“Bargain Max has Talent”: Kids Arts & Crafts Competition

We have launched a UK-wide Arts and Crafts competition for kids, and we want parents to submit their very best homemade arts and craft creations. How exciting! 

There are some amazing prizes up for grabs, with the 1st place creation winning a £100.00 Bargain Max gift voucher. 2nd place runners up creation will win a £50.00 Bargain Max voucher, whilst 3rd place runners up will win one toy of choice (up to value of £25) that is in stock and currently listed on the Bargain Max website.

The competition is open to entries from children aged 0-16 who are based in the UK, but a parent or guardian aged 18+ must submit a photo of the entry using their own personal social media profile via Facebook or Instagram. 

The competition is open for 6 weeks from April 7th 2020 (8:55 AM), closing May 18th 2020 (23:59 PM), giving all competition entrants time to produce and submit their creations. People can enter via Facebook and Instagram only. 

What art or craft creation can you enter? With so many forms of art and craft out there (such as painting, drawing, sewing, felting, origami, sculpture, construction, and so on), we are leaving that up to you! 

The Shortlist

Laura Hemmingsley
Christchurch, Dorset

Paper mache Easter chick heads by Jessica & Sophie Hemmingsley, aged 4 & 2 years

Richard Harrison
Beeston, Leeds

Ellies has called  her painting  “checking in on Earth” a picture of a spaceman that’s landed on a far away planet but still misses his/her home By Ellie HARRISON Age 9

Pamela Aranha
Stirling, Scotland 

Indie, aged 3, created a new dolls house from an old cardboard box.

Lisa Presley
Bramley, Leeds 

Alexis and is 10 years old.

'Baby Yoda' made out of air drying clay

Natalie Thompson
Stockton, Teeside 

His name is max aged 8years old he did a police and ambulance for school competition it had to be any key workers he choose police and ambulance he went into great detail of why he choose them he used cardboard for the Van's and tissue paper and paint to paint the eggs and googly eyes

Michelle Bownes (child - Noah age 5) 
Sheffield, Yorkshire 

Noah age 5, Elmer the Elephant made out of a milk bottle and tissue paper

Donna Lisa Skelton
Rednal, Birmingham 

The picture is to show that the sun radiates heat and being bright and happy can radiate positivity.child's first name is Hollie who is 10 years old

Karolina Wisniewska (7 year old girl)
Cheltenham  Gloucestershire 

Kimberley, shes 7 years old and has a wild imagination because she loves arts and crafts! 

Her project was done as a school project during a half term and was made out of a box to represent a jungle rainforest and all the layers we would find in one e.g canopy, forest floor etc and which animals would be at what levels :) she spent a good week on this with only gluing help :)

Aisha Hussain
Bedford, Bedfordshire 

Madina (5) & Ariana (3) have both had their birthdays in lockdown last month. So we decided as we can't do some of our usually fun outings such as the Cinema, we would bring the Cinema to us. We made an indoor cinema with tickets, kiosk, screen times, snacks to hot food.

Susan Gray
Falkirk, Scotland

Roslynn age 5.  Her robot was made from empty food containers from recycling. Legs are pringles tube, body is cereal box, head is nesquick milkshake powder box, arms are fruit shoot bottles,hair was from a parcel packaging. Roslynn loved making her robot, and loves playing with it.

Vicky Wylie
Moira, northern Ireland.

Katie aged 12 loves to do canvas paintings. This painting is of a sunset over a mountain  range. She loves painting and drawing her surroundings.

Lambeth, London 

Kimberley, age 6. 
The fort is made from cardboard and brown paper mainly.
We did a lot of sellotaping as we run out of glue while making the rainbow from the background. But overall Kimberley was really happy with the final result. 


Norwich, Norfolk

Hudson (aged 4) and Cooper (aged 3). They made tiger face plates as a fun craft activity because Hudson had a home school task from his teacher to learn all about tigers after reading the book ‘The Tiger Who Came to Tea’

Worcester Park, Surrey.  

His names Jamie and he’s 7. It’s the first time we have done clay modelling and he wanted to build a little island

Jude, 9
West Park, Leeds

Rainbows & Love for our NHS Superstars Lego.

