Education 2022

Directors: Jill & Valerie Noakes

Theme: 75 Years of Family Traditions

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 2022
  2. No identification marks on the front of the entries.
  3. Entries should be emailed to: by Monday, August 1st 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.
  4. 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 an 8.5”x11” sheet of paper.
  5. Judging will be based on:
    • Overall appeal
    • Creativity (original work)
    • Effective use of colour, space and materials
    • Neatness and organization
  6. All entries must be the sole work of the exhibitor.  Projects completed during the 2021-22 school year are eligible.
  7. Exhibits are to be brought to the Exhibit Building (Blue Building) on Wednesday, August 3rd between 6:00 pm and 8:00 pm.
  8. Judging will take place on Thursday, August 4th.  The building will be closed for judging and will reopen once the judging is finished (approximately 4:00 pm.)
  9. Exhibits must be left on display until Sunday, August 7th 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.
  10. Prize money will be ready for pick up at the Fair Office any time after 12 noon on Friday, August 5th.
  11. Prizes not claimed by the end of September 2022 will be considered a donation to the Cumberland Township Agricultural Society.


  1. Create a splatter paint picture (8.5”x11”)
  2. Create a finger painting of your family
  3. Decorate a paper plate with stickers
  4. Make a play dough or clay animal
  5. Turn a small paper bag into a puppet of someone in your family

Junior Kindergarten

  1. Paint or draw a picture of a family pet
  2. Make a craft using a paper plate
  3. Paint and/or decorate a rock
  4. Cut out and decorate a kite
  5. Draw a picture of your family and frame it using popsicle sticks

Senior Kindergarten

  1. Create your family using toilet paper tubes
  2. Make a picture of you and your family at the Navan Fair
  3. Create an insect using a plastic bottle
  4. Make a craft out of a tissue box
  5. Using your hand print, make a picture of your favourite animal

Grade One

  1. Using popsicle sticks, make a picture of your family (8 ½” X 11” mounted)
  2. Create a bird’s nest using material found in nature.
  3. Make a thank you card for a first responder
  4. Create a craft using an egg carton
  5. Make a collage of your favourite family traditions, using any materials

Grade Two

  1. Make a craft using mixed materials found in nature
  2. Design your own postage stamp of a family vacation (8 ½” X 11” mounted))
  3. Make and decorate a bird feeder
  4. Make a small picture book of your family traditions
  5. Create an acrostic poem using the word “FAMILY”

Grade Three

  1. Make a pinecone craft
  2. Create a rural mailbox
  3. Design your own hot air balloon
  4. Draw all four seasons, showing a family tradition for each
  5. Design and illustrate a commemorative coin about your family (8 ½” X 11” mounted)

Grade Four

  1. Using the shape of your house, fill the outline with your favorite family activities
  2. Make a diorama representing your family
  3. Label and colour a map of Canada (Provinces and Territories)
  4. Create a picture of the Navan Fair using mixed materials
  5. Make a 6-sided cube, with each side representing a family tradition

Grade Five

  1. Make a mobile representing your favourite family tradition
  2. Create an optical illusion
  3. Make a bridge out of popsicle sticks
  4. Sketch and colour a picture of your family
  5. Make a poster representing your family’s traditions throughout the year

Grade Six

  1. Construct a 3D model of your family’s home
  2. Draw a quilt representing your family’s traditions
  3. Draw a one-point perspective of your street
  4. Make a family tree
  5. Create a picture seen from on top (aerial view)

Prizes for Pre-School, Junior and Senior Kindergarten:

All entrants will receive $2 for participating.

Prizes for winners in Grades 1–6:

1st – $5   2nd – $4   3rd – $3   4th – $2

NOTE:  Grades 16 = Prize money will be available for pickup after 12 noon on Friday August 5th.



Theme: Promote the 2022 Navan Fair and featuring this year’s theme: 75 Years of Family Traditions

Name and dates 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,” your name, and complete mailing address.

  Judging Standards for Posters 

  • Overall Appearance 50 points 
  • Hand Drawn 35 points 
  • 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 1 competition in October. District winners are eligible to enter the provincial competition in February 2023.  Please make sure to follow the instructions carefully.  If you are the 1st place winner, please leave your poster in the Fair Office after the Fair.

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