Roald Dahl's Imaginormous Challenge 2019


Roald Dahl’s Imaginormous Challenge is a global creativity program aimed at sparking the imagination of young minds. 

We’re looking for the most exciting and imaginative story ideas summarised in just 100 words or less from 5 -12 year olds across the USA. Spelling doesn’t matter nor does grammar, the only judging criterion is pure imagination!

How to enter

Unlike other writing competitions, Roald Dahl's Imaginormous Challenge isn't judged on spelling or grammar - the only assessment is 'pure imagination.' 

To help bring to life the world of Roald Dahl in the classroom and inspire your students to have the most imaginormous story ideas, we've partnered with Scholastic to create worksheets and lesson plans aplenty,  which not only meet many a learning objective but could also result in them winning one of five Golden Ticket prizes plus a full Roald Dahl library for your classroom!

As a teacher, you’re able to enter entries on behalf of your pupils. To make it even easier to enter en masse, this year we’ve adapted our entry process to incorporate OCR technology which will allow hand-written entries to be submitted as scans - saving busy teachers typing out every 100 word story idea!

Simply submit a hand-written story entry, snf it will be automatically processed and uploaded to the entry form! 


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Activity Sheets

Our teaching resources have everything you need to create an Imaginormous lesson. Help your students create inventive story ideas in the classroom and then enter the challenge.

Download these FREE packs now!

Lessonplan Imaginormous
Scholastic: Imaginormous lesson plan
Scholastic: Entry Worksheet

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