Writing Frames

Writing frames are useful in many different ways, and can make writing (and drawing) activities so much more fun! We've got a large collection here at Activity Village and we are adding more all the time, too. Most come other blank or lined, so you can use them for a range of ages and activities. We also have a large collection of Templates, many of which can also be used as writing frames.

Seasonal Writing Frames

Holiday Writing Frames

Topic Writing Frames

Miscellaneous Writing Frames

A Way I Can Be a Good Friend writing frame

A Way I Can Be a Good Friend

Use this printable to help children think about the ways in which they can build friendships - either in general or with a specific friend.

Apple Frame

Apple Frame

You can use our apple frame in many ways, especially as it is available in four versions: black and white, colour, lined or blank.

Bat Frame 2

Bat Frame 2

Inspire the kids to write a Halloween poem about bats, or record some facts about these fascinating creatures using one of our bat frames - we have four to choose from, coloured or blank, both with or without lines, so there are lots of possibilities!

Beach Hut Frame

Beach Hut Frame

Use our beach hut from for some summer writing or drawing projects. Design your own beach hut or write about a trip to the beach.

Best Dad Frame

Best Dad Frame

This pretty frame is perfect for writing or drawing about a "best dad" on Father's Day, for a family project, or on Dad's birthday, perhaps. It comes with lines and blank.

Blackboard Frame

Blackboard Frame

There are so many uses for this blackboard frame! Poems or short stories, spellings, pictures - it's a really versatile frame! You can choose between lined and unlined versions, and colour or black and white.

Book Frame

Book Frame

This book frame can be used in many ways, and comes in three varieties: blank, one side lined and the other left unlined for a picture, and both sides lines. Use it as a writing or drawing frame, for book reports, for notices on the board, or even as story paper ...

Bucket and Spade Frame

Bucket and Spade Frame

Use our bucket and spade frame to record memories of a day at the seaside or to make plans for some building with sand. You could even use the frame as a colouring page. With four frames to choose from we are sure you can come up with many more uses.

Cat Writing Frame

Cat Writing Frame

Our writing frames are perfect for any writing project such poems, short stories, and collecting facts, but they can also be used for art and collages too. This lovely cat frame is ideal for animal lovers or for Halloween and comes in colour or black and white.

Chick Writing Frame

Chick Writing Frame 2

Available in colour and black and white, this super-cute chick is perfect for a little writing project for Easter, spring or a farm topic.

Christmas Decorations Frame

Christmas Decorations Frame

Here's a pretty printable page for your Christmas writing projects, with a border of Christmas decorations for the kids to colour in if they wish.

Colourful Frame 1

Colourful Frame 1

Pretty pastel colours surround this writing or drawing frame - which comes lined or blank. Use it for Easter projects, perhaps?

Colourful Frame 2

Colourful Frame 2

Reds, pinks and oranges liven up this pretty writing frame, which comes with lines or blank - so it is the perfect surround for a drawing, too.

Colourful Frame 3

Colourful Frame 3

Surround your child's writing or drawing project with this colourful writing frame in shades of blue and green.

Colourful Frame 4

Colourful Frame 4

This pretty writing frame makes any drawing or writing project twice the fun! It would work particularly well for Holi, perhaps?

Colourful Frame 5

Colourful Frame 5

Use this colourful writing or drawing frame with a purple paint effect to liven up your children's work!

Easter Bonnet Border

Easter Bonnet Border

This bordered paper is full of Easter bonnets, just waiting for the kids to colour them in. Use it for a poem, a writing activity or even a picture.

Easter Border Portrait

Easter Border

Draw an Easter picture, or use this border for some Easter writing activities - then colour in the surround.

Easter Border 2

Easter Border 2

Use this Easter border for a special drawing or writing activity - and make sure to colour it in!

Easter Border 3

Easter Border 3

This pretty Easter border would make any Easter writing activity more interesting - and would also make a lovely frame to an Easter picture.

Empty Book Frame

Empty Book Frame

This empty book frame is a fantastic starting point for firing the imagination and getting the kids to put pens to paper. They could write a magic spell, a recipe, a story or draw some pictures - the list is endless!

Football Shirt Frame

Football Shirt Frame

This fun football shirt frame could be used for match reports, writing about a favourite player or team, thinking about sporting goals, etc. We have four versions to choose from: blank and lined, colour and black and white.

Frankenstein Frame 2

Frankenstein Frame 2

Can the kids make Frankenstein come to life by drawing a monstrous face inside our frame? Or they could write a poem or story about Frankenstein using the lined version of this frame...

Gravestone Frame

Gravestone Frame

Use this spooky gravestone frame for some writing practice. Perhaps the kids could come up with a funny - or scary - epitaph, suitable for Halloween?

Halloween Frame 1

Halloween Frame 1

This fun Halloween frame has nearly everything you'd associate with Halloween - bats, pumpkins, vampires and spooky skulls! It's bound to inspire some creativity from the kids, and we have four versions to choose from below for all kinds of projects...

