Notebook Filler Paper
If you are too busy to run to the store for notebook filler paper, you can print some from this web page. Most of the paper on this page is the type with everyday, ordinary plain lines and of those, there are 5 rule-sizes from which to choose. I hope one of the sizes works well for you. The first set is pictured to the left and of the two papers shown, the first set it the one in the background of the picture.
Spacer Paper: The second set of files, named spacer paper, prints in color; the ruled lines are blue and the margin lines are pink. The paper is called spacer paper because the ruled lines have pale tick marks to help the student space words, or if you prefer, the tick marks could be used to space letters. How to use the "spacer paper" is up to you. And because I have been asked about the spacer paper -- I suppose that spacing words makes more sense in the long run because some letters use more space than other letters, but again, how you use the spacer paper is ultimately up to you.
Complete Set Standard: This set of 12 files include standard rule sizes - wide, medium, and narrow. Each rule size includes 4 paper styles - fully ruled, blank top, right half ruled, and left half ruled. The standard filler paper prints in color - blue, pink, and gray. Complete Set Standard is a new item as of October 3, 2011.
Complete Standard Set
This set of filler paper is complete - meaning that this paper comes in four styles per ruled size.
This set of filler paper is standard - meaning that the ruled paper sizes are based on standard USA sizes of:
- Wide: 8.7mm
- Medium: 7.1mm
- Narrow: 6.35mm
It is possible that sizes will vary slightly depending on your computer software and printer.
The files below are PDF files, docx files are on the Site-CD: YoungMinds (11.7 and earlier). The ruled lines are blue in the middle section, the margin lines are gray, and the vertical margin lines are pink.
Wide Ruled Filler Paper - 8.7mm
Medium Ruled Filler Paper - 7.1 mm
Narrow Ruled Filler Paper - 6.35mm
The First Set
This paper has margin lines and plain horizontal lines. The file is named after how many spaces are in the paper. 17 is the widest rule and 35 is the narrowest. I test printed the files and measured the distance between the lines. I would still say the sizes are approximate. Your printer might have slightly different results.
The Filler Paper
little over 1/2 inch
(little over 13 mm)
(little over 3/8 inch)
(little under 9 mm)
(little under 8 mm)
(little over 1/4 inch)
This set has small tick marks to help the student space words and/or letters. The image shows the small difference between the 3 rule sizes. The sizes listed are approximate, your results might be slightly different.
The Files—Open and Print
Related at DonnaYoung.org
I have a few specialized notebook fillers scattered in the different parts of donnayoung.org.
- Math Paper
- Coordinate Grids for Math
- Journals[home page for journals]
- Decorated Journals
- Journals with Borders
- Homeschool Journals
- Plain Journals
- Homeschool Notebooking Forms
- Journals for the Colonial Planner
In Language Arts
I designed this notebook filler for my daughter to use in her composition classes. She writes in the left area and I use the two right margins for noting the number of errors, correction marks, and comments.
Updated September 16, 2014