Thursday, November 19, 2009

Kids bored? Here are some fun contests and activities

The Search for Flat Stanley’s Next BIG Adventure” Contest - Ends 11/30/09
Win an awesome Adventures by Disney 2010 season Vacation worth $10,000+! Entrants choose a destination, print out a destination entry pack, and write a story of one-hundred fifty (150) words or less about Flat Stanley’s adventure in the destination. Those ages 7 and 12 can enter. For more details make sure to read the official rules.

The Putumayo Kids Dance-Off Video Contest - Ends 12/15/09
Capture your kids dancing to their favorite Putumayo Kids songs on camera and win the full Putumayo Kids Collection including the new Putumayo release - A Family Christmas (a total retail value of $285). Visit for details.

Paper Cranes for the Crane Museum - Submissions due by 12/13
Try out your origami skills and make a paper crane. It just might get featured in an exhibit in the Crane Museum of Papermaking. Read this The Crane Insider blog post for details.

Lands' End Artwork Contest - Entries must be postmarked by 11/20
Kid love art? Kids twelve years old or younger can submit their best holiday artwork and win a Lands' End gift card. Details at

“Make a K’NEXion” Video Contest - Ends 12/7/09
Create a video that showcases your child’s K'NEX building skills and
features your child building with select K’NEX products. The ten best videos will be featured on and one winning video will receive $1,000 worth of K’NEX Toys. Official rules PDF:

By Kids for Kids, Toys“R”Us, JAKKS Pacific ‘Invention Dimension’ challenge - Ends 01/2/10
Young inventors ages 6 through 19 are encouraged to submit their own concepts for future toys, indoor and outdoor games, board games and sporting equipment. One National Grand Prize winner will receive a JAKKS Pacific Prize Pack valued at $1,000 and a trip to JAKKS Pacific headquarters in Malibu, California for an opportunity to pitch his/her invention to JAKKS’ development team. Details at

Know of any other fun contests for kids to enter? Leave them in the comments.


Mozi Esme said...

Win a Pedal Car!

You can enter just by leaving a comment, but you get 10 entries by downloading a science experiment and then posting a YouTube video of your child doing the experiment...