Have you entered the essay contest? A couple months still to get your entries in. Take advantage of being stuck indoors by having your kids do some writing with a purpose. All the details below and at Midwest Creation Fellowship’s site.
Here’s some info to get you started (but, fyi, I think their ages are switched on their categories):
To encourage the development of skills in research, analysis and logical reasoning through preparing an effective presentation of a thesis in a creation-oriented paper.
Prizes: Senior High Level (Ages 11-14*)
- $250 First Place
- $100 Second Place
- $75 Third Place
Junior High Level (Ages 14-18*)
- $100 First Place
- $50 Second Place
- $25 Third Place
* Entrants 14 years old on April 30 may enter either Junior or Senior division
Topics: must strongly relate to the subject of creation vs. evolution, from a creationist perspective. Suggestions:
- Why do cultures around the world…
…have the same star constellations?
…have very similar legends, such as a gigantic flood?
…offer blood sacrifices to their god(s)?
- Reasons why I believe in creation
- Vestigial organs: a vestigial argument
- More topic suggestions