About The Competition

Bullet  Open to all nursery and preschool children.

Bullet  Builds literacy and creative skills.

Bullet  Supports the Early Years Foundation Stage.

Bullet  Poems will be published in My First Poem book

Bullet  Free copy of the book for your nursery.

Bullet  Certificate of merit for every child whose work is published.

Bullet  Free My First Bookmark for every child who enters.

Closing date - 16th February 2018

Supports the Early Years Foundation Stage ‘All About Me’ requirements

Poems will be published in a My First Poem book

Free My First Bookmark and sticker for every child who enters.


For Nurseries

Bullet  £1,000 – Tell us why you should win and what you’d spend the money on!

Bullet  Complimentary book – featuring their children’s work, for every participating nursery

Bullet  Plus 1 Lending Libraries – One setting will receive a huge bundle of books!

For Children

Certificates & Bookmarks

Bullet  Certificate – for each child whose work is accepted for publication.

Bullet  Free Bookmark & Sticker – for every child that takes part!

It's Easy To Take Part

Bullet  Download our My First Poem template below.

Bullet  Help your children write their first poem using our template.

Bullet  Send your entries, along with a nursery entry form, to the following address...

Young Writers MFP
Remus House

Closing date - 16th February 2018

Downloadable Resources

To see the competition pack, including Full Competition Information and entry forms... please fill in the short form below. All download links will appear once the form is sent.

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Contact Us

My First Poem
Young Writers
Remus House

Tel: 01733 898110/890066

Email: info@myfirstpoem.com

Closing date - 16th February 2018


“We've received a lot of positive feedback as it was great for the children's literacy skills and their poems being published was fantastic!”

Amie Dickson, Parkhead Community Nursery

“We thought it was a great idea to help develop children's early writing, the pack was lovely and very age-appropriate.”

Ruth Wilson, Oakgrove Integrated Nursery

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