Enter Our Spring Story Contest for Kids!

Spring Story Writing Contest for Kids

Hey, do you like to write? Then, enter this writing contest I am putting on with my mom! Be sure to leave me a comment telling me you participated!

Super Smarty Pants and The Inquisitive Mom are welcoming in Spring with a Writing Contest for Kids! If you are between the ages of 5 and 12, you are invited to submit a story starring your favorite animal or pet in our Spring Story Contest for Kids. Your story can be fiction or non-fiction and should be 350 words or less. You can have a parent help type out your story, but the writing should be your own work.

We will have two writing contests, divided by age. Each contest will have one winner. The winners will receive an awesome prize from our sponsors and have their stories published on our blogs. Thanks to our generous sponsors, we also have a third prize. Everyone who submits a story is eligible to enter for the third prize and we’ll draw a random winner at the end of the contest! The contest is open to residents of the United States and Canada.

Junior Story Contest (Ages 5 to 8)

Prize Includes

Senior Story Contest (Ages 9 to 12)

Prize Includes

Random Drawing Prize

To Enter the Writing Contest, Submit your story using the form below. Don’t forget to enter for the third prize using the Giveaway Tools form as well! You’ll need a parent or guardian to help you enter using their email address and Facebook account.

Disclosure: We did not receive products or monetary compensation for this post. Each entry will be assigned a number and judged anonymously. Giveaway open to US and Canadian Residents 5 to 12 who enter a story into the Spring Story Contest. Winner will be verified using random.org and notified via email. If no response is received in 48 hours, a new winner will be selected. Sponsors are responsible for prize fulfillment. The number of eligible entries received determines the odds of winning. Void where prohibited. Each entrant is only eligible to win 1 prize for the Spring Story Contest. Winner is subject to eligibility verification. Full Contest Rules available here.

STORY CONTEST!!! Coming Soon!

If you like competing against others in fun ways, then you’ll like our upcoming contest! My mom and I are making a cool spring story writing contest for kids ages 5 to 13 (2 age categories). You can write a story – fiction or non-fiction – about your favorite pet or animal. We already have a few awesome prizes. There will be 3 prizes, 1 for each age group story winner, and another randomly picked from all entrants. It will very fun and we have got some big prizes, like a DinoLingo DVD set and awesome books! Stay tuned for more details coming soon.


Like News?

Hey! If you liked making or read the Puzzle Post ( As I like to call it ) then you’ll like this one! This is another step-by-step craft on how to make your own news!


1 Cardstock  White paper

2 Colored pencils

3 Stickers ( if you want )

Take paper and make a headline for your paper.It can look cool or normal.

Write about news.

put on stickers or draw picture.

give to family and friends to read!

How to Make a Puzzle

Hey, do you like making home-made projects with someone else or by yourself? This is a step-by-step plan of  how to make your own puzzle!How to Make a Puzzle Super Smarty Pants Blog


  • 1 piece of card stock or piece of cardboard.
  • Markers
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Stickers
  • Optional: Coloring page and glue.
  • Your imagination!

Step-by-Step Instructions

  1. Draw a Picture. Use a pencil to draw the outline of the picture you want. You could also glue on a coloring page from a coloring book.How to Make a Puzzle Step 1
  2. Color in the Picture. Use markers to fill in your picture. It’s okay to color in details and put stickers on.How to Make a Puzzle Step 2
  3. Take a Picture of Your Puzzle so you can make sure you know how to put it together when its puzzle time.How to Make a Puzzle Step 3
  4. Draw the Puzzle Pieces. Don’t make too many pieces and remember to make sure your picture doesn’t have any blank pieces.How to Make a Puzzle Step 4
  5. Cut the Puzzle Pieces. You might want to ask a parent to do this part because you need to be careful with the scissors and sometimes it’s hard to cut the puzzle pieces evenly.How to Make a Puzzle Step 5 Again
  6. Put Together Your Puzzle and See if it Works!How to Make a Puzzle Step 6

Did you like this project? If you tried it out, post pictures of your puzzle, so I can see it! Ours was an Easter puzzle, but you can make it any holiday or imagined picture you want.