Inspire pupils to get creative with Crazy Creatures! It's guaranteed to get pupils' imaginations running wild and eager to get writing about their creations!
What are you waiting for, let Crazy Creatures into your classroom today!
See what others think of Crazy Creatures…
"Super competition! The children loved doing it!"
"A fabulous competition that inspired the pupils and developed their literacy skills."
"Children really enjoyed creating their own creatures and making up a short story."
"The children loved this and were very inspired"
"Children really enjoyed the challenge of having a word limit :)"
"The children have been really excited to complete these!"
"The children have thoroughly engaged with this writing - especially naming and drawing their crazy creature. Lots of fun!"
"The children loved trying to fit their saga into 100 words!"
"I teach a Year 5 class of children with Autism. They enjoyed the opportunity to use their imaginations in this activity."
"A great writing opportunity - always a lot of fun!"
"A good way to encourage creative writing."
"The children thought it would be easy to write a story in only 100 words, but found it difficult to stick to only 100 words!"
"My Year 3 class really enjoyed designing their crazy creatures and writing about them. Thank you!"
"We love the writing competitions and the children always try 100%. We can't wait for the next one!"
"This was a great activity. All pupils enjoyed it :)"
"Children thoroughly enjoyed writing their mini sagas about their crazy creatures!"
"The children really enjoyed taking part in this engaging challenge!"
"Children really enjoyed this creative task. Entry forms were engaging and helpful - particularly having an exemplar saga to use as inspiration."
"We had lots of fun doing this. The kids enjoyed the challenge and the purpose."
"Loved the website support :)"
"We enjoyed the project and linked it to our PHSCE 'Being Different'."
"The children really enjoyed this task! Great fun!"
"Great layout and help for students to prepare."
"The children really enjoyed the activity."
"We loved the task!! We enjoyed sharing the stories and pictures :)"
"A fun activity, the children enjoyed creating their creatures and writing their mini saga."
"Good, easy, engaging, fun!"
"The excellent booklet really helped!"
"Great video to get them engaged, also good that there is a planning sheet."
"The children were very motivated to write to write and helped with my theme of the writing process."
"6S thoroughly enjoyed this challenge - they would love to do more of these!"
"Challenging, but fun and engaging at the same time!"
Lytham St Annes
"A fantastic way to get the class to think carefully about their vocabulary choices."
"The You Tube clip was very helpful and children enjoyed watching it."
"Thank you for your feedback, we loved making the video and we're glad to here that your pupils liked it too!"
Only one entry per pupil
Each pupil needs to create a crazy creature and write a mini saga inspired by it
A mini saga is a story written in up to 100 words, and must have a beginning, middle and an end
Ensure that all pupils include their name, surname and age on the pupil entry form
Closing date is 21st December 2016
1st Prize – £1,000
2nd Prize – £500
3rd Prize – £250
The 10 best writers will each win a fantastic Crazy Creatures Goodie Bag!
Every entrant will receive a bookmark and sticker! Pupils selected for publication will also receive a certificate!
Ask pupils to write their mini saga, ensuring their name, surname and age are included on the entry form
If you are in need of more entry forms, please go to Downloads / Resources Request
Send your entries, along with your school entry form, to:
Young Writers PS
Alternatively, you can upload poems to Online Entries
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