Story writing and drawing competition


For children with and without nystagmus – the best entries will win fabulous prizes and be published in a book

Raindrops story writing and drawing competition for children

What do raindrops mean to you? What do they smell, sound, feel or taste like? What do they make you think of? How do they capture your imagination?

The Nystagmus Network Raindrops competition celebrates the wonderful creativity of children’s writing and illustration.

The best stories and drawings will be published in a special book which will be available to purchase from September 2021.

How to enter

The competition is open to all children with or without nystagmus, aged 5 to 14 years. There will be winners in each age category.

Download the competition rules and an entry form here

Completed entries (entry form plus story and / or drawing on Raindrops writing paper or drawing paper) should be emailed to raindrops@nystagmusnet.org Deadline: 23:59 on Saturday 19 June

Prizes and a book

There will be some fabulous prizes for the winners of each age category, including books signed by your favourite children’s author. As many stories and drawings as possible will be published in a book which will be available for sale from September.

Get sponsored

If your little one is a reluctant writer, why not encourage them by asking friends and family to sponsor them 1p a word?

Download a Raindrops sponsor form here