Wild with Words poetry competition


Entries closed 17 November at 5pm.

Primary school students (Years 1-6) across Ku-ring-gai are invited to submit words and illustrations about a favourite animal, plant, tree or special place in nature, sharing their love and respect for the green heart of Sydney in this poetry competition.

Teachers - encourage your students to write any type of age-appropriate poetry (for example: haiku, acrostic, cinquain or free verse).

Students - you can write about the natural environment, animals, plants, waterways and more. Simply add a hand-drawn picture and enter for a chance to win prizes for your school! 

You can win:

  • Tree Tops Adventure vouchers.
  • Childrens books.
  • Environmental books.
  • Ku-ring-gai Wildflower Garden vouchers.

Entries closed 17 November at 5pm. 

* Please make sure you read the terms and conditions before entering the competition.


Please contact Council on seriksen@krg.nsw.gov.au or 9424 0976.

Previous winners

Get inspired and view the 2022 booklet of winning poems below.