Paris Fair Prize Book

Junior Art & Writing

Betty Howell, Ginny Coughlin, Diane Hammer, Melissa Condon, Michael Harkness

Children are to enter grade level as of June 1, 2023.PARENTS - Kindly help your child to read each guideline carefully to insure instructions are properly followed. For Gr. 1-8, all art projects are to be 'mounted' with a border on 1/2 of a Bristol board (28 x 35 cm) sheet. Drawings are to be done on drawing paper. All printing and writing to be done on lined paper and mounted on 8 1/2" x 11" sturdy coloured paper. Magic markers used only for tracing letters for main titles of posters. Wax crayons (for Pre-school-Gr. 1) and pencil crayons (for Gr. 2-8) used only for artwork.

Judging is based on the following criteria:

  • Following entry description and general instructions.
  • Creative content.
  • Use of media.
  • Neatness, presentation and layout of work.
  • Correct use of language, spelling and punctuation where applicable.


Prizes: 1st: $2.00, 2nd: $1.75, 3rd: $1.50, 4th: $1.25, 5th: $1.00, 6th: $1.00


1. Colour a picture of a preprinted fall-themed picture. 

2. Make a design using apple stamping. 



3. Print - "Fall". 

4. Art - Make a turkey by tracing a hand and decorating it. 



5. Print - "I like Fall". 

6. Art - Make and decorate a "fall" wind sock using a paper roll. 



7. Print - "Autumn Fun". 

8. Art - Make and decorate a scarecrow using a small paper roll. 



9. Print - "I love Autumn leaves". 

10. Art - Make a leaf creature out of decorated leaves. 



11. SPECIAL: Print the poem;

"A Little Red Apple"

A little red apple

Hung high in a tree.

I looked up at it

And it looked down at me.

"Come down, please," I called.

And what do you suppose?

That little red apple

Dropped right on my nose!

by Marguerite Gode

Prizes: 1st: $10, 2nd: $6, 3rd: $5, 4th: $4, 5th: $3, 6th: $2 Donated by Jerry an Bernice McAughey.

12. Art - Make an Apple Critter. 



13. SPECIAL: Print the poem;

"Five Little Pumpkins"

Five little pumpkins sitting on a gate,

The first one said, "Oh my, it's getting late!"

The second one said, "There's a chill in the air."

The third one said, "But we don't care!"

The fourth one said, "Let's run and run and run."

The fifth one said, "I'm ready for some fun!"

Oooooooo went the wind

And out went the lights!

And the five little pumpkins

Rolled out of sight!

by Dan Yaccarino

Prizes: 1st: $10, 2nd: $6, 3rd: $5, 4th: $4, 5th: $3, 6th: $2 Donated by Jerry an Bernice McAughey.

14. Art - Illustrate the poem "Five Little Pumpkins". 



15. Print - Write about your favourite Fall Festival (150-200 words). 

16. Art - Make a collage showing activities at your favourite fall festival. 



17. Print - Write about your best Fall Festival experience (150-200 words). 

18. Art - Illustrate that experience. 



19. Print - Write a detailed plan for a Fall Festival that you would design (250-300 words). 

20. Art - Illustrate what that Fall Festival would look like. 



21. Grade 1 & 2 - Print three sentences describing your favourite time at a Fall Festival. 

22. Grade 3 & 4 - Print six sentences describing your favourite time at a Fall Festival. 

23. Grade 5 & 6 - Create a poster advertising a Fall Festival. 

24. Grade 7 & 8 - Compose a song about fall (use a familiar tune). 


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Due August 18th, 2023
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