What's the Story? A Big Competition for Little Storymakers 2014
COMPETITION NOW CLOSED!!
Imaginosity, Dublin Children's Museum, is celebrating childrens' imaginations by hosting its second nationwide creative story-making competition for children aged 3-8 years. We're looking for creative, unique, imaginative stories that will excite and delight our wonderful panel of guest judges. Children can choose to enter the competition using the written word (story or poem) or a drawing, painting or animation and be in with a chance to win some great educational prizes. Check out last year's talented winners!
To enter the competition in the individual categories, download the application form here and see all rules, terms & conditions here! For further information download a competition pack here.
Print out your school entry information pack and application form here!
*Age 3-4 *Age 5-6 *Age 7-8
Group 1: *Junior/Senior Infants
Group 2: *First/Second Class
*Competition Opens: Monday 3rd February, 2014
*Competition Closes: Friday 28th February, 2014
*Winners Announced:Thursday,May 1st 2014
*Winners' Prize-Giving Ceremony at Imaginosity: Saturday, 17th May 2014
*Winning Schools' Tour Visit to Imaginosity: May 29th – 11:30am-1:30pm. This date is fixed and cannot be changed.
Paul Howard - Author
Peter Sheridan – Playwright & Author
Bláthnaid Ni Chofaigh – Journalist & RTE Broadcaster
Roisin Ingle – Daily Features Editor, Irish Times & Author
Maeve Ingoldsby – Playwright & Author
Eithne Kennedy – Lecturer in Literacy, DCU
David Maybury – Children's Author & Editor
Conor Hackett – Publishers' Agent
Find out more about our judges!
**Individual Category, Age 3-4 years**
Winning Prize**Annual Family Membership for Imaginosity, Scooter, Puppet Theatre with Puppet donated by The Puppet Co., Train Set donated by Toysonline.ie & an Art Kit donated by Cork Art Supplies.
Runner-up** Annual Family Membership for Imaginosity, Puppet donated by The Puppet Co., a bundle of art supplies donated by Euro Giant a fantastic goody bag!
**Individual Category, Age 5-6 years**
Winning Prize** Annual Family Membership for Imaginosity, A Bike donated by Halfords, 100 piece box of construction toys donated by Triqo, a Puppet Co. puppet, a Dinosaur Craft Kit and a bundle of art supplies donated by Euro Giant.
Runner-up** Annual Family Membership for Imaginosity, Puppet donated by the Puppet Co., a Dinosaur Craft Kit & bundle of art supplies donated by Euro Giant and a goody bag!
**Individual Category, Age 7-8 years
Winning Prize** Annual Family Membership for Imaginosity, A Bike donated by Halfords, a 100 piece box of construction toys donated by Triqo, a Puppet Co. puppet, a Candle Making kit and Magic Tricks Set donated by Euro Giant and an easel with paints, donated by Cork Arts Supplies.
Runner-up** Annual Family Membership for Imaginosity, a Puppet donated by The Puppet Co., a Candle Making kit and bundle of art supplies donated by Euro Giant, and a goody bag!
**Schools Category, Group One (Junior/Senior Infants) & Group Two (First/Second Class)
Winning Prize**A Class Trip to Imaginosity with transport (Bartons Coach Company will kindly provide the bus within the Dublin area, and fund €125 towards the coach if the winning school is coming from beyond this zone.) The tour will take place on Thursday the 29th of May from 11.30am - 1.30pm. This date is fixed and cannot be changed.
The winning classes in both groups will also win a school library to the value of €240 provided by Walker Books. A 600 piece set of construction toys from Triqo. Each child will receive a fantastic prize pack generously donated by Euro Giant complete with assorted toys and art supplies!!
if you have any questions about the competition.
Many thanks to all our wonderful sponsors for their generous support