Let’s Get “Bugged” Art Contest

Hey Kids!

We want to “Bug” you for your best insect artwork. But we don’t want any “ordinary” bugs. We want your made up, weird, fun, fantastical bugs that are hiding in your imagination.

Give us bugs that are creepy, crawlie, cute, or just plain curious. Give it a name, and tell us what it can do (nothing is too out-of-this-world).

Who Can Enter?

You must be 13 or under and reside in the United States or Canada.

What Are the Rules?

Bug drawings must be original (made up). They must have a name and the bug’s special ability.

Winner’s will be chosen on overall creativity (including both the drawing and the name/ability).

Due Date?

Drawings must be received by midnight Saturday July 27th, 2019. Winners will be notified by email.

The Prizes

A Special Thanks To:



First prize

  • How to Draw ebook from Art Projects for Kids (200 projects)
  • Two Picture Books – The Delicious Bug  & Worms – Kids Can Press
  • $15.00 Walmart Gift Card
  • Personalized Certificate of Achievement
  • Feature on Smarty Pants Magazine for Kids (short email interview with child (via parent or guardian) about winning entry).

Second Prize

Third Prize

  • Picture Book Tree of Life– Kids Can Press
  • 3D Butterfly Puzzle
  • Personalized Certificate of Achievement

Note: We will also be featuring some drawings on Show Us Your Stuff Saturday – these drawings will not receive any prizes! However, we do make short video trailers of the artwork with some fun added touches).

How to Enter?

Send us a picture of your drawing to smartypantsmag@gmail.com along with the bug’s name and what it can do. Please also include the child’s name and age and country of residence. Type: Bug Contest Entry in the subject line!

Good Luck Being “Bugged” animated-insect-image-0071


Categories: Bugs, Fun Things To Do

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