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

2018 Frame

2018 Frame

Here's a really pretty doodle style frame that can be used in lots of ways to welcome in 2018. Maybe draw a picture of a family New Year's Eve party, write about what you enjoyed the most in the past year, or write about what you'd like to do next year?

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.

American Eagle Writing Frame

American Eagle Writing Frame

You can't miss the American Eagle on this eye-catching writing frame! Use for writing facts about the USA and Thanksgiving, poetry, creative writing or letters.

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.

Blue And Yellow Doodle Writing Frame

Blue And Yellow Doodle Writing Frame

These bright and cheerful blue and yellow doodle frames will look lovely displayed around the classroom with written work or drawings inside. Or use at home for writing letters and drawing pictures.

Blue And Yellow Doodle Writing Frame 2

Blue And Yellow Doodle Writing Frame 2

These blue and yellow doodle frames make great templates for classroom signs, posters or for written work. Just print and choose the frame that you need...

Blue Doodle Writing Frame

Blue Doodle Writing Frame

This simple blue doodle frame design is a really effective way to show off drawings, poems, stories etc. We have five designs in this pack too, so there's something for all your writing and drawing needs...

Blue Doodle Writing Frame 2

Blue Doodle Writing Frame 2

Is blue your favourite colour perhaps? If it is, then you'll love using these blue doodle writing frames for your writing and drawing projects...

Blue Flower Writing Frame

Blue Flower Writing Frame

Lavender's blue, dilly dilly...There are lots of pretty blue flowers on this writing frame, perfect for writing your own song, poem or story!

 

Blue Flower Writing Frame 2

Blue Flower Writing Frame 2

This lovely writing frame features pretty blue flowers all around the edge. Maybe use one these frames to write someone a thank you letter, or draw them a picture?

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.

Butterflies Writing Frame

Butterflies Writing Frame

There are five versions of this pretty butterfly border; lined, plain, half lined, with handwriting lines and with half handwriting lines. Useful for lots of writing and drawing projects! 

Butterflies Writing Frame 2

Butterflies Writing Frame 2

This might be one of the most colourful and prettiest writing frames on Activity Village, full of beautiful butterflies! We've included five different landscape versions of this frame in this pack, to suit different needs. 

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!

Day of the Dead frame

Day of the Dead Frame

This lovely Day of the Dead frame is perfect for all your Day of the Dead writing and drawing projects, and the children will enjoy colouring in the writing at the top of the frame too.

Dia de los Muertos frame

Dia de los Muertos Frame

This fun Dia de los Muertos frame is perfect for pictures, writing, poems or copywork. Choose from blank or lined.

Dotty Doodle Writing Frame 2

Dotty Doodle Writing Frame 2

Here's a set of dotty doodle frames in landscape format. Brilliant for displaying artwork and for writing projects at home or in the classroom...

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!

Fairy Lights Writing Frame

Fairy Lights Writing Frame

Fairy lights are used to brighten up lots of occasions, like Christmas or summer garden parties. Now you can brighten up your writing projects with our colourful fairy lights writing frames!

Fairy Lights Writing Frame 2

Fairy Lights Writing Frame 2

Choose one of the five variations of fairy lights writing frames from this pack, then write a story, list, poem, or draw a picture inside...

Fairy Lights Doodle Writing Frame 2

Fairy Lights Writing Frame 2

Help inspire the kids to do some writing or drawing with these lovely fairy lights doodle frames. There are five varieties included in this pack, ready to print...

Flower Doodle Writing Frame

Flower Doodle Writing Frame

We've got five different versions of this pretty flower doodle frame to print in this pack; lined, plain, half lined, with handwriting lines and with half handwriting lines.

Flower Doodle Writing Frame 2

Flower Doodle Writing Frame 2

Poetry, stories, lists, drawings - there's so much you can do inside our versatile writing frames, and this one has a pretty doodle flower design...

Flower Frame 1

Flower Frame 1

Here's a really colourful, pretty flower frame to write or draw pictures inside. There are three versions included; plain, lined and with handwriting lines.

Flower Frame 2

Flower Frame 2

Here's a beautiful flower frame with a difference - it's circular! Whatever you decided to draw or write inside, the finished result is bound to look stunning...

Flower Frame 3

Flower Frame 3

Here's a set of three bright and colourful flower frames ready to print in landscape format, perfect for all kinds of writing projects or artwork...

Flower Garden Writing Frame

Flower Garden Writing Frame

This marvellous flower garden writing frame is full of flowers and bees, and is bound to inspire some writing or drawing! 

Flower Garden Writing Frame 2

Flower Garden Writing Frame 2

There's an abundance of flowers, leaves and even some bees adorning this lovely writing frame! We have five different versions of this frame; lined, plain, half lined, with handwriting lines or with half handwriting lines.

