Train Your Brain: Contests

The Regional FRN and Putnam Wellness Coalition is holding this art competition to promote recycling and reuse of materials emphasizing creativity and innovation, in WV. This contest is a fun way for students and families to explore recycling and upcycling methods in a creative way. We are featuring 2 separate contests.
Coloring Contest: Ages 0-Preschool

Kids that are preschool age or younger are invited to participate in the Train Your Brain coloring contest.

 

Important Details:

  • Download the coloring sheet.

  • Print the sheet using your home printer.

  • Participants may color the sheet using art supplies of their choice.

  • Send registration form and a photo or scanned copy of the coloring sheet in via email or our online registration form. 

  • Entries must be received no later than December 14th.

  • Contest will be judged by local business owners/operators.

  • Winners will be announced on the Putnam Wellness Coalition and Regional FRN facebook pages on December 18th. 

  • Prizes will be awarded to first, second and third places.

Upcycled Train Contest: Grades K-12

Children in grades K-12 are invited to participate in the Train Your Brain contest.

 

Important Details:

  • Participants should design and build a train made from recycled materials found at home. Example of materials that can be used are: paper towel rolls, shoe boxes, water bottles, sticks, clay, rocks, used food containers, etc.

  • Train displays should be delivered to Valley Park on December 14th between the hours of 9 am and 7 pm.

  • Registration forms must be filled out to participate. 

  • Contest will be judged by local business owners/operators.

  • Winners will be announced on the Putnam Wellness Coalition and Regional FRN facebook pages on December 18th. 

  • Prizes will be awarded to first, second and third places in each division of the contest. Divisions are: Grades K-2, Grades 3-5, Grades 6-8, and Grades 9-12.

This program is being presented with financial assistance as a grant from the WVDHHR.