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Doodle 4 Google Art Contest for Kids: Ireland Winner 2014

 I personally voted for her and I’m so pleased she won! Article originally published on The Irish Times.   Kelly McCabe from Scoil Carmel Junior National School in Firhouse Co Dublin named overall winner for jungle design Dublin student Kelly McCabe from Scoil Carmel Junior National School was named the overall winner of the sixth annual Doodle 4 Google competition today. Kelly’s winning doodle beat off competition from 74 regional finalists and will be seen by millions of users when it appears on the Google Ireland homepage this Wednesday March 26th. Kelly, aged eight, was presented with her award at a

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New “Valentine” Art Contest For Kids: I (Heart) My Pet Art Contest

I’d like to wish everyone a Happy Valentine’s Day! I received an email today announcing a new art contest for kids I’d like to share with you. I (Heart) My Pet Art Contest Sponsored by: Frankie’s Friends Here are the contest details from their website: Frankie’s Friends I ♥ My Pet Kids Art Contest* Five winning entries will receive Amex gift cards and all winning artwork will be printed on Frankie’s Friends tribute cards! It’s easy! 1) Create a drawing or painting that shows us how much you love your pet. Entries may be in color or black-and-white, in any medium you choose,

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Art Contest – Doodle 4 Google 2014 is Here!

  Special email announcement from Google: Calling all young dreamers: Doodle 4 Google 2014 is now open for submissions. This year, we’re encouraging young artists to think big when they create their own Google doodle based on the theme: “If I could invent one thing to make the world a better place…” The winning doodle will be featured on the Google homepage for a day for millions to see. The winner will also receive a $30,000 college scholarship and a $50,000 Google for Education technology grant for his or her school. If that’s not cool enough, this year—for the first

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Art Contests For Kids – February 2014

Art contests are a great way to give your children an opportunity to share their art.  Even if they’re not selected as a winner, encourage them to be proud for entering and sharing their art with others. Encouraging our kids to draw, paint, and create is so important.  If your children are not interested in drawing & painting, encourage them to express their creativity in the areas that interest them most. It could be writing, building things, singing, etc.  All of our children are creative and as parents it’s our job to support and encourage them along the way. See

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Art Contests For Kids – December 2013

  Art contests are a great way for children to share their creativity.  I scour the web to find what I think are the best contests for kids and share them with you! See my other contest posts here.   “Animal Rescue” Kids’ Art Contest We’re asking our young “Animal Rescue” fans (age 16 and under) to send us drawings of their favorite animals. Every month we will select one drawing to post on our website. The winner and five runners-up will receive an official “Animal Rescue” Prize Package. Only U.S. residents are eligible for prizes. Send your artwork, along with your name,

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Art Contests For Kids – October 2013

  See all of my contest posts:  click here!  Visit my Drawing For Kids Store for my top picks of art supplies for kids. It’s now October and I’d like to add a new contest update since I didn’t get a chance to post one in September.  I’ve found some new and interesting art contests to include this month. I think encouraging our kids to draw, paint, and create is so important.  My goal is to help parents find ways to validate their children’s efforts and let their fantastic artwork be appreciated by others. I do my best to scour the web

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Art Contests For Kids – August 2013

Well, it’s that time again.  I plan to scour the web regularly to see if I can find any new art contests for kids to enter.  Give your kids an opportunity to show off those drawing and painting skills with their fabulous art work!  Kids love to be recognized for their fantastic efforts and we parents don’t mind the bragging rights either.  A couple of the contests listed below are not active at the moment, but I wanted to share the information with you now. Doodle 4 Google This contest is not active yet, but coming soon.  I wanted to

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Art Contests For Kids – Current Contests July 2013

I’ve gathered a few resources of current art contests that might be fun for your children to enter their drawings or paintings. Give your kids an opportunity to show off those drawing and painting skills with their fabulous art work! Frogs Are Green Contest Information from their website: Last year we received over 260 entries from kids around the world, and the year before over 500! As always, we are so impressed by kids’ creativity and imagination and the variety of ways they express themselves: in crayon, watercolor, colored pencil, clay, 3D sculptures, dioramas, murals, mosaics, and mixed media. We

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