Create a Sea Creature Contest!

Did You Know?

animated-fish-image-0015 (1)Our oceans cover more than 70% of the Earth’s surface. That is a lot of water!

The majority of life on Earth is aquatic and less than 5% of the planet’s oceans have yet to be explored.

With all this watery territory teeming with life, we want to know what sea creatures YOU think could be living in the ocean with our…

Create a Sea Creature Contest!

Draw or paint us your best sea creature – and it doesn’t have to be a fish – show us some weird, wacky, or wonderful sea creatures that have fins, flippers, or even fur. Nothing is too outrageous!

The Rules

Draw an original sea creature. Give it a name. Tell us where it lives (what sea or ocean) and what special abilities it has.

Who Can Enter?

Children ages 5 to 12 – American or Canadian residents only, please.

Submit

Send us a jpeg photo of the drawing to; smartypantsmag@gmail.com – be sure to put “Contest Submission” in the subject line.

Also, send us the child’s name and age (please have a parent or guardian’s permission to enter).

Entry Fee? It’s FREE!

First Prize

  1. A T-shirt with a printed image of the winning Sea Creature.
  2.  16″ x 20″ professionally printed poster of drawing.
  3. The artist will be also be featured on Smarty Pants Magazine for Kids, along with a short interview.

Second Prize

  1. A 16″ x 20″ professionally printed poster of the drawing.
  2. Feature on Smarty Pants Magazine for Kids

Third Prize

  1. A custom-printed notebook with artist’s design
  2. Feature on Smarty Pants Magazine for Kids

Note: all prizes will be shipped directly from VistaPrint.

Deadline is August 31st, so grab those markers, crayons, and colored pencils and get busy for our Create a Sea Creature Contest!

Winner entries will be chosen on how well the creative-criteria is met (drawing, naming, and creature’s special abilities).

Need some ideas? Check out this pdf of our Let’s Get Bugged Anthology of Art for what we are looking for in an entry.

Good Luck! 

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