Sample Templates from Bright Hub
As mentioned, you need look no further for free Word newsletter templates than right here at Bright Hub. To make it even easier, following are three family newsletter templates you can download to use in Word.
The first template creates a two-page newsletter. Each page has a vivid blue background, which you can easily change to a different hue or remove completely. To alter the background, go to the Format menu in Word 2003 and click on Background. In Word 2007 or 2010, go to the Page Layout tab and click on Page Color in the Page Background group. There you can change the color, apply a texture or remove the background color.
Download Page: Vivid Blue Family Newsletter
The next template has a border that gives it a picture frame appearance. It has a camel background color that you can change by formatting the background shape. Simply right-click the shape and select Format to make these changes. The template includes a table of contents as well as two picture placeholders with frames and several text boxes.
Download Page: Picture Frame Newsletter
If you simply want to create a brief newsletter announcing upcoming plans or simply to say hello, you may appreciate this simple, one-page template. This lets you create a simple yet polished newsletter in no time. It has room for two stories as well as two pictures. It also has a table of contents and bulleted events listing to note birthdays or other important dates. If you like this template but want more pages, simply insert a second page and then copy and paste the template onto the following page as well.
Download Page: Single Page Family Newsletter
For more help, templates and tutorials, be sure to check out the Bright Hub library of Microsoft Word Tips, where new information is being added every day.