Kid Scoop

Kid Scoop Writing Corner Schedule
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               Prompt                     Published


7/29/20 I Did It! Tell about something you are good at. How did you learn how to do it? 8/13/20
8/5/20 Ode to the Sun Write a poem to or about the sun, using no more than 10 lines. 8/20/20
8/12/20 Germs Make Me Sick Write tips for kids on how to avoid getting sick. 8/27/20
8/19/20 I stepped over the threshold into another world. What was it like? 9/3/20
8/26/20 A Paper Newspaper First, tell 3 kinds of things you can learn by reading a newspaper.Next, tell at least one way to use a newspaper after reading it. 9/10/20
9/2/20 Pennies There is an old saying: “A penny saved is a penny earned.” What do you think this means? Do you agree? 9/17/20
9/9/20 Sell Those Spuds! Pretend you have to sell a 50-pound bag of potatoes to someone who never ate a potato. Tell them all the yummy ways people can prepare and eat potatoes. 9/24/20
9/16/20 If I had a tiger for a pet… Finish this, in no more than 100 words! 10/01/20