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?

Green Doodle Writing Frame

Green Doodle Writing Frame

This lovely green doodle frame has a hand-drawn feel to it - perfect for setting off lots of different writing and drawing projects!

Green Doodle Writing Frame 2

Green Doodle Writing Frame 2

Here's a set of five different green doodle-style frames, ready to print; lined, plain, half lined, with handwriting lines and with half handwriting lines.

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.

Leafy Doodle Writing Frame

Leafy Doodle Writing Frame

This leafy writing frame has a lovely doodle style, perfect for surrounding drawings, stories, letters and poetry!

Leafy Doodle Writing Frame 2

Leafy Doodle Writing Frame 2

There are five versions of this lovely leafy doodle border to print; lined, plain, half lined, with handwriting lines and with half handwriting lines. 

Leaves Writing Frame

Leaves Writing Frame

Our writing frames are really versatile, and this one with leaves all around is perfect for lots of writing and drawing activities. We have five variations to choose from in this pack.

Leaves Writing Frame 2

Leaves Writing Frame 2

This pack of five landscape leaves writing frames can be used for writing letters, stories or drawing pictures! We have portrait versions available here too.

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.

Purple Doodle Writing Frame

Purple Doodle Writing Frame

This colourful doodle style writing frame looks like it's been coloured in by hand! Perfect for lots of different writing or drawing activities...

Purple Doodle Writing Frame 2

Purple Doodle Writing Frame 2

This writing frame looks like it's been doodled by hand, and you can add some more doodles inside one of the frames, or do some writing...

PyeongChang Winter Olympics Frame 1

PyeongChang Winter Olympics Frame 1

Our Pyeongchang Winter Olympics frame can be used for reporting on events, drawing pictures or for creative writing tasks with a Winter Olympics theme. We have four versions to choose from: blank and lined, colour and black and white.

PyeongChang Winter Olympics Frame 2

PyeongChang Winter Olympics Frame 2

This PyeongChang Winter Olympics frame can be used in lots of ways. How about writing a report on one of the many events, or list the Olympic medal winners? It's available in colour, with lines or without, and also in black and white (with lines or without). 

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 a new royal prince or princess 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 a new royal prince or princess, 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 any royal occasion! Children can draw a picture or write a story and then colour in the frame if they choose.

Rugby Ball Writing Frame

Rugby Ball Writing Frame

Use this rugby ball writing frame for match reports, writing about the sport, recording details of the Rugby World Cup...

Rugby Kit Writing Frame

Rugby Kit Writing Frame

Here's a rugby kit writing frame printable that you can use for some creative writing, match reports etc.

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. 

Scottie Dog Writing Frame Flag

Scottie Dog Writing Frame Flag

Just for fun, we've put this Scottie dog against the Scottish flag. Great for patriotic writing tasks! Our Scottie comes blank or lined...

Singing Bird Writing Frame

Singing Bird Writing Frame

This delightful set of five singing bird writing frames is bound to inspire the kids to do some writing or drawing!

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?

Statue of Liberty Writing Frame

Statue of Liberty Writing Frame

This stunning Statue of Liberty Writing Frame is great for any USA-themed writing work. There are 3 versions included to suit different activities and ages: blank, lined and with handwriting lines.

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.

Sunny Garden Writing Frame

Sunny Garden Writing Frame

This sunny garden writing frame is full of pretty flowers - perhaps you could use it to design your own garden, or write a shopping list for a trip to the garden centre?

Sunny Garden Writing Frame 2

Sunny Garden Writing Frame 2

These pretty sunny garden writing frames are perfect for using outside for writing and drawing projects, or for any projects with a garden or summer theme...

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 can be used in so many ways. They would be a fun way for children to write a match report - perhaps using the label on the base of the cup for recording the scores. Or write about the Rugby World Cup or Football World Cup or any other big sporting events.

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.

Waves Writing Frame

Waves Writing Frame

Our writing frames can be used for lots of different writing and drawing projects. This lovely waves design would be great for writing about the seaside...

Waves Writing Frame 2

Waves Writing Frame 2

Here's a useful writing frame with a colourful waves design. This pack has four different versions of landscape frames, and we have portrait versions available too, found here.

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.

Winter Olympics Sports Frame

Winter Olympics Sports Frame

Choose from three versions of this Winter Olympics sports frame, which captures all the excitement of the event. Can the kids spot their favourite winter sports in the pictures?

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 Dog Frame

Year of the Dog Frame

This lovely Year of the Dog frame is perfect for all your Chinese New Year writing and drawing projects, and the children will enjoy colouring in the pretty frame too.

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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