Let’s Get “Bugged” Art Contest

Smarty Pants Magazine for Kids

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:

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First prize

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World Ocean’s Day Craft – “Moving” Paper Fish

Smarty Pants Magazine for Kids

Today is World Oceans Day (June 8th). In honor of this “oceanic” occasion, we have a “fishy” craft!

Check it out!

What You Need

  • Four pieces of construction paper (1 black, 1 white, 2 colored)
  • Scissors
  • Glue

Directions

What do you think of this “moving” fish? If you constructed this World Oceans Day craft, take a picture of it and send it to us. You could be featured on Show Us Your Stuff Saturday. Details here.

Happy World Oceans Day!

Do you want to learn more about our oceans? Check out these fun facts!

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Bruno,a baby boy ready for cuddles

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This little guy was born in the fall when the air starts to get chilly but not too cold to wear a coat. He enjoys sleeping in the hammock near the window when the sun hits. He looks so comfy in it I sometimes want to join him. He likes to be warm and cozy but is not a fan of big thick jackets.

Bruno is a sleepy head, but he does love to cuddle and let me tell you, he might be the cuddliest baby I know. Little Bruno was expected to be a preemie size toy doll. However, some things don’t go the way we plan and this baby boy was just not ready for preemie clothes yet. Bruno is a little 15 inch toy doll a little too small for preemie clothes but his heart is as big as can be.

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When I planned this baby boy…

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