Kick Start Creativity

Join us this summer as we Kick Start Creativity with fun challenges for all ages and weekly prizes!

Design your own avatar

July 6 - 17: Design Your Own Avatar

Kick start your creativity by designing your own avatar! Use whatever tools you have available to design an avatar that reflects you during these times. Extra points for incorporating books or reading in the presentation of your avatar. Email with the subject line "Avatar" or post your image on our Facebook page by July 17.

Send us your avatars and you could win a $10 prize!


Invent an ice cream

July 13 - 24: Invent an Ice Cream Recipe

Cool off this summer with your own flavour of ice cream! July is National Ice Cream Month and Sunday July 19 is National Ice Cream Day. Invent an ice cream or freezie recipe. Go delicious or ridiculous, silly or weird, wacky or insane. Extra points for actually making your recipe. Post an image of your ice cream on our Facebook page or submit by email to with the subject line "Ice Cream."


Message to the world

July 20 - 31: What's Your Message to the World?

Use collage, hand drawing, hand lettering, or whatever works to convey your message to the world. Check out CreativeBug's "Basic Line Drawing - Hand Lettering" or "Art Journaling with Cut Paper Collage." Extra points if you make a wall hanging. Your life is a message - make it inspiring!

Email your entry to or post it in a comment on our Facebook page to be entered to win a $10 prize!

Make a house book


July 27 - August 7: Make a "House Book" or "Star Book"

Create your own special book with some fun classes on Creativebug. Make a "House Book" or "Star Book" and submit your entry by emailing or posting on our Facebook page.


August 3 - 14: Remake a Book Cover Remake a Book Cover

August 9th is Book Lover's Day. Use your imagination and items around your home to remake a book cover. Submit your book covers to with the subject line "Book Cover" or by posting them to our Facebook page.


August 10 - 21: Shadow Puppets

Make some shadow puppets and use them to tell a storyShadow Puppets to your family. Get creative using cut out figures, items from around your home, or just your hands! Submit a picture of your shadow puppets to with the subject line "Shadow Puppets" or post them on our Facebook page to be entered to win!