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Enter the BIC® KIDS Young Artist Award this summer

Win a bundle of BIC® KIDS goodies

This week we had Sports Day and my daughter’s Leavers Assembly and we’re on the count down to the Summer holidays! We can’t wait for 6 weeks to relax, although I know my children will need some ideas to keep them busy. I have two creative children who love to create and I found a brilliant competition for crafty kids.

BIC® KIDS Young Artist Award competition

Is your child’s imagination constantly running away with them? Are they always drawing on any scrap of paper they can find? After receiving 1,000+ amazing entries and over 20,000 votes last year, the competition that gives budding young artists a chance to let their creativity shine is now open for 2019. This summer, the BIC® KIDS Young Artist Award is giving proud parents across the UK and Republic of Ireland the opportunity to see their child’s drawings graduate from the fridge door to billboards!

girl holding a drawing

Open to all 5 to 11-year-olds, entrants are encouraged to exercise their artistic flair, let their imaginations run wild and draw with complete freedom. Entrants should draw a landscape piece on plain A4 paper, use pencils, pens and/or crayons and not draw any famous characters or logos to be eligible to win. Judges will award points for everything from creativity and use of colour, to composition and subject matter. Once kids have created their showstoppers, parents can enter by simply visiting and uploading the artwork before the deadline on Sunday, August 4.

BIC® KIDS Young Artist Award prizes

The BIC® KIDS Young Artist Award celebrates the creativity of children from across the country, with an expert judging panel selecting 13 finalists to represent their region, with their work being displayed on their very own, local billboards from late August. A public vote will then decide the ultimate winner, whose drawing will go nationwide in late September and win a creative art party for up to 10 people. Entries are open from Monday, July 1 to Sunday, August 4.

As well as the priceless opportunity to have their drawings published, the 13 finalists will win a bundle of BIC® KIDS goodies. Specifically designed to help children hone their artistic talent, these goodies will include an array of exciting stationery products including the BIC® KIDS Evolution Ecolutions® Colouring Pencils and BIC® KIDS Kid Couleur Felt Tip Colouring Pens.

Win a bundle of BIC® KIDS goodies

One lucky person can win some BIC® KIDS goodies which are perfect for creative kids (pictured above). To enter my giveaway you must answer the easy question via the Rafflecopter widget below, there are some bonus entries too. The giveaway is open to those with a UK postal address only and ends on 31st July. The winners name will appear on this post. Good luck!

Don’t forget to check out my other giveaways on my competition page.

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    Christopher Read
    July 13, 2019 at 12:08 am

    Pens! Although I prefer pencils as less messy 🙂

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    Jo m welsh
    July 13, 2019 at 8:00 am

    They both prefer pens although I prefer pencils as you can vary the brightness of them.

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    Margaret GALLAGHER
    July 13, 2019 at 10:53 am

    Pens usually!

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    Kim Neville
    July 13, 2019 at 1:24 pm

    Colouring pens but they use both

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    Julia Kerr
    July 13, 2019 at 11:47 pm

    Pens, but I prefer pencils as they don’t stain clothes or other things

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      Natalie Burgess
      July 17, 2019 at 9:45 pm

      Pens xx

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    Sara Straw
    July 14, 2019 at 9:44 am

    My children prefer pens, my daughter especially. If only they would keep to the paper!

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    Jodie Green
    July 14, 2019 at 12:22 pm

    My older (5 and 6) prefer pencils, the younger (1 and 3) prefer crayons

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    Sue McCarthy
    July 15, 2019 at 9:32 am

    I don’t have any children but would love to win this prize to donate to charity, to go to Romania.

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    alex fowler
    July 15, 2019 at 11:52 am

    felt tip pens

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    Alice Dixon
    July 15, 2019 at 12:59 pm

    We have all three but they tend to mostly use felt tips I think because they give a better colour

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    Annabel Greaves
    July 15, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    My daughter prefers pens x

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    Iain maciver
    July 15, 2019 at 1:17 pm

    Colouring pens but they use both

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    Nyasha Mtutu
    July 15, 2019 at 1:34 pm

    My son, 9, prefers pencils to avoid pen ink going through the paper. My daughter, 2, however prefers pens as she can then ‘paint’ her nails! I wish she’d go for pencils/crayons as she often leaves the lids off then pens and I can never find them!!

