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Get involved with Shaun’s Cracking Ideas Design Challenge!

Shaun’s Cracking Design Challenge gives schools and young people a chance to join the flock and engage with one of the world’s most-loved animated characters. It’s a baa-rilliant way of inspiring your pupils’ creativity, to encourage creative learning and promote good citizenship through fundraising.

This year Shaun the Sheep takes over Cracking Ideas, and wants you all to help him get back to the farm! Shaun, Bitzer and their farmyard friends have found themselves in the big city and they need you to use your shear determination to help them get back to Mossybottom Farm. Your challenge is to invent a Cracking contraption to transport them baa-ck home!

Get Cracking – How to enter

To enter Shaun’s Cracking Ideas Design Challenge, download the competition entry form detailing your Cracking Contraption making sure you consider how it looks (design), what makes it unique (patent) and what you would name it (trade mark).

Alternatively you can use your own materials to make models, take photographs, draw plans or record your Cracking Contraption in just about any way you feel!

Enter Online or By Post

Upload your Cracking Contraption on our upload page, send to us at the address below, or upload to our youtube channel (IPOTreasureIsland); and you'll be in with a chance of winning some prizes.

Shaun’s Cracking Ideas Design Challenge

Intellectual Property Office


Newport, NP20 1ZZ

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