Halloween Frame 2

Halloween Frame 2

"When witches go riding and black cats are seen, the moon laughs and whispers 'Tis near Halloween..." This spooky Halloween frame should get the kids writing their own Halloween poems and stories, and they can colour in the frame too.

Halloween Frame 3

Halloween Frame 3

Halloween is a scary time of year, but this Halloween writing frame is very pretty too, especially if you colour it in! It's perfect for all kinds of Halloween writing and drawing projects, just choose one of our three versions below...

Halloween mirror frame

Halloween Mirror Frame

This Halloween mirror frame comes in 4 versions - lined, handwriting, story and blank - so you can use it with a range of ages and in many different ways for your Halloween writing projects.

Hedgehog Frame

Hedgehog Frame

This cute hedgehog frame might inspire some fun autumn or winter writing! Choose from colour or black and white, lined or blank.

Ice Cream Frame

Ice Cream Frame

The coloured versions of our ice cream frame have a very cheerful feel. Maybe children could use these frames to design a special ice cream?

Ice Cream Writing Frame

Ice Cream Writing Frame

Summer means ice-cream, so we've produced an ice-cream cone writing frame for the kids to use to write about summer! Two versions available - lined and blank.

If I Could Learn About Anything

If I Could Learn About Anything

If I could learn about anything at all, I would like to learn about.... Children can draw pictures or write about all the things they would most like to learn about using this open book printable.

If I Could Travel Anywhere

If I Could Travel Anywhere

Encourage children to use their imagination and/or their goal setting skills to think about the place that they would like to travel, if they could travel anywhere in the world (or beyond it!) Younger children can draw in their answer and older children can write.

Maple Leaf Border

Maple Leaf Border

There are three versions of this colourful maple leave border; lined, plain, or half lined. Use to take leaf rubbings on an autumn walk, record a trip to Canada or draw a Canada Day picture.

Maple Leaf Frame

Maple Leaf Frame

Write a shape poem, draw a picture of Canada, or find out about maple trees and record your findings. With lined and blank versions available there are lots of ways to use our maple leaf frame.

Monster Frame

Monster Frame

Use this monster frame for your "monster" writing projects - it makes writing fun! It would work well at Halloween, perhaps.

My Idea

My Idea

Here's a fun way to capture your child's best ideas - in a light bulb frame! We've got a blank version for drawings and doodles and a lined version for passionate words...

My Wish Frame

My Wish Frame

The border to this pretty printable page repeats "My Wish" - and that's what we want children to capture on it, whether by picture or writing. You might find that their wishes are teeny tiny and easily granted - or big enough to impact the world.

Old Book Writing Frame

Old Book Writing Frame

Design a front cover for this lovely old book! Perhaps you could use it at Halloween for a witch's book? Maybe it could by the secret spell book of Harry Potter's trainee wizards? Or perhaps it is an old diary belonging to a made-up character or even someone like Anne Frank ...

Olive Wreath Writing Frames

Olive Wreath Writing Frames

Six small olive wreath writing frames - perfect for writing out facts about Ancient Greece of the Ancient Olympic Games.

Owl Frame

Owl Frame

How about writing a poem about an owl, or a short story, using this lovely printable owl frame? We've got four versions: colour and black and white, lined and blank.

Pencil Box Frame

Pencil Box Frame

This lovely bright pencil box frame can be used for many different projects at home and in the classroom. It's available in colour, with lines or without, and also in black and white (with lines or without). 

Penguin Baby Writing Frame

Penguin Baby Writing Frame

This little penguin is just too cute for words, with his sad little face looking straight at you! We thought the kids might enjoy using him as a writing frame, so we've provided a blank and a lined version.

Pirate Doodle Frame - Landscape

Pirate Doodle Frame - Landscape

Well blow me down! This colourful pirate doodle frame is bound to inspire all the young pirates to put pen to paper and create some fantastic drawings and stories!

Pirate Frame - Landscape

Pirate Frame - Landscape

Ahoy there shipmates! This landscape version of our pirate frame is perfect for all your pirate topic work. We've got four versions to choose from: blank, lined, handwriting lines and story paper.  

Pirate Frame - Portrait

Pirate Frame - Portrait

Yo ho ho me hearties! Our pirate frame is perfect for pictures of seadogs, trusty pirate ships, and for writing stories of adventures on the seven seas! Click below to choose from blank, handwriting, lined or story paper versions. 

Playground Frame

Playground Frame

Kids can use this fun playground frame design for drawing or writing projects, and enjoy some colouring in too. We have three versions: blank, lined and with handwriting lines.

Pumpkin Frame 4

Pumpkin Frame 4

This pumpkin frame is perfect for all your Halloween writing projects. Perhaps you went to a pumpkin farm this year to choose your Halloween pumpkin, and you can record what happened here! Choose from blank, ruled or handwriting versions below.

Rabbit Writing Frame

Rabbit Writing Frame 2

Use this lovely little rabbit writing frame for younger children. Perhaps they could write their own name in the rabbit, or a sentence or two, or even a short poem...

Robot Writing Frame

Robot Writing Frame

You can use this robot writing frame in many different ways. The blank one would make a fun frame for a photo or two, especially if coloured in.