Competition T&Cs

  1. Entrants to the Promotion are bound by these terms and conditions.
  2. The Promotion is open to children aged 0-16 based in the UK. Children must have the permission of their parent or guardian (to be aged 18 and over) and this adult should submit the entry using their own personal social media profile. The competition excludes employees of the Promoter and anyone professionally connected to the competition.
  3. Timings: The competition is open for 6 weeks from April 7th 2020 (8:55 AM), closing May 18th 2020 (23:59 PM), The Promoter reserves the right to amend the competition end date or withdraw the Promotion at any time.
  4. How to enter: To enter, you must have access to the internet and;
  5. Upload a photo of your child’s homemade creation to the post found on the Bargain Max Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/BargainMax.co.uk/), tagging the hashtag #BargainMaxCreation and commenting a brief description behind the creation. Or, visit the Bargain Max Instagram page (https://www.instagram.com/bargainmaxuk/) 'like' the Bargain Max Arts & Crafts competition post, uploading your child’s creation to YOUR OWN PROFILE, tagging the hashtag #BargainMaxCreation in the image, alongside a description behind the creation.
  6. All Entrants should also ‘like’ the Bargain Max Facebook Page or ‘follow’ the Bargain Max Instagram account @bargainmaxuk
  7. Entries must not feature offensive image content/comments, and content which infringes third party copyright or anyone who is submitting under age 18/without parental permission will be disqualified and their entry removed. All entered creations must be original.

iii. By entering you accept that other entrants may submit concepts that are similar to your photo entry, and you will not be entitled to compensation or right to negotiate with the Promoter should this arise.

  1. Shortlisting/Prizes: There will be one competition winner, with two runners up selected by a professional craft industry judge.

1st place creation will win a Bargain Max voucher worth £100.00 

2nd place runners up creation will win a £50.00 Bargain Max voucher.

3rd place runners up will win one toy of choice (up to value of £25) that is in stock and currently listed on the Bargain Max website.

  1. The prizes are subject to availability, non-transferable, and the Promoter reserves the right to substitute a similar prize of equivalent or greater value.
  2. Selecting the winner & delivery: Entries will be shortlisted by the promoter and the 1st, 2nd and 3rd placed artists will be selected by the Bargain Max team.
  3. By entering the competition, entrants give their consent to the Promoter publishing images of winning arts & crafts homemade creations on the Bargain Max website. Entrants must give their consent that this competition could receive regional press coverage, therefore details of shortlisted creations could be shared in the local news. Winners creations will be selected on June 3rd 2020 and contacted by direct Facebook/ Instagram message. Winners must then provide the requested contact details within 5 working days and the prize will be sent within 10 working days of receipt. Proof of ID may be required.
  4. The Promoter’s decisions regarding all Promotion matters is final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into.
  5. The Promoter reserves the right at its sole discretion to disqualify any individual found to be tampering with the operation of the Promotion, or to be acting in any manner deemed by the Promoter to be in violation of the Terms and Conditions; or to be acting in any manner deemed by the Promoter to be disruptive or to contravene the spirit of the Competition.
  6. By entering this promotion you hereby assign to the Promoter, and waive your moral rights in, the complete copyright and all other intellectual property rights whatsoever in your entry and in any promotional and advertising material and similar which arises out of or is in connection with this promotion. To the extent permitted by law, the Promoter is not liable for any injury or damage to persons or property which may be caused in the making of your homemade item, directly or indirectly, from any entrant’s participation in the prize draw or from any prize.
  7. The Promoter is Bargain Max, BargainMax Ltd BargainMax Ltd, Pilkington's Tile Site, 346 Rake Lane, Swinton, M27 8lj, United Kingdom. Any correspondence regarding this Competition should be forwarded in writing to ‘Social Media Team’ at the above address.
  8. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. You are providing your information to the Promoter and not to Facebook.  Entrants agree that Facebook shall have no liability in respect of this draw.
  9. Any personal data related to participants will be used in accordance with the UK Data Protection Act 2018.