Children throughout Dundee are being inspired to participate in a inventive competitors that can see the winner scoop a money voucher prize and have their design featured within the Night Telegraph.
Shaped firstly of lockdown, group group Dundee Thegither has been working arduous to spice up the spirits of youngsters throughout town over the previous three months.
In addition to introducing their Oor Wullie Wonka initiative, which noticed members of the group visiting children whereas dressed up as characters from Roald Dahl’s much-loved novel, the workforce have additionally been distributing artwork creativity packs to school-age kids.
And now, they’ve launched a contest encouraging children to design a wrapper for a brand new Wonka chocolate bar – utilizing their creativity packs.
Heather McLean, one of many organisers, stated: “We’ve launched a enjoyable kids’s competitors to run in tandem with the Oor Wullie Wonka theme, through which kids are invited to design a wrapper for a chocolate bar and add their entries to the Dundee Thegither Creativity Challenge Fb web page.
“This web page already has examples of art work submitted by members of the Dundee public throughout the lockdown, with a view to holding a public exhibition when it’s protected to take action.
“Head academics from some Dundee faculties are already incorporating our creativity challenge into their house studying grids whereas faculties are closed.
“The Oor Wullie Wonka chocolate wrapper competitors shall be adopted by additional themes for so long as Covid-19 confines or restricts individuals to their properties.
“We at Dundee Thegither really feel that it’s not solely vital to feed individuals’s stomachs however additionally it is vital to feed individuals’s souls by means of exploring and expressing their creativity as effectively.”
The artwork creativity pack comprises a set of crayons, oil pastels, drawing paper and a colouring ebook meant for mindfulness.
Heather added: “Youngsters of all ages can profit from mindfulness, which is the easy apply of bringing a delicate, accepting perspective to the current second.
“It could possibly assist mother and father and caregivers, too, by selling happiness and relieving stress.”
Anybody who wish to enter the competitors ought to ship their designs to the Dundee Thegither Creativity Project Facebook page.
The competitors closes on July 3. Winners will obtain a money voucher prize and have their design featured within the Tele.