My First Riddle |
Poetry Competition


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Get imaginations fired up in no time!

This fun competition encourages younger pupils to use their senses and imagination to create their own original riddle. Your child can write their riddle on any theme, from their favourite book to people, places or animals.

If your child is creative they don't have to use a template, they can write their own freestyle riddle poem! There are also 5 templates to choose from, should you prefer to give your young writer one of these.

If you haven't got a printer, don't panic! You're welcome to help your child write out their poem and send us a photo instead!



To make sure your entries are valid, please follow the rules listed below:

  • Only one entry per person.

  • Please include your child's name, age and full postal address on their entry.

  • Independent entrants must have a UK address to enter.

  • Independent entries are still eligible for pupil prizes.

  • Your child's poem must be their own work.

  • Your child's poem can be on the worksheet or an A4 sheet of paper or typed.

If you are unsure on any rules or have any queries, please don't hesitate to Contact Us.


My First Riddle Prize

Our 10 favourite published little poets will each win £20 National Book Token! 

Winners will be chosen from entries received in the Spring Term 2021.

Closing Date: Friday 28th May 2021