MPL 3D Design Contest - Create an animal!

3D Design Contest

Have you ever imagined how cool it would be if a frog had butterfly wings and a lion’s mane?

We want to challenge you to create a new animal of your own using 3D design! This challenge will run from June 1st to 30th. To participate you must be between grades 3 to 10 and submit your project by the deadline (June 30th, 2020 at 9:00 PM EST).


  • 3D design must have at least two distinct features of “real animals" – the more the better!
  • Participants must use Tinkercad as the design platform -
  • Participants can use pre-existing designs (ie: or design from scratch
  • The model must not exceed the dimension of 10cm x 10cm x 10cm


We will be choosing a winner from three age groups (Grade 3-5, 6-8 and 9-10) three winners will be announced and each will win a $25 e-gift card and the chance to 3D print their model on our Ultimaker for free!

Need help getting started?

Learn the basics of using Tinkercad with one of our introduction programs! Register for the programs here:

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If you have any questions or require any assistance with your design, please contact our Digital Literacy Specialists.

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Good luck and may the most creative model win!

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