - Colour

You could use this koala frame as the front cover for a koala booklet, made with the blank or lined pages you can find here. Or just line up a row of them along your notice-board!

Koala Template

Koala Template

Here's a simple outline koala template that you can use in your crafts and writing projects at home and in the classroom. The koala comes in a variety of sizes.

Lamb Writing Frame

Lamb Writing Frame

This lovely lamb frame is perfect for Spring! You can use the blank version as a template or a writing frame, and we have a lined version for older children too.

Lamb Writing Frame 2

Lamb Writing Frame 2

This large lamb writing frame works particularly well for younger children to cut out (as a template) or draw in, or for older children's writing projects. There are so many ways you can make use of it...

Lamb Writing Frame 3

Lamb Writing Frame 3

This funny lamb or sheep writing frame is sure to brighten up your walls or board displays! The blank version works well as a template too. How about using the lined version for some copywork?

Lizard Template

Lizard Template

I love this lizard template and so did my son when he was younger. We used it to cut out lots of lizards in different colours to decorate one of his folders. The larger sizes are just about big enough to use as writing frames, too.

Mouse Template

Mouse Template

Here's a useful little mouse template which comes in various sizes. Use it for tracing, cutting out, collaging, scrapbooking ... or even as a writing frame.

Penguin Template

Penguin Template

Here's a fun penguin template - which comes in many different sizes. Cut penguins out in paper, card, fabric or craft foam, and use them to decorate your classroom or home! The larger sizes make good writing frames too.

Pig Template

Pig Template

This pig template comes in various sizes and will hopefully prove useful for crafts, notice boards and maybe writing projects too.

Pig Template 2

Pig Template 2

Here's another pig template - this one a more realistic farmyard pig shape. It comes in a variety of sizes.

Platypus Template

Platypus Template

Part of our Australian animal theme, this duck-billed platypus template is instantly recognisable! Use it for crafts, tracing, cutting or writing projects.

Rabbit Template 2

Rabbit Template 2

Here's a leaping rabbit or bunny template - useful for Easter or Spring crafts and activities, or of course for a rabbit theme. Imagine a line of these bounding along the bottom of the notice board in the classroom - or as name tags or place tags for an Easter party!

Rabbit Template 3

Rabbit Template 3

This cute bunny rabbit template is useful for all sorts of craft projects. For younger children, why not simply scrunch up some squares of tissue paper and glue onto the shape, then cut out? Older kids could use it to make a simple soft toy with white felt and a white pompom tail!

Rabbit Writing Frame

Rabbit Writing Frame

I love this simple rabbit writing frame as it can be used in so many different ways. The blank version makes a good template or just a fun outline for a younger child to practice his or her letters on. The lined rabbit writing frame could be used in all sorts of writing projects.

Reindeer Template

Reindeer Template

Here's a reindeer template for Santa's reindeer in 4 different sizes, for use in your Christmas projects!

Rhino Template

Rhino Template

Here's a useful rhino template in various sizes. Use it for tracing, cutting, colouring in or writing inside!

Rhino Template 2

Rhino Template 2

We've provided four sizes of this useful rhino template, from small to large. You could use them in your craft projects or displays, or make a size ordering activity for the kids.

Seahorse Template

Seahorse Template

Here's a cute seahorse template in a variety of sizes. It makes a useful guide for seahorse crafts, a simple colouring activity or maybe a writing frame.

Seal Template

Seal Template

We have a variety of sizes for our seal template, useful for crafty projects or as a writing frame.

Spider Template 1

Spider Template 1

Here's a spooky Spider template, perfect for Halloween projects! Print it out in multiple sizes using the pdf file below.

Spider Template 2

Spider Template 2

This spider template is just slightly different from our first, but once again it is a fairly simple shape to cut out and comes in a variety of sizes. It's perfect for Halloween projects: just a few of these strung up in the corners would spook most of us!

Squirrel Template 1

Squirrel Template 1

This fun squirrel template comes with a simplified outline which makes it easy to cut out. It works well in crafts and for display too. You might prefer squirrel template 2.

Squirrel Template 2

Squirrel Template 2

This squirrel template has fairly simple outlines, making it suitable for younger children to cut out, and comes in a variety of sizes. You could use the larger sizes as a writing frame in the classroom, too. You could also check out squirrel template 1.

Swallow Template

Swallow Template

There's no mistaking this swallow template - the swallow is a very distinctive shape! We have a variety of sizes to choose from.

Tiger Template

Tiger Template

Here's a prowling tiger template in a variety of sizes, perfect for an India or zoo theme. Use if for crafts, as a tracing outline or, with the larger sizes, as a writing frame.

Turtle Template

Turtle Template

This gorgeous turtle template looks great cut out of coloured paper or card, scrapbook paper or craft foam. Useful for crafts and also perhaps as a tracing activity or writing frame.

Wolf Template

Wolf Template

Here's a fierce wolf template in various sizes. Use it for crafts, scrapbooking, tracing, colouring or writing projects.

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