How to Organise an Art Contest

An art teacher features beautiful art from students. Very lovely use of color and creativity.

teacher lem's art class

by TeacherLem Iglesias

Singapore is celebrating its 50th Year of Independence this 2015. The Singapore50 (SG50) Steering Committee has planned a year-long programme to commemorate the occasion (read it HERE).

It’s a perfect opportunity for our school’s Art Department to collaborate with the Humanities Department in exploring the history and culture of the Singapore. We decided to organise an art contest to take part OUR SCHOOL’S celebration of SG50 and to reinforce the lessons in Social Studies about Singapore this month.

Project Title: SISB/SG50 Art Contest

Art Works Created by: Primary 1-6

Age: 6-12 years old


  • A4 Strathmore Paper

  • HB Pencil

  • Coloured Pencils

  • Oil Pastels

  • Black Marker


To prepare the students for the art contest, the Social Studies teachers gave a lesson about Singapore’s history using a short animated video titled “The Violin” (view it from THIS LINK) and a pdf information sheet…

View original post 681 more words


Published by


I started blogging so that I could express myself through writing, and to have a venue to showcase some of my other talents.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s