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    Danielle Pooley
    July 15, 2019 at 2:08 pm

    My son prefers to use colouring pencils

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    Andy Craig
    July 15, 2019 at 2:10 pm

    Pencils for our ones!

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    Keith Hunt
    July 15, 2019 at 2:38 pm

    A 100 piece crayons set

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    July 15, 2019 at 2:41 pm

    colouring pencils

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    lynn neal
    July 15, 2019 at 3:50 pm

    Felt tip pens!

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    Geri Gregg
    July 15, 2019 at 4:51 pm


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    July 15, 2019 at 6:26 pm

    Grandson prefers colouring pens, he will use any though

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    Rebecca Powell
    July 15, 2019 at 7:04 pm


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    laura stewart
    July 15, 2019 at 7:44 pm

    my daughter perfers pens

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    Carrie-Anne Brown
    July 15, 2019 at 7:52 pm

    Currently pens! but I think he would like crayons

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    July 15, 2019 at 7:53 pm

    My kids prefer to use colouring pencils.

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    melanie stirling
    July 15, 2019 at 8:49 pm

    Pencils are the favourite but sometimes pens.

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    fiona waterworth
    July 15, 2019 at 9:57 pm

    Pencils are their favourites if you give them pens its not always where they write or draw

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    Sean Eccles
    July 15, 2019 at 10:32 pm

    Colouring pens ❤️

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    Adrian Bold
    July 16, 2019 at 1:49 am

    They prefer to use colouring pens. Thanks for the competition.

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    Nageena Ahmed
    July 16, 2019 at 2:02 am

    My kids prefer to use colouring pens.

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    Sadiyya Maryam
    July 16, 2019 at 5:34 am

    Pens and colouring pencils depending on what she is drawing.

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    Tina Hall
    July 16, 2019 at 6:57 am

    Pencils every time

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    Sally Collingwood
    July 16, 2019 at 9:46 am

    Violet loves crayons the best

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    Laura Banks
    July 16, 2019 at 11:12 am


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    clair downham
    July 16, 2019 at 6:18 pm

    colouring pens thankyou

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    Kathryn Booth
    July 16, 2019 at 8:49 pm

    my daughter prefers pens

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    Kim Carberry
    July 16, 2019 at 10:11 pm

    My two prefer pens.

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    July 17, 2019 at 8:01 am

    My 6yr old loves felt tip pens and insists on colouring vast expanses of sky and sea with them!

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    Alex Wood
    July 17, 2019 at 8:02 am

    Pens is the favourite in this household.

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    maxine Kirk
    July 17, 2019 at 8:56 am

    my granddaughter prefers pens and my grandson prefers crayons

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    sallie burrows
    July 17, 2019 at 11:05 am

    colouring pens

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    Natasha Lynch
    July 17, 2019 at 2:59 pm


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    Alison Johnson
    July 17, 2019 at 11:13 pm

    My Granddaughter prefers pens although she sometimes use pencils. She hates crayons though.

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    Susan Smith
    July 18, 2019 at 6:42 pm

    Pens, although i dont like them to and prefer them to use pencils or crayons

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    Paula Barker
    July 18, 2019 at 7:40 pm

    Colouring pens are my Granddaughters favourite

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    Kathy Cakebread
    July 18, 2019 at 10:21 pm

    colouring pens are a real fave

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    Jade Hewlett
    July 19, 2019 at 9:39 am

    Colouring pencils

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    Tasha Hamilton
    July 19, 2019 at 7:00 pm


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    July 20, 2019 at 11:50 am

    My daughter prefers using pens! We love art!

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    Sacha stacey
    July 20, 2019 at 12:05 pm

    Coloring pencils

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    July 21, 2019 at 9:45 am


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    Carole Nott
    July 21, 2019 at 4:33 pm

    Pencils are always easier to use

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    Susan B
    July 21, 2019 at 5:54 pm

    y Felt tip pens are their usual choice but they also enjoy using pencils and crayons.