Royal Baby Frame - Landscape

Royal Baby Frame - Landscape

Use this royal baby frame for your own drawing or writing projects. Perhaps the children could colour it in and then find a photo of the Prince George to cut out and stick in?

Royal Baby Frame - Portrait

Royal Baby Frame - Portrait

Here's a pretty royal baby frame which we've provided both lined and blank so that the kids can write or draw about the arrival of Prince George, then, if they want to, colour the frame in.

Royal Frame Printables

Royal Frame Printables

Use these three Royal frame printables in your classroom drawing or writing projects. Choose from blank, ruled or handwriting lines. Great for the Diamond Jubilee, for children to draw a picture or write a story or account of the Queen.

Sandcastle Frame

Sandcastle Frame

If your children are planners like mine they are already thinking about what sandcastles they are going to construct before we even go on holiday so our sandcastle frames would make a lovely way for them to record their plans.

School Bag Frame

School Bag Frame

This school bag frame is great for school related projects. It's available in colour or black and white, and you can choose between lined or blank versions. 

School Bus Frame

School Bus Frame

Children can write about their journey to school using this school bus frame. It can be downloaded in colour or black and white, and with or without lines.

School House Frame

School House Frame

This school house frame can be used in many ways and comes in four varieties: either colour or black and white, and with lines or without.  Children can write about school or maybe draw a picture inside the frame. 

Squirrel Frame

Squirrel Frame

This lovely squirrel is enjoying an acorn, and just waiting for the kids to get their pencils out for a fun writing activity! Choose from colour and black and white, blank and lined, below.

Squirrel Writing Frame

Squirrel Writing Frame

This pretty squirrel writing frame makes a lovely writing paper for letters and school projects alike. We have a lined or blank version so you can use it for drawing too. Choose the version you would like by clicking on the links below.

Stained Glass Window Frame

Stained Glass Window Frame

Use this lovely stained glass window as a writing frame, colouring page or design page. We've included it in our Easter section but it would make a lovely Sunday school activity at any time.

Star Frame - Landscape

Star Frame - Landscape

Here's a landscape version of our versatile star frame. We have four versions to choose from: blank, lined, handwriting lines and a story paper version with space for a picture and some writing. 

Star Frame - Portrait

Star Frame - Portrait

There are so many uses for this lovely star frame - draw a picture inside it, write a letter or a report, or write a story? Or teachers could even use it for 'Star of the week' certificates?

Suitcase Frame

Suitcase Frame

The first idea that pops to mind to use these suitcase frames is as packing lists; young children could use the blank versions and draw what they intend to pack. But why not ask children to write a story of the suitcase's journey or use the printables to plan where they would like to visit?

Sun Frame

Sun Frame

With four versions available, black and wote or colour, lined or blank, there are lots of ways to use our sun frame in writing, drawing or craft projects.

Sunflower Frame

Sunflower Frame

These sunflower frames would make a lovely classroom display. Write a sunflower or summer themed poem neatly on the centre, colour in the frame and cut out to pin up.

Sweet Treats Border

Sweet Treats Border

This pretty border is filled with lovely things to eat! You could use it for a drawing or writing activity, and get the kids to colour it in too.

Swimming Trunks Frame

Swimming Trunks Frame

Use these swimming trunks as a drawing frame to design a pair of swimming trunks, or as a writing page to write about a swimming trip. As well as blank or lined you have a choice of colour or black and white.

Swimsuit Frame

Swimsuit Frame

Decorate one of the blank versions of our swimsuit frame to design your own swimsuit or use the lined versions for creative writing projects. Chose from coloured or black and white options of these very versitile printables.

The Best Dream Printable

The Best Dream

Children can draw or write about the best dream they can imagine having on this lovely printable page, which comes in two versions - one "framed" and one borderless.

Treasure Chest Writing Frame

Treasure Chest Frame

You can use this treasure chest frame in so many ways. Fill it up with a picture of treasure - perhaps belonging to a pirate! It might be part of a fairy story - or even found in a Haunted House! There's space for words so you can use it as either a drwaing frame or a writing frame...

Treasure Map Frame

Treasure Map Frame

Well, shiver me timbers!! We have four different versions of this treasure map frame, ready to use in all your pirate activities and topic work!

Trophy Writing Frame

Trophy Writing Frame

This trophy writing frame - which comes blank or with lines - can be used in so many ways. How about writing match reports on it? Use it to put up details of upcoming matches, or list prize winners. Practise simple sports words with younger children.

What Would I Take With Me

What Would I Take With Me

What would I take with me ... if I were going to the Bahamas on holiday, or trekking in the jungle, or travelling to the moon (and back)! You can use this lovely printable frame in so many ways. Younger children can draw or cut and stick, older children can write.

Witch's Face Frame

Witch's Face Frame

This witch's face makes a fun frame for some Halloween writing - especially if the kids colour her in, too! Alternatively, draw a face on the witch and give her a name - there's space at the top!

Year Of The Rooster Frame

Year of the Rooster Frame

Children can colour in this Year of the Rooster frame and use it for their writing or drawing projects this Chinese New Year.

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