Kids4Kids encourages students to develop their creative story writing and illustration skills through My Story Creation platform designed to spark imagination and creativity.
My Story Creation aims to:
- Develop literacy in primary aged school children
- Inspire kids to write creative stories
- Contribute age-appropriate picture story books to share with other kids in the community
- Involve participants from a wide range of social, economic and cultural backgrounds
"Calling all young authors and illustrators!"
‘My Story Creation Competition’ 2017 is now closed!
Kids can submit their creative stories and illustrations to the annual My Story Creation Competition with a chance to be a published author in the Kids4Kids Treasury.
Formerly known as Writing for a Cause, My Story Creation Competition (MSCC) is a territory-wide writing and illustration competition open to all primary school students in Hong Kong. MSCC is the only creative writing program in Hong Kong to publish fully illustrated trilingual (English, Chinese, and Pinyin) storybooks. All entries are judged by a panel of professional educators, publishers, authors and illustrators in the literary world.
All proceeds from the competition and sales of Kids4Kids Treasury benefits Kids4Kids literacy development programs.
How to join 'My Story Creation' Competition?
(a) Submission Guidelines
Click here for more information for online submission.
(b) Judging Guidelines
Click here for more information for judging guidelines.
(c) Judging Rubrics
Click here for more information about judging rubrics.
(d) Judging Panel
Please click here for detailed judge bios.
(e) Writing and Illustration Guide
Click here for more information about the writing and illustration guide.
Want some story inspiration ideas?
Winning stories of My Story Creation Competition: 2015, 2016
(II) My Story Creation - Primary Schools Programme Workshop
To support low resourced primary schools, Kids4Kids offers MSC workshops as a community outreach program to provide kids with skills in creative writing and illustrating ideas to make their stories come alive. The workshops guide kids through the creative writing process from brainstorming, character and plot development to illustration and presentation. Participants broaden their vocabulary and familiarity with natural sentence structures while arousing their imagination and creativity. Watch our video.
MSC Workshops cover:
- Character development
- Problem and solutions
- Storyboard development
Download the Application Form for My Story Creation Primary School Program Workshop
For more information call +852 3618 6811 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
(III) My Story Creation - Teacher Training & Development
Kids4Kids provides Teacher Training & Development to support primary school teachers to supplement their current creative writing techniques and instruction. A 4-hour thematic professional development session are held at Kids4Kids, Unit A-D, 16/F, Tak Lee Commercial Building, 113-117 Wanchai Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong. Watch our video to learn more.
February 9, 2018 (Fri)
The training combines theory and practice to enhance teacher skills and knowledge, and to improve the content and delivery of lessons. Teachers can also use our Kids4Kids monthly online resources to support students in creating their stories.
Click here to find out more on MSC and the UN Global Goals.
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