Celebrations

Handprint Card – for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day etc…

This card is an ideal keepsake for young children to make and give to parents and grandparents for Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Christmas or birthdays.  They can use a photo of themselves or a family pet. Instructions: You will need 1 A4 sheet of coloured card for base 1 sheet of A4 coloured paper for [...]

Teacups, Cups & Mugs

This template shows a Teacup Click image for the full-size template Print and colour in. You could draw patterns or pictures on the side. Related skills: language, fine motor. Discussion Topics: We use cups every day – what different cups do you have and what do you put in them? Are some better for hot [...]

Icecream Sundae

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This template shows an Icecream Sundae Click image for the full-size template Print and colour in.  Colour the icecream, draw on fruit, nuts or other decorations. Related skills: language, fine motor. Discussion Topics: Icecream Sundaes are special occasion foods – not good for you to have every day but great for a treat. Do you [...]

Mother’s Day Templates

Use these Mother’s Day templates to make cards and posters. Print these ready made Mother’s Day cards for children to decorate Click image for the full-size template Click image for the full-size template or cut out these letter templates to spell out MUM, MOM etc to make cards or posters Click image for the full-size [...]

Activity Idea: Christmas Santa with hinged arms and legs.

This Santa has hinged arms and legs. Click image for the full-size template Instructions: You will need A4 paper or cardColouring pencils or crayonsScissorsHole or Eyelet PunchStuds for paper (split and fold out) Method: Print the Santa above (click on the image to get the template) Colour in Santa Cut Santa out Punch holes on [...]

Christmas: Santa and Christmas templates

Here are some templates for Christmas: Santa, a Santa bear, toy sack, Santa’s sleigh, and Rudolf.  There is also a slight template and a matching join-the-dots sleigh. Click image for the full-size template Click image for the full-size template Click image for the full-size template Click image for the full-size template Click image for the [...]

Sweets, Candy, Lollies

Sweets, Candy, Lollies – this template can be used for coloring, but the wrapper has been left blank so children can choose patterns and colours.

Chinese Lanterns

Print the page, decorate, and fold in half lengthwise to make a Chinese Lantern. Click image for the full-size template Related skills: fine motor, language Instructions: Print the page, decorate, and fold in half lengthwise to make a Chinese Lantern. Cut from fold along dotted lines. Fold edges back lightly to crease, then straighten. Roll [...]

Chocolate

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Template of a chocolate bar Click image for the full-size template Related skills: fine motor, language Discussion Topics: Colour the template. Do you like chocolate?  When do you have it? How often should you eat it? Talk about health aspects, food as treats, cleaning teeth.

Candy Canes

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A candy cane for coloring and a stripeless candy cane that children can decorate and color. The same templates are also available as colour-by-number activities for older children. Click image for the full-size template Click image for the full-size template Click image for the full-size template Click image for the full-size template Related skills: fine [...]

Cupcake

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This is a template of a cupcake Click image for the full-size template Related skills: fine motor, language Discussion Topics: Decorate the cupcake and its wrapper. Make some cupcakes together… or just get some cupcake wrappers and pretend. Why do you think they are called cupcakes?

Cooking

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These templates are for cooking and baking. Click image for the full-size template Click image for the full-size template Related skills: fine motor, language Discussion Topics: Colour the template. Talk about who cooks in your family, who cooks as a job and television chefs. Talk about safety when using cooking equipment and sharp knives and [...]

Christmas Trees

Christmas tree templates, blank and decorated so that you can draw them just the way you like them!  Plus a join the dots and maze. Click image for the full-size template Click image for the full-size template Click image for the full-size template Click image for the full-size template Related skills: fine motor, language, maths [...]

Cats

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Here are a range of templates of cats – cute cats and a Halloween black cat Click image for the full-size template Click image for the full-size template Click image for the full-size template Click image for the full-size template Related skills: fine motor, language Discussion Topics: Colour the templates. Talk about cats, different types, [...]

Make your own calendar

Use this template to make a calendar for one month, or print twelves and make a calendar for a who year. These make great personalised gifts. Click image for the full-size template Related skills: fine motor, language, maths Discussion Topics: Decide which month you are going to make and write the dates in the box [...]

Witch

This template shows a witch flying on a broomstick in front of a full moon – a fun coloring activity for older children on Halloween. Click image for the full-size template Related skills: fine motor, language Discussion Topics: Witches feature in lots of stories – good witches and bad witches. Template created by and copyright [...]

Headstone

This template shows a headstone with a cat, bats and a full moon perfect for Halloween. Click image for the full-size template Related skills: fine motor Discussion Topics: Template created by and copyright : nighstar mayfair

Spider

This template shows a spider. Draw on patterns and color this large, blank spider for Halloween or any time of the year. Click image for the full-size template Related skills: fine motor, gross motor, language Discussion Topics: Spiders play an important part in nature. They come in different shapes and sizes. Do you have spiders [...]

