Cracking Prizes up for Grabs

Shaun, Bitzer and their farmyard friends have found themselves in the big city and they need to use their shear determination to get back to Mossybottom Farm. Your Challenge is to invent a cracking contraption, to transport them baaa-ck home!

How will you transport Shaun and his friends? You could take inspiration from the ways in which you travel or look at our invention facts sheets to get you thinking. Your invention could transport the gang by road, rail, air, or even underground! It could be the materials you use, or the way you power your contraption!

Created in partnership with the Intellectual Property Office, the design challenge is open for entrants until May 2015. We are looking for truly ewe-nique Invention, Creativity and Design. All Cracking Ideas materials are designed to encourage innovation and respect for other peoples creativity. It supports inventiveness and enterprise whilst introducing intellectual property rights.

The design challenge has three age categories: 4-7, 8-11 and 12-16.

There will be 12 regional winners, 3 national winners and 1 overall winner, decided by a public vote.

First prize is your invention brought to life around a full size 4ft Shaun the Sheep sculpture, which your school get to keep!

Other prizes include Animate it! Software, Shaun in the City merchandise and the chance for a Model Maker to visit your school for a Shaun the Sheep workshop.

Put your thinking caps on and get cracking!

The competition is completely free to enter!

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