Kid Scoop

Kid Scoop Writing Corner Schedule Kid Scoop submissions – not to exceed 100 words – may be emailed to or mailed to NIE/Daily Hampshire Gazette, PO Box 299, Northampton, MA 01061, or faxed to (413) 585-5299.   Beware of faxes – if they are too faint to be read, they cannot be used. You may access a submission form for mailing here.



Deadline Title Explanation Publication Date
1/23/18 Animal Valentine Surprise Write a few sentences about an animal being surprised on Valentine’s Day. Use at least 3 adjectives to describe the surprise. 2/6/18
1/30/18 Mission Possible If you could be any kind of plant, what would you be? Why? 2/13/18
2/6/19 If I Were President What would you do to try to help our country? How would you spend your days? 2/20/19
2/13/19 One day I planted a magic seed… Finish this tiny story, in 100 words or fewer. 2/27/19
2/20/19 An Admirable Woman Name one woman you admire. Why do you admire her? 3/6/19
2/27/19 Four-Leaf Clover Some people say it is good luck to find a four-leaf clover. What other good-luck charms have you heard of? If you like, tell of a bad-luck charm, too. 3/13/19
3/6/19 Sports Report What sport or athletic event do you like to watch? Why do you enjoy watching it? 3/20/19
3/13/19 My Favorite Vegetable Use at least three of your five senses to describe your favorite vegetable. What’s the best way to prepare it for eating? 3/27/19
  1. Diana Brewer
    January 4, 2013 at 1:48 pm

    How do you earn a certificate and where do they come from? Do you just have to submit something, or is there a special selection process?

    • laurelgardner
      January 11, 2013 at 9:55 am

      Every Wednesday, the Kid Scoop page shows a writing prompt at the bottom of the writing column. Hampshire County students in grades 1 through 6 are invited to send us responses of 100 words or fewer. During the school year, published authors receive ice cream gift certificates.

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