Kids4Kids offers a good platform for students to exercise their creative and critical thinking.
Kids4Kids offers low resourced primary schools and community centers workshops to prepare kids to develop skills in writing and illustrating their creative stories. 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.
Kids can submit their creative stories and illustrations to the My Story Creation Competition with a chance to be a published author in the Kids4Kids Treasury.
My Story Creation Workshops cover:
- Character development
- Problem and solutions
- Storyboard development
Teacher Training & Development
Kids4Kids provides Teacher Training & Development to support low resourced primary school teachers in current creative writing techniques and instruction. The training combines theory and practice to enhance teacher skills and knowledge, to improve the content and delivery of lessons. Teachers can also use our monthly online resources to support students in creating their stories. Watch our video to learn more.
My Story Creation aims to:
- Develop literacy in primary school children
- Inspire kids to write creative stories
- Contribute age appropriate picture storybooks to the community
- Involve participants from a wide range of social, economic and cultural backgrounds
MSCC works towards the following UN Global Goals:
Click here to find out more on MSCC and the UN Global Goals.
"Calling all young authors and illustrators!"
Registration for My Story Creation Competition 2017 opens on 29th May
Formally known as Writing for a Cause, My Story Creation (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 Treasury benefits Kids4Kids literacy development programs.
How to join the Competition?
Click here for more information of online submission.
Click here for more information of the judging guidelines.
Please click here for detailed judges bios.
Writing and Illustration Guide
Click here for more information of the writing and illustration guide
Registration here (opens May 29th)
Want some story inspiration?
Winning stories of Writing for a Cause Competition: 2015, 2016