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

2017 Frame

2017 Frame

Here is a pretty frame for your New Year writing projects, with an outline design which the kids can colour in themselves. We have lined or blank versions available.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Three Stars for 2017

Three Stars for 2017

This is such a simple exercise to do with the kids, but if you can capture their "wishes and goals" at the beginning of each year you will have a lasting keepsake and something to look back on at the end of the year and far into the future.

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.

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.

Don't Forget...

Acrostic Poem Printables
We have a huge collection of Acrostic Peom Printables which can also be used as writing and drawing frames!
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