Sunday, November 4, 2007

Contests for Kids

I have found a number of contests for kids, and I keep finding more. I will update this post when I find more contests for children, so keep checking back! I only list contests which are free to enter. I have a new post for contests for kids, updated for 2008. It is a large list and worth checking out. Look in the January 2008 archives and you will find the new contests for kids post!

Humphrey Drawing Contest
-Submit your favorite scene from a Humphrey series book, and you could win:

  • A visit to your school from series author Betty G. Birney
  • A gift certificate for your own class pet
  • A signed set of books for your classroom

  • Deadline- Entires must be postmarked by March 15, 2008 and received by March 31, 2008

    My Home, The American Dream Contest- Scholastic contest, for grades K-8. Prizes include cash and digital cameras. Deadline unknown, can still enter as of 12/26/07.

    Artist to Artist Contest- Submit your self portrait and be entered to win these amazing prizes! Open to U.S. Continental residents, ages 6-9. Deadline- January 4, 2008

    Expired Contests:

    Write Like Mike Contest-Acclaimed sportswriter Mike Lupica has high scores with his new book series about kids who blow the game wide open both on and off the field. One grand prize winner will have his or her sports column featured in Sports Illustrated Kids magazine, $1000 worth of sports equipment donated to their school, and their name written into a future Comeback Kid novel! Deadline- Entries must be postmarked by Nov. 12, 2007 and received by Nov.16, 2007

    Moment Magazine Publish-A-Kid Contest- We invite young readers to write book reviews. Winning entries will be published in the pages of Moment. And yes, there will be prizes, too! Deadline- December 7, 2007

    Carole Marsh Mysteries- This is a kid's contest, but must be entered by a teacher for the entire class. It seems they have a shortage of entries as they have extended the deadline. If you are a teacher, enter your students! Parents, tell your child's teacher about this one! Description-You and your students could become literary heroes! Award-winning children’s author Carole Marsh will select an entire class—and its teacher—to star in her upcoming children’s mystery novel The Creepy Crawly Classroom Mystery. To enter, teachers and students in grades 1–8 must submit an essay and photo. Deadline- December 31, 2007

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