Thursday, August 14, 2014

Kids, get making some art for the DC State Fair Kids Art Contest

The theme of the 2014 DC State Fair Kids' Art Contest is "Reduce Reuse Repurpose." That means found or repurposed objects AND dried legumes.

Other requirements and information:

  • Art can be 2 or 3 dimensional
  • Contest winners will be judged on: creativity (30%), originality (30%), relevance to theme "Reduce Reuse Repurpose" (30%), use of found objects and legumes (10%)
  • The drop-off and judging schedule will be available at
  • There will be a prize for each age group and the winners may be displayed on the Kid Power DC and DC State Fair websites as well as other Fair-related venues
  • Judging groups are Grades K-3, Grades 4-6, and Grades 7-9

What ARE legumes, anyway?
A Legume (French) is a plant, seed, or fruit. Practically, what this means is that legumes are beans or seeds. Examples of legumes are kidney beans, pinto beans, black beans, lima beans, black-eyed peas, garbanzo beans (chickpeas), split peas, and lentils.

No comments:

Post a Comment