Paper Clip Ornament Contest

2020 Paper Clip Contest

Put your engineering and artistic skills to the test to make a festive holiday decoration or ornament.

Free Paper Clips
Stop by EUREKA!'s front desk to pick up your free paper clips! Up to 10 boxes per person!
Set up curbside pick-up of paper clips by emailing:
Supplies are limited, first come, first served. We will update this page if we run out of paper clips.

Paper Clip Project Details

  • The contest is open to all ages.
  • Works can be two- or three-dimensional.
  • Maximum number of paper clips is 10 boxes or 1,000 paper clips.
  • Assorted materials may be added, but the majority of the project should be composed of paper clips.

Entry and Deadline

  • Photos of your creation should be submitted to
  • Entries need to be received by Monday, January 4, 2021.

Contest Categories

  • K-2nd Grade
  • 3rd-5th Grade
  • Middle-High School
  • Adults
  • Family Project

Prizes for each Category

  • $10 gift certificate to EUREKA!'s Gift shop.
  • Runner's up will receive a gift card for free admission to EUREKA!


  • Submitted photos may be shared on EUREKA!'s website and social media.


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Photo details & credits

  4. Photo & Project: