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Minibeast art competition

Our marvellous minibeast art competition is now closed.



The Woodland Trust's staff members had a very difficult (but fun!) job of deciding on the winners and runners up in each age category. What a talented bunch you are :O)

Here they are:

Age 12 to 16

Winner - Crunchie by Cara Birchall

Crunchie by Cara Birchall


Runner up - Dragonista by Jasmine Dickson


Runner up - George the Grasshopper by Natasha du Prez


Age 9 to 11

Winner - Blue diamond by Aimee Lock

Blue Diamond by Aimee Lock


Runner up - Harry by Annalise Surridge

Harry by Annalise Surridge


Runner up -  Yellow Netted Flower Sucking Bumblebee by Megan Goodier


Age 5 to 8

Winner - Mellie the bumblebee by Freya Hadley

Mellie by Freya Hadley


Runner up - Beanie by Gracie Mae Gynn

Beanie by Gracie Mae Gynn


Runner up - Pudgy by Oona Roberts

Pudgy by Oona Roberts


Under 5

Winner - Dizzy Dragonfly by Dylan Hoole

Dizzy dragonfly by Dylan Hoole


Runner up - Bella by Megan Venter

Bella by Megan Venter


Runner up - Melody by Abigail Penny

Melody by Abigail Penny


Print your certificate

Print it off and stick it on your wall. 

art competition certificate   download


Thanks for entering :O)


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