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Children’s prize art competitions

See the winners of the December 2017 competition.

  • New children’s art competition every month on a different theme
  • All entries go into permanent online gallery
  • Nine prizes every month totalling at least £240 (approx US$340)
  • Free personalised participation certificates
  • Entries divided into three age groups (0-7, 8-11 and 12-18)
  • Open to both teachers and families

For more information, see the rules and Q&A.


The best three competition entries in each age group (0-7, 8-11, and 12-18) feature in the winners’ gallery and on the home page, and winners receive personalised certificates and cash prizes totalling at least £240 (approximately US$340):

  Entrant in each age group
First prize £35 (approx US$50)
Second prize £25 (approx US$35)
Third prize £20 (approx US$30)


Entries should relate closely to the competition theme, allowing for a degree of imaginative interpretation.

Month Theme Closing date Award date
Jan 2018 Whirlpool 07 Feb 2018 21 Feb 2018
Feb 2018 Box of chocolates 07 Mar 2018 21 Mar 2018
Mar 2018 Rough and smooth 09 Apr 2018 23 Apr 2018
Apr 2018 Transportation of the future 07 May 2018 21 May 2018

Terms and conditions

Please refer to the rules of entry and our privacy policy. Please note in particular:

  • Only one entry per child will be accepted for each month’s competition.
  • Winners will be notified within fourteen days of the closing date.
  • Prize money will be sent by UK cheque or Western Union, according to each winner's preference.