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    Christine Taylor
    July 22, 2019 at 9:50 am

    Felt tip pens – not sure why as I like crayons or pencils better – there’s less mess 🙂

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    Joy Winn
    July 22, 2019 at 9:40 pm

    Crayons are their favourites🖍

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    Karen hutchinson
    July 23, 2019 at 1:23 am

    Pens – loves colouring in and doodling with them

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    Sarah Kirby
    July 23, 2019 at 8:22 pm

    Colouring pens

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    jacqui rushton
    July 24, 2019 at 3:55 am


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    Ruth lee
    July 24, 2019 at 11:50 am

    felt tip pens

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    Zoe Trelfa-Porter
    July 25, 2019 at 1:50 pm

    My daughter loves to use colouring pens

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    Lucinda Fortune
    July 25, 2019 at 8:16 pm

    My little boy prefers colouring pens

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    Sheri Darby
    July 25, 2019 at 9:21 pm

    My son loves drawing in pen

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    Eileen Tingle
    July 26, 2019 at 6:37 pm

    My grandchildren prefer the felt tipped colouring pens.

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    Catherine Stewart
    July 26, 2019 at 8:37 pm

    They’ll always go for colouring pens

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    Cara-Jane Hunter
    July 27, 2019 at 8:33 am

    Pens are just so much more vibrant!

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    Susan Trubey
    July 27, 2019 at 8:48 am


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    July 27, 2019 at 12:11 pm

    Coloured pencils usually

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    sandy lynn ralph
    July 27, 2019 at 3:24 pm

    we all prefer to use pencils

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    Chloe Daniels
    July 27, 2019 at 3:33 pm

    My daughter Gabriella prefers Pens.

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    Rebecca Nisbet
    July 27, 2019 at 6:36 pm

    my daughter prefers pens

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    Elaine Stokes
    July 27, 2019 at 6:39 pm

    pens, more vibrant colours

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    Melissa Lee
    July 27, 2019 at 6:56 pm

    Crayons have always been a big hit

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    Tracey Ryder
    July 27, 2019 at 9:02 pm

    colouring pens

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    Nuala R
    July 28, 2019 at 2:03 am

    My son loves felt tips x

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    Carol Boffey
    July 28, 2019 at 12:01 pm

    great giveaway

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      July 28, 2019 at 4:40 pm

      Thanks for your comment. If you would like to enter the giveaway please answer the question.

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    MANDY Doherty
    July 28, 2019 at 9:59 pm

    My grandchildren prefer colouring pens

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    Cara Towers
    July 28, 2019 at 10:26 pm

    My three all love colouring pens

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    July 29, 2019 at 12:01 am

    The younger one prefers pens, the eldest pencils

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    July 29, 2019 at 2:34 pm

    they prefer crayons

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    EJ Dunn
    July 29, 2019 at 5:34 pm

    Crayons as they are easier for her to grip and use.

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    Kerry Smith
    July 29, 2019 at 10:21 pm

    Pens as they are more fluid

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    Fiona Johnstone
    July 30, 2019 at 12:50 pm

    The prefer pens as they’re usually much brighter. Pencils last longer though.

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    Jennifer Toal
    July 30, 2019 at 2:10 pm

    Colouring pens

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    Joanna Nichol
    July 30, 2019 at 3:07 pm

    Pencils all the way

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    Kim M
    July 30, 2019 at 7:10 pm

    Colouring pencils x

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    Michelle Cheeseman
    July 30, 2019 at 7:54 pm

    They use all of them but think they prefer the vibrance of coloured pens.

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    champaklal Lad
    July 30, 2019 at 8:05 pm

    pencils – niece and nephew like to use

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    Laura Napier
    July 31, 2019 at 2:22 am

    Pens! More messy of course! 🙈

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    Lorraine Williams
    July 31, 2019 at 9:45 am

    Pencils as they get less messy!

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    Louise Murphy
    July 31, 2019 at 10:32 am

    My daughter love marker pens which is a little annoying when she decides to draw on the walls. I think every wall in the house has he art work on it

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    Troy Easton
    July 31, 2019 at 3:07 pm

    colouring pens.

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    Natasha Cross
    July 31, 2019 at 3:36 pm

    colouring pens as they are more brighter colours

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    Paul Bingham
    July 31, 2019 at 3:55 pm

    Pens or pencils

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    Linda Ford
    July 31, 2019 at 7:07 pm

    Colouring pens because they colour quicker!

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    Natalie Crossan
    July 31, 2019 at 9:08 pm

    Colouring pens

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    Vivienne Moreno
    July 31, 2019 at 9:11 pm

    Colouring Pens

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    July 31, 2019 at 9:37 pm


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    Brenda Bradley
    July 31, 2019 at 9:38 pm

    They use all but seem to go mainly for pens

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