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Art & Writing Contests for Kids

Looking for art contests for your students and kiddos? Look no further because we at KinderArt® are dedicated to finding cool kid's art contests for you. To explore simply click on a link below. Some links will take you to more information found within the KinderArt site, while others will take you to pages outside of the KinderArt site.

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2014 Craig Tufts' Youth and Nature Essay Contest
In honor of long-standing employee and naturalist, Craig Tufts, the family of Craig Tufts, Family Summits Inc., and the National Wildlife Federation invites youth to enter the 5th Annual Craig Tufts Educational Essay Scholarship competition. This competition is open to any young person between the ages of 8 and 18.

Deadline for Submissions: March 28, 2014

External Link (not a KinderArt contest)

Hilary Weston Writers' Trust of Canada Student Non-Fiction Writing Contest
This contest is open to all Canadian high school students (including home schooled students) currently enrolled in grades 9 through 12.
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Deadline for Submissions: March 31, 2014

External Link (not a KinderArt contest)

The music and dances of my people contest
Municipality of Montana – Bulgaria, invites the children from all over the world to take part in the international contest for drawing The music and dances of my people. It is an event within the 14th International festivities of brass orchestras dedicated to the famous Bulgarian composer Diko Iliev. According to the regulations students between 7 and 15 years of age can participate in the drawing contest students.

Deadline for Submissions: April 1, 2014

External Link (not a KinderArt contest)

7th Annual Junior Authors Short Story Writing Contest
This is a free International writing contest for kids/youth ages 9 to 21 yrs.

Deadline for Submissions: June 30, 2014

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Create a work of art using ONLY the materials in a Mystery Build Kit.

Deadline for Submissions: October 20, 2014

External Link (not a KinderArt contest)

19th Annual Stained Glass Design Competition
Join the Art Smart Challenge stained glass ART competition! Draw, paint & color activity program for kids, adults and seniors. Get your friends together for a creative art experience. Enter your best art for a chance to win prizes and fame.

Deadline for Submissions: End of every month & Finals Sept. 15, 2014

External Link (not a KinderArt contest)

The Radiant Peace Education Awards
The Radiant Peace Education Awards gives students an opportunity to express themselves about Radiant Peace in their own lives. All participants receive beautiful iron-on Radiant Peace Patches, and outstanding entries will also receive certificates and cash awards.

Deadline for Submissions: Ongoing

External Link (not a KinderArt contest)

Alimentary Canal Cruise Coloring Contest
Color the Alimentary Canal drawing and you can win a FREE copy of "Healthy Habits".

External Link (not a KinderArt contest)

Scholastic Art and Writing Awards
The Scholastic Art & Writing Awards offer early recognition of creative teenagers and scholarship opportunities for graduating high-school seniors. The Awards are national in scope and administered by the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers

Who can Participate?: Young artists and writers currently enrolled in grades 7 – 12 and who attend a public, private, parochial or home-school in the United States, U.S. Territories or U.S.-sponsored schools abroad. Canadian students in equivalent grades are also eligible as part of the Region at Large.

External Link (not a KinderArt contest)


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