Believe in Books Literacy Foundation is hosting an Earth Day Writing Contest for children kindergarten age through 6th grade in honor of Earth Day Week and their 6th Annual Earth Day Celebration with Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax. The contest ends on April 10, 2015.
Entrants are required to write about what Dr. Seuss’ story The Lorax means to them. Children may make up a story, relate a true experience or write a poem. Only single author stories qualify; please no co-authored stories or parents. Inventive spelling is encouraged and accepted in honor of Dr. Seuss. Each story must not exceed 500 words. Text must be printed or written legibly. Story must have at least one original, clear and colorful illustration as part of the story. Entries will be judged on originality, creativity, storytelling, imagination and integration of artwork. More information is available at http://www.believeinbooks.org.
The entries will be judged as follows: Category 1: Kindergarten and first grade. Category 2: second and third grades. Category 3: fourth, fifth and sixth grades.
Winners will be announced on Monday, April 13th. A presentation honoring the winners will be held as part of the Earth Day Celebration with Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax on Saturday, April 18th at 10 am at the Theater in the Wood in Intervale, NH.
This program is one of many that the Believe in Books Literacy Foundation has created to match the goals of exercising the mind and body of youngsters with education and engagement of healthy habits. The Literacy Foundation is a Charitable 501(c)(3) Non-Profit guided by the needs and involvement of the communities of which it serves.
The Foundation office and its 100 Acre Wood property are located on Observatory Way in Intervale, NH, just two miles north of the Scenic Vista, directly across from Town Hall Road on the west side of Route 16.
For more information call 603-356-9980 or visit http://www.believeinbooks.org.