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Kinder Critters Contest

Create a Critter from everyday items

Contest Support provided by UT Tyler School of Education & Psychology
The Kinder Critters Contest allows Kindergarten students to express themselves through art and creativity. Under the teacher's supervision, the students create a "Critter" using everyday items such as cotton balls, toothpicks, playdough, pinecones, etc. which will be placed in a shoe box for display. Accessories may be added to the shoe box display by the child. A creative name is given to the Critter and is displayed in the shoe box.
The only assistance from the teacher is gluing the Critter into a shoe box to provide protection for the creation while it is being transported and on display.
  • All students who do not place receive a participation ribbon.
  • 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places are awarded and up to 3 Honorable Mention awards are given.
  • Place winners receive a medallion and a cash award of $25.00, $15.00 or $10.00.
  • Honorable Mention recipients receive an Honorable Mention ribbon.
2019 1st Place
2019 2nd Place
2019 3rd Place
2019 Honorable Mention
2019 Honorable Mention
2019 Honorable Mention
2018 1st Place
2018 3rd Place
2018 2nd Place
2018 Honorable Mention
2018 Honorable Mention
2018 Honorable Mention
2019 Kinder Critter Display
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