Pumpkin & Pumpkin Pie

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This template shows a Pumpkin Pie. Pumpkin pie is a traditional desert in America on Halloween and Thanksgiving. This template includes a whole pie, a slice and a pumpkin.   Click image for the full-size template Related skills: fine motor, language Discussion Topics:  You could make a real pumpkin pie. You could also talk about [...]

Pin the tail on the black cat

These templates make a Pin the Tail on the Black Cat – a good game for Halloween or spooky birthday parties.   Click image for the full-size template Click image for the full-size template See more cat templates here

Jack-o-Lantern Mazes

Three mazes within a Jack-o-Lantern for Halloween, easy, medium and hard. Can you get from start to finish? This template shows Jack-o-Lantern Maze (Easy) Click image for the full-size template This template shows Jack-o-Lantern Maze (Medium) Click image for the full-size template This template shows Jack-o-Lantern Maze (Hard) Click image for the full-size template Related [...]

Hand Turkey – from a hand outline

Making turkeys out of hand outlines is a popular Thanksgiving activity in America. You can use an outline of your own hand or this template. Click image for the full-size template Related skills: Discussion Topics: fine motor, language, spatial Template created by and copyright : nighstar mayfair You can also get a pdf version (2 [...]

Halloween Bingo

This is a Halloween version of the popular game. Bingo is a game of chance which means that everyone has a good chance of being the first to shout “BINGO!”  The game provides practice for matching and is a fun way to encourage concentration. Halloween Bingo – Preparation Print a different bingo card for each [...]

Birthday Cake with 3 candles

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This template shows a Birthday Cake with 3 candles to decorate Click image for the full-size template This template shows the same Birthday Cake decorated Click image for the full-size template Related skills: fine motor, language, social Discussion Topics:  Colour in or glue on decorations. Talk about birthdays and birthday parties. What sort of cake [...]

Place Setting – Plate, Fork, Knife, Spoon

This template shows a dinner place setting – plate, fork, knife, spoon Click image for the full-size template Related skills: fine motor, language, social Discussion Topics: This place setting image including a plate, fork, knife and spoon can be used for a drawing and coloring activity! Decorate the plate, draw or paste cut-out pictures of [...]

Happy Thanksgiving Turkey

Here are two different templates for Thanksgiving Turkeys. Click image for the full-size template For a more informal picture, you can print this handprint, trace around your own hand or get children to trace their hands. Click image for the full-size template   Related skills: fine motor, language, social Discussion Topics: Thanksgiving is in October [...]

Christmas holly with berries template

This template shows Christmas holly with berries Click image for the full-size template Related skills: fine motor Discussion Topics: Talk about Christmas traditions and colours Template created by and copyright : nighstar mayfair

Heart Template

This template shows a Heart shape Click image for the full-size template Related skills: fine motor, language Discussion Topics: You can use this to make decorations and greeting cards for Mother’s Day, Valentine’s Day, birthday etc. Where do we see hearts? Valentine’s Day, playing cards… Hearts are symmetrical – but only one way. Template created [...]

Ghost for Halloween Template

This template shows a blank ghost and the word Boo! Colour it in and use as a starting point for other activities. Click image for the full-size template Related skills: fine motor, language Discussion Topics:  Talk about ghosts and the part they play in celebrations. Dress up as ghosts with a sheet over your head [...]

Christmas Crackers or Bonbons

This template shows Christmas Crackers – Decorate and colour Click image for the full-size template Related skills:  fine motor, language Discussion Topics: traditions surrounding Christmas crackers. What are the worst jokes you have found in Christmas crackers?  How are they made? Can you make your own? Template created by and copyright : nighstar mayfair

Christmas Baubles (balls)

Here are some templates for Christmas Baubles (balls) to decorate and two matching mazes. Christmas Baubles (balls) – 3 different shapes Click image for the full-size template This template shows Christmas bauble – Blank to decorate and colour Click image for the full-size template This template shows Christmas bauble – Decorated to colour Click image [...]

Christmas Stockings

Here are some templates for Christmas stockings to decorate and to make jigsaws Click image for the full-size template This template shows Christmas Stocking Jigsaw – larger pieces Click image for the full-size template   This template shows Christmas Stocking Jigsaw – smaller pieces Click image for the full-size template This template shows Christmas stocking [...]

Christmas Bells – to colour and Join the dots

Here are two templates Christmas Bells to colour and a join the dots activity to make the same drawing Click image for the full-size template Click image for the full-size template Related skills: fine motor, language Discussion Topics: Talk about Christmas, who celebrates it and how. What are the usual colours of Christmas? Template created [...]

Make an Angel for your Christmas Tree

Children can have fun colouring, cutting and putting together this angel. You could make one angel for the top of the tree, or several angels as Christmas decorations. Instructions: You will need Template for the angel with face and hair (see printable template) or Template to draw your own face and hair (see printable template) [...]

Christmas Angel

This template shows a Christmas Angel to colour and the same template as a colour by number activity Click image for the full-size template Click image for the full-size template Click image for the full-size template Related skills: Fine motor skills (colouring) Template created by and copyright : nighstar mayfair

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