Director: Kim Locas

Committee: Chris Laplante

Entry Form – Homecraft

Theme:  “Here We Grow Again”

The intention of our division is to encourage children to participate in the Navan Fair and make them aware of the agricultural community.  We hope that those who take part in this section will first and foremost have fun!  So gather pencils, paints, pens, crayons, scissors and your imagination.  We can hardly wait to see what you and your peers create!

Education Rules and Regulations

  1. Exhibitors must enter in the grade they just completed as of June 2018.
  2. No identification marks on the front of the entries.
  3. Entries should be emailed to:
  4. by Friday, August 3rd so that tags may be made in advance.  Please provide the first and last name of the child, home address, the grade and category(s) they are entering.
  5. Entries will not be refused although all efforts are to be made to have them called in the week prior to the fair.
  6. All paintings, drawings, etc. should be mounted on a solid coloured piece of construction paper with a border of at least 1 cm showing and mounted on a 8.5”x11” sheet of paper.
  7. Judging will be based on:
  • Overall appeal
  • Creativity (original work);
  • Effective use of colour, space and materials;
  • Neatness and organization.
  1. All entries must be the sole work of the exhibitor.  Projects completed during the 2017-18 school year are eligible.
  2. Exhibits are to be brought to the Exhibit Building (Blue Building) on Wednesday, August 8th, between 6:00 pm and 8:00 pm.
  3. Judging will take place on Thursday, August 9th.  The building will be closed for judging and will reopen once the judging is finished.  It will remain closed until approximately 4:00 pm.
  4. Exhibits must be left on display until Sunday, August 12th, and can be picked up after 4:30 pm.  The Board is not responsible for items or prizes unclaimed after 6:00 pm on Sunday evening.
  5. Prize money will be ready for pick up at the Fair Office any time after Noon on Friday, August 10th.
  6. Any prizes not claimed by the end of September 2018 will be considered a donation to the Cumberland Township Agricultural Society.


  1. Create a splatter paint picture (8.5”x11”)
  2. Create a tissue paper butterfly.
  3. Decorate a rock.
  4. Create a paper plate whale
  5. Finger paint a sheep.
  6. Create and decorate a windsock

Junior Kindergarten

  1. Color your favorite pictures from a coloring book.
  2. Paint a picture of your family.
  3. Create a jellyfish using a paper plate.
  4. Cut out a tree and show the different colors of leaves of each season
  5. Create a bunny using a toilet paper roll.
  6. Make a cloud with a rainbow (show texture).
  7. Cut out a Kite and decorate.

Senior Kindergarten

  1. Create a flamingo using construction paper.
  2. Make a box for your teeth for the tooth fairy.
  3. Create an insect using a plastic bottle.
  4. Create a turtle using egg carton.
  5. Using cut-outs of your handprint, create a colorful parrot

Grade One

  1. Make an insect hand puppet.
  2. Make an owl using a lid and recycled material.
  3. Create a bird’s nest using material found in nature.
  4. Members of the community – Draw a picture with a 1 sentence description (i.e. Firefighter, Paramedic, Police etc.).
  5. Create an igloo using a milk jug and cotton balls
  6. Create a tissue box monster.

Grade Two

  1. Create a Lint monster.
  2. Using the letters in your name, create a caterpillar using different materials & colors
  3. Design your own postage stamp of your favorite vacation (8.5” x 11”) (Mounted)
  4. Decorate a birdfeeder.
  5. Create a turtle using the bottom of a 2L Bottle.
  6. Create a penguin using a water bottle.

Grade Three

  1. Create a piggy bank
  2. Using pinecones, make a turkey (feathers etc)
  3. Create a rural mailbox
  4. Design your own hot air balloon
  5. Make a teepee using material from outside
  6. Cut out and decorate a guitar (Mounted)
  7. Draw all four seasons

Grade Four

  1. Using a cut-out of your silhouette, fill the silhouette with your favorite things (must be hand drawn) (Mounted)
  2. Make a Diorama of a habitat.
  3. Display the phases of the moon and label them (Mounted)
  4. Label and color a map of Canada (Provinces and Territories).
  5. Create a 3D castle (No bigger than 24” X 24” base).
  6. Create a lighthouse using different material

Grade Five

  1. Make a skeleton mobile (Draw and label).
  2. Create an optical illusion
  3. Make a bridge out of straws.
  4. Sketch and color a picture of a totem pole.
  5. Make a solar system.
  6. Draw the life cycle of a butterfly.

Grade Six

  1. Construct a 3D monument & include a name plate
  2. Create a Native American Headdress
  3. Write out your name and create a one point perspective
  4. Draw the water cycle
  5. Draw a picture seen from on top (aerial view)
  6. Create a tutankhamun mask

Prizes for Pre-School, Junior and Senior Kindergarten:

All entrants will receive $2.00 for participating.

Prizes for winners in Grades 1-6:

1st – $5.00   2nd – $4.00   3rd – $3.00   4th – $2.00

NOTE:  Grades 1 through 6 – Prize money will be available for pickup after 12 pm Friday.




Theme: Promote the 2018 Navan Fair and featuring this year’s theme: “Here We Grow Again

Name and date of fair to be clearly shown.

  1. Poster must be hand drawn.  No computer generated work.
  2. Size: Minimum 8.5”x11” (22cm x 28cm), without border; Maximum of 11”x17” (28cm x 44cm), without border.
  3. Each entry must be centered on CARDSTOCK or BRISTOL BOARD exposing a 2” (5.5cm) border on all four sides.
  4. Label the back of the poster with “Navan Fair, District 1”, owner of the poster and complete mailing address.

Judging Standards for Posters

  1. Overall Appearance                 50 points
  2. Hand Drawn                    35 points
  3. OAAS Criteria (size, material, theme)        15 points


  1. Junior Youth, up to and including Grade 4
  2. Intermediate Youth, Grade 5 to Grade 8 inclusive
  3. Senior Youth, Grade 9 to Grade 12 inclusive

Prizes: 1st – $20    2nd – $15    3rd – $10     All other entries will receive $5.

The 1st place winner will have their poster taken to the OAAS District Level competition in October to compete to enter the OAAS Poster Competition at the convention in Toronto in February 2019.  Please make sure to follow the instruction carefully.  If you are the 1st place winner, please leave the poster in the Fair Office after the Fair.

OAAS will pay convention winners:    Prizes:     1st – $25    2nd – $15    3rd – $10

OAAS prizes donated by Thrill Show Production Inc., Dorchester, ON