Trail of Scarecrows
Contest 2013: Scholastic Scarecrows
Choose a story. Build a story scarecrow. Then, write an essay about how your scarecrow represents the chosen story or character within the story. First, second, and third prizes are awarded.
Who can Participate: Children k-5 in school groups, community groups, homeschool groups or with their families.
How to Enter:
- Choose a story
- Read the book and decide how best to represent the story in scarecrow form
- Collect items from your community, home, etc. to build your scarecrow and start building
- Develop a 150-200 word essay about how the scarecrow best reflects the chosen story
- Register & submit the essay to Taltree by September 23
- Finish your scarecrow and drop it off at Taltree on September 24 or 25
|Trail of Scarecrows registration form
ToS Contest Rules
Need assistance with scarecrow building supplies? Print and fill out this supply voucher form, then, mail to Maddie Grimm, Education Specialist.
- Registration & Essay Due – September 23
- Scarecrow Drop-Off – September 24 and 25 (3 p.m.-6 p.m.)
- Scarecrows Displayed - October 1-31
- Scarecrow Pick-Up – November 4-8 (12 p.m.-5 p.m.)
- Awards Ceremony - November 2*
*On November 2, all contestants (and their families) receive free admission to explore the arboretum after the awards ceremony.
Academic Standards: Indiana State Standards for K-5 English/Language Arts.
|Trail of Scarecrows is made possible with support from South Shore Arts, the Indiana Arts Commission, a state agency, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.|