Meaning of Home

Jan 9th - All Day

Are you looking for an interesting way to engage your students in creative writing or community service? The Meaning of Home contest in support of Habitat for Humanity Canada, invites Grades 4, 5 and 6 students from across Canada to write a composition, essay or poem that explains what home means to them.

By entering this national writing contest, youth will have the opportunity to support their local Habitat and help local families access safe, decent and affordable housing. In addition to winning great prizes. 

Teachers: The following resources are designed to help you incorporate the contest into your lesson plans. These resources can serve as a standalone lesson or be used to augment existing lesson plans in areas such as language, creative writing, and community service. 

Youth: Apply online!

This contest does not open until January 9th, 2023!!

Here is the website for Teachers and youth applying on their own: 


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