Crafting Kindness Book Contest

The 2020 KindCraft Book Contest




Official Rules

KindCraft is publishing our 1st Kindness Book and we want YOU to enter our contest for the chance to be featured in our “Crafting Kindness book”. Our goal in writing this book is to teach others how they can “craft kindness”.  Kids can submit an entry for our contest to illustrate/write a page for our 1st  published book. A panel of judges will select 18 story page winners and 1 cover page that will be published under the book title “Crafting Kindness”. This book will be placed in various businesses such as dentists, doctors offices, orthodontists - basically anywhere kids will be hanging out!


Theme

The theme of this book is kids teaching kids how to spread kindness.

  • Ask yourself the question, “What are some ways I like to spread kindness?”What acts of kindness seem to be enjoyed by others the most? What acts of kindness bring me the most joy?

  • Draw a picture to illustrate how you craft (spread) kindness. You can choose a page that has lines for text or a page for just an illustration


Eligibility

Children under the age of 18 may submit entries to the contest.ontest.


Media and Technique Requirements

  • You must use the official entry form(s) provided below.

  • Use dark pencil or ink for story text.

  • For the best color, use markers or colored pencils. 

  • Do not use glue, tape, or crayons. 

  • You can submit an entry for the front cover, a story page OR an illustration page (or all 3!)

  • We suggest you print extra copies so you can practice before creating your final copy.

  • Older siblings or adults may help young children with the writing. 


Size Requirements

Only the provided PDF documents will be accepted. Be sure to hold your paper in PORTRAIT style. Do NOT fold your entry.


Multiple Entries

Kids can enter as many entries as they like.  


Judging Criteria

Entries will be judged on creativity, artistic style, originality and thoughtfulness. All entries must be postmarked by July 31, 2020.


Submission Requirements

Fill out the attached entry form and mail it (or drop off) along with your unfolded picture by July 31, 2020 to:  KindCraft  16072 S. Elmridge Olathe, KS 66062


Winner Notification

Entry winners will be notified by email no later than August 7, 2020.


***Please see our website for further details and to download and print the official entry forms.


https://www.kindcraft.org/crafting-kindness-contest





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