Free craft templates

Find free, downloadable craft templates and a whole host of projects to make with them in our gallery...

Free skull template

Find free, downloadable craft templates and a whole host of projects to make with them in our gallery...

Craft templates are great. They save time and simplify even the most complicated of crafts. In this gallery you'll find printable craft templates that you can download, print off, and use for a range of projects.

Our templates are perfect for a whole range of crafts to keep the kids entertained over weekends or holidays - simply click through to find the stencils you need!

These craft templates are all free to download, all you need to do is flick through and click the link to access them.

We'll keep adding more craft templates to this gallery each and every month, so you'll have plenty of choice and fun craft projects to try.

Free skull template

Download our free skull template (opens in new tab)

Craft templates

Craft templates

Craft templates are great. They save time and simplify even the most complicated of crafts. In this gallery you'll find printable craft templates that you can download, print off, and use for a range of projects.

Our Christmas templates are perfect for festive crafts to keep the kids entertained over this seasonal holiday - simply click through to find the stencils you need!

These craft templates are all free to download, all you need to do is flick through and click the link to access them.

We'll keep adding more craft templates to this gallery each and every month, so you'll have plenty of choice and fun craft projects to try.

Christmas - Reindeer base.jpg

Christmas - Reindeer base

Download our free Reindeer base template (opens in new tab)

Christmas - Reindeer head.jpg

Christmas - Reindeer head

Download our free reindeer head template (opens in new tab)

Christmas - Reindeer antlers.jpg

Christmas - Reindeer antlers

Download our free reindeer antlers template (opens in new tab)

Christmas - Mouse.jpg

Christmas - Mouse

Download our free mouse template (opens in new tab)

Christmas - Personalised plate.jpg

Christmas - Personalised plate

Download our free personalised plate template (opens in new tab)

Christmas - Star.jpg

Christmas - Star

Download our free star template (opens in new tab)

Craft templates

Craft templates

Craft templates are great. They save time and simplify even the most complicated of crafts. In this gallery you'll find printable craft templates that you can download, print off, and use for a range of projects.

Our Halloween templates are perfect for frightening crafts to keep the kids entertained over this spooky holiday - simply click through to find the stencils you need!

These craft templates are all free to download, all you need to do is flick through and click the link to access them.

We'll keep adding more craft templates to this gallery each and every month, so you'll have plenty of choice and fun craft projects to try.

Halloween - pumpkin faces

Halloween templates

This fabulous face will look great on any pumpkin you're carving.

Download our free pumpkin template (opens in new tab)

Halloween - monsters feet

Halloween templates

Make some fun foam feet for your little horrors this Halloween!

Download our free feet template (opens in new tab)

Halloween templates - bats

Halloween templates

Bats are an obvious choice for any Halloween party you've got planned, simply print out and cut round for realistic bat shapes.

Download our free bat template (opens in new tab)

Frame template 1

frame template

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This swirly frame design is perfect for framing your little ones' crafts with!

Download this frame template here (opens in new tab)

Frame template 2

frame template

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Brighten up doors with this bubbly frame template - all you need to do is print it out and stick it up!

Download this frame template here (opens in new tab)

Frame template 3

frame template

(Image credit: Essentials)

Like the look of this frame? Why not add one of the kids' drawings into the middle for a unique look?

Download this frame template here (opens in new tab)

Frame template 4

frame template

(Image credit: Essentials)

We love this chic frame shape - guaranteed to make every budding artist's finest work stand out!

Download this frame template here (opens in new tab)

Frame template 5

frame template

(Image credit: Essentials)

Well, if you're going to get crafty with these fantastic frames, you might as well go for the whole set!

Download this frame template here (opens in new tab)

Bunny bunting template

Craft templates

(Image credit: Essentials)

This bunny shape makes the perfect bunny bunting! See our video for how to make perfect bunny bunting.

Download the bunny bunting template here

Bunny card template

Craft templates

(Image credit: Essentials)

This bunny template makes for gorgeous Easter cards, and the kids will love helping colour them in.

Chalkboard bunny template

Craft templates

(Image credit: Essentials)

Use this template to create a chalkboard with some sticky back chalkboard plastic or some blackboard paint.

Download the chalkboard bunny template here

Cactus templates

Free craft templates

(Image credit: Essentials magazine)

Use these tropical cactus templates to create some fun 3D paper cacti and a cool cactus cushion (opens in new tab).

Choose which template you'd like to download, or have a go with all four!

- Spiky cactus- Tall cactus

- Rounded cactus

- Cactus cushion

Cloud pinboard template

Free craft templates

(Image credit: Essentials magazine)

This sheet of raindrops will brighten up a drab pinboard, see how to do it in our easy cloud pinboard video tutorial.

Download the cloud pinboard template here (opens in new tab)

Kite cards template

Free craft templates

(Image credit: Essentials magazine)

These cloud and kite templates will help to create gorgeous stationary such as greetings cards and party invites.

Download the kite cards template here

Chevron coaster

Free craft templates

(Image credit: Essentials magazine)

Line your picture beads up with this template to make some geographic coasters for your kitchen table!

Download the chevron coasters template here

Free angel template

Free Angel template

This free angel template is perfect for Christmas crafts with the kids (opens in new tab). Simply print off the outline and get your little ones to colour in and decorate. You could even string some together to make some festive bunting. 

Free horse template

Free horse template

This pretty hobbyhorse, from the September issue of Essentials magazine, is an advanced sewing craft to try. Our horse template can be used for smaller and more simple designs too - print it off for the kids to colour in. 

Gemma Chandler is a lifestyle writer specialising in kids' educational media across a range of topics including nature, history, science and geography across digital, print, social media and video channels. She joined Creature & Co. at 2015, shortly becoming Digital Editor of National Geographic Kids magazine.