These free printable star templates have a lot to offer—coloring sheets, crafts, reward chart markers, and more. In fact, you might say the potential uses are as numerous as the stars in the sky! 🙂 Choose from 18 free star cut out templates.
I love printables and templates that have multiple and varied uses. If you feel the same way, trust me when I say these 5 point star templates are the star of the show. (Haha, get it?) There’s just so much you can do with them, thanks in part to the fact that there are a myriad of sizes from the small star template (1 inch) to the large star template printable (7.5 inches).
So, let’s dive right in and look at some of the ways you might use these star template free printables in your home. Oh, and along the way, I’ll share some my other favorite versatile printables and templates!
1 Inch Free Printable Small Star Template
The small star template measures approximately 1 inch and is available pre-colored or blank, meaning you can color it however you desire. A great use for this small five point star template is as a marker on various charts. For example, you could cut the stars out and use them as progress or completion markers on:
Tip: If you have more than one child or are using multiple charts, you may want to use different markers to distinguish between children or tasks. The smaller version of these printable heart templates cut outs can also make good chart markers!
2 Inch Free Printable Star Cut Out Template
The 2 inch star shape template is (obviously) a bit more prominent than the 1 inch star shape PDF printable. A good use might be to demonstrate satisfaction with a completed task. For example if you’re a teacher (or a parent homeschooling your children), you might use this five point star template to indicate a job well done on a printable book report templates or on tracing or coloring printable bubble letters templates, which can help with mastering the ABCs.
Of course, as an adult, you can use this 2 inch small star template to indicate satisfaction with yourself as well. (After all, it isn’t just kids that need to be reminded of a job well done!) For example, if you keep a gratitude journal template and you were able to stay grateful on a particularly trying day you might want to mark the day with a star. Not only does this recognize your achievement, but it’ll make it easy to look back on that day when you need a little pick-me up! 🙂
Free 3 Inch Star Template Printable
The medium sized 3 inch star template, like all of the templates, is available in a pre-colored printable and a blank printable. At this size and above, the star shape templates aren’t too difficult to color, so you may want to go for the blank option and decorate to your liking. I think the 3 inch star templates make a nice addition to craft projects and homemade (or semi-homemade) cards and gifts.
For example, you could combine a 3 inch star template with this “Happy Father’s Day” calligraphy writing templates to create a heartfelt Father’s Day card. In addition to these free printable star templates, other printables that might come in handy for making cards are:
- Printable Numbers Templates – These are useful for making birthday or anniversary cards.
- “Happy birthday” calligraphy free printables.
- Printable Flower Templates and Printable Sunflower Pattern Templates – These can be used for Mother’s Day cards, thank you cards, get well soon cards, and more.
- “Thank you” in calligraphy templates.
- Printable Shamrock Templates and Printable Four Leaf Clover Templates – Use these for St. Patrick’s Day cards, good luck cards, and more.
4 Inch Free Printable Star Template
The 4 inch star cut out template is also a nice size for arts and crafts projects. It’s large enough to be seen and worked with but is not a full page star template printable, which can be a little overwhelming if you don’t want the star to be the focal point. For instance, I think the 4 inch 5 point star template is nice for creating Christmas décor or for Christmas crafts.
Bonus: If you’re looking for additional Christmas printables and crafts, check out this:
Free Printable 5 Inch 5 Point Star Template
The 5 inch free printable star template is large but not quite a full page star template printable. It, along with either the 4 or 6 inch star template free printables, is nice for educational purposes. For example, you could use this star template PDF as part of a set of flashcards or a matching game to help your kid learn shapes. Other educational printables you may want to download are:
6 Inch Printable Star Template Free
The 6 inch star shape template can be a great option for decoration if you want to make a statement. For example, you could print multiple copies of this five point star template, cut out the stars, and then string them together to make a star banner. This could be a fun way to decorate for a variety of celebrations from a birthday party to a graduation party!
Tip: If you’re looking for ways to keep an event or party within budget, consider using event printable budget worksheets to track expenses. Creating your own décor is one way to cut costs; another is to use an inexpensive theme such as a rainbow party theme. Download and color the blank printable star template in bright and varied colors to fit your rainbow theme! 🙂
Free 7 Inch Star Template PDF
This large star template measures approximately 7 inches. Its size makes it a great first step in learning to draw stars free-hand because it’s super easy to trace. Simply print out this 5 point star template, place a thin piece of paper over top, and trace. Keep at it; again and again, and in no time you’ll be able to draw a star without tracing! 🙂
Tracing is how you’ll master drawing stars and other shapes as well as get started with calligraphy! If you’re interested in calligraphy, read “Learn How to Write Calligraphy“.
7.5 Inch Large Star Template Printable
The full page star template printable comes pre-colored or blank. The pre-colored option is large enough to be used as a sign or label. For instance, you could help your child write his or her name on the star cut out template (within the star), cut out the star, and then affix it to the door of their bedroom.
The blank full page star template printable makes a fun and easy coloring sheet. This is especially true for little hands that haven’t fully developed fine motor coordination yet. For young children, you might also consider this back to school coloring sheet.
Free Printable Star Templates of Various Sizes
The last of the free printable star templates features a variety of stars in different sizes. This template is great for decoration. For example, use it as a textbook or notebook cover or the background for a scrapbook page. It could also of course, be used as a coloring sheet.
All of the star cut out templates in this article can be used for multiple purposes. It just takes a little creativity and (of course) a printer 🙂
If you can think of other uses for these free printable star templates, share your inspiration in the comments!