Tuesday, January 19, 2010

American Girl - Lanie’s Backyard Photo Contest

Lanie’s Backyard Photo Contest at American Girl encourages children to explore the natural world by snapping photos. Kids ages 8 to 13 years can enter by photographing five nature items from a list provided on the website (possible items include a bird, pinecone, seashell and cactus) in addition to writing to short essay answering the question “I am inspired by nature when”. Prizes include American Girl Lanie dolls and books. Contest period ends March 15, 2010.

Visit http://www.americangirl.com/girloftheyear/2010/photocontest.php for more details.
Official rules at http://www.americangirl.com/girloftheyear/2010/rules.php

Parents and teachers can find curriculum materials and activities in the following pdf:

(Above photo property of Brimful Curiosities. A young hawk on our deck taken last spring.)