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Wallace and Gromit's Trip to Mars

Cracking Ideas Design Competition - Age 8 - 11, Key Stage 2 

Created by Phil Sheppard

Date: 19 January 2017

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Wallace and Gromit's Trip to Mars

Cracking Ideas Design Competition - Age 8 - 11, Key Stage 2 

Created by Phil Sheppard

Date: 19 January 2017

Competition entry: Cracking Ideas Design Competition - Age 8 - 11, Key Stage 2

Wallace takes Gromit to Mars for his birthday where they discover the planet is full of treats, aliens and a special birthday surprise. The video now finishes with 'April Showers', used by kind permission of artist ProleteR.

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Morph and friends throw Aardman's 40th Birthday Party

Cracking Ideas Design Competition - Age 12 - 16, Key Stage 3 - 4 

Created by Yasmin Beed & Isobel French

Date: 19 January 2017

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Morph and friends throw Aardman's 40th Birthday Party

Cracking Ideas Design Competition - Age 12 - 16, Key Stage 3 - 4 

Created by Yasmin Beed & Isobel French

Date: 19 January 2017

Competition entry: Cracking Ideas Design Competition - Age 12 - 16, Key Stage 3 - 4

Morph, Chas and their new friend, Contort, try to throw a birthday party for Aardman. Unfortunately, it doesn't quite got to plan!

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Ambushed

Cracking Ideas Design Competition - Age 8 - 11, Key Stage 2 

Created by James Liddicott

Date: 19 January 2017

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Ambushed

Cracking Ideas Design Competition - Age 8 - 11, Key Stage 2 

Created by James Liddicott

Date: 19 January 2017

Competition entry: Cracking Ideas Design Competition - Age 8 - 11, Key Stage 2

Wallace and Gromit want to go to the moon for their birthday, so Wallace creates a machine that transports them to an alternate reality where they become Lego men. There, they battle through traps galore, in hopes to find the mezo-bygamium (instant rocket) beneath the piles of treasure.

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Wallace and Gromit’s out of this world birthday.

Cracking Ideas Design Competition - Age 8 - 11, Key Stage 2 

Created by Daisy Reeder

Date: 19 January 2017

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Wallace and Gromit’s out of this world birthday.

Cracking Ideas Design Competition - Age 8 - 11, Key Stage 2 

Created by Daisy Reeder

Date: 19 January 2017

Competition entry: Cracking Ideas Design Competition - Age 8 - 11, Key Stage 2

Daisy is in year 4. She is 9 years old. She produced a 16 image story on A3. We then saw the story board form so we are also submitting this 8 image version. We are not sure if the storyboard pro-forma is also the 'entry form' or if this form is.

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Morphing Journey

Cracking Ideas Design Competition - Age 12 - 16, Key Stage 3 - 4 

Created by Molly Morgan

Date: 19 January 2017

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Morphing Journey

Cracking Ideas Design Competition - Age 12 - 16, Key Stage 3 - 4 

Created by Molly Morgan

Date: 19 January 2017

Competition entry: Cracking Ideas Design Competition - Age 12 - 16, Key Stage 3 - 4

This is a small collection of my memories of Aardman while growing up, Happy 40th anniversary! (Please use the youtube link as I can't upload it here, thank you!: https://youtu.be/2rWmiami-eg )

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Happy Birthday to Ewe

Cracking Ideas Design Competition - Age 4 - 7, Key Stage 1 

Created by Henry J Hossack

Date: 19 January 2017

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Happy Birthday to Ewe

Cracking Ideas Design Competition - Age 4 - 7, Key Stage 1 

Created by Henry J Hossack

Date: 19 January 2017

Competition entry: Cracking Ideas Design Competition - Age 4 - 7, Key Stage 1

Shaun wakes up, turns the calendar over and sees he has forgotten Timmys birthday. He looks around but cant find anything to give him so has an idea. He wakes up Bitzer and tells him his idea. Bitzer wakes up all the other sheep. Bitzer and Shaun move the sheep around on the hillside. Shaun directs Bitzer on a walkie-talkie as he watches through binoculars. Bitzer looks at his watch and panics. Sun rises. Timmy wakes up as cockerel crows. Shaun gives a final thumbs up and gets Timmy. He covers Timmys eyes and walks him to the gate. Reveals hillside with the message "Happy Birthday Timmy" written in sheep. Timmy gives Shaun a huge cuddle. The End.

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The Worst Birthday Ever!

Cracking Ideas Design Competition - Age 12 - 16, Key Stage 3 - 4 

Created by Millie Glenister

Date: 19 January 2017

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The Worst Birthday Ever!

Cracking Ideas Design Competition - Age 12 - 16, Key Stage 3 - 4 

Created by Millie Glenister

Date: 19 January 2017

Competition entry: Cracking Ideas Design Competition - Age 12 - 16, Key Stage 3 - 4

A short stop motion film, featuring a man who lives with the company of his faithful cat and dog. Unfortunately their birthday surprise doesn't quite go to plan.

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The Egg Mobile

 

Created by Jessica Burns

Date: 29 June 2016

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The Egg Mobile

 

Created by Jessica Burns

Date: 29 June 2016

Jessica's Egg Mobile works on solar power and hydroelectric energy and is made out of recycled egg shells. It was for this reason that she was chosen as the winner of the Northern Ireland 12-16 category of Shaun's Cracking Ideas Design Challenge.

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The Room Broom Stick

 

Created by Hannah Moore

Date: 29 June 2016

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The Room Broom Stick

 

Created by Hannah Moore

Date: 29 June 2016

The Room Broom Stick can travel by air or by sea and was chosen as the winner of the Northern Ireland 8-11 category.

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The Joint Pack

 

Created by Sarah, Yasmin, Alana & Taylor

Date: 29 June 2016

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The Joint Pack

 

Created by Sarah, Yasmin, Alana & Taylor

Date: 29 June 2016

The Joint Pack uses infra-red and ultra violet rays and was chosen as this years winner of the Scotland 12-16 category.

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The Road Hopper

 

Created by Sarah Fombor

Date: 29 June 2016

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The Road Hopper

 

Created by Sarah Fombor

Date: 29 June 2016

The Road Hopper has a spring which allows it to bounce along and is why it was chosen as the winner of the Scotland 8-11 category of Shaun's Cracking Ideas Design Challenge.

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The Sponorail

 

Created by Xeno McLaren

Date: 29 June 2016

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The Sponorail

 

Created by Xeno McLaren

Date: 29 June 2016

The Sponorail works on electricity and uses escalators to transport Shaun and his friends back home, which is why it was chosen as the winner of the Scotland 4-7 category.

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Poo Pack 5000

 

Created by Beibhinn Williams

Date: 29 June 2016

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Poo Pack 5000

 

Created by Beibhinn Williams

Date: 29 June 2016

Beibhinn's Poo Pack 5000 is a very impressive design which resulted in it being chosen as the winner of the Wales 12-16 category of Shaun's Cracking Ideas Design Challenge.

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Glider 6000

 

Created by Louis Marsh

Date: 29 June 2016

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Glider 6000

 

Created by Louis Marsh

Date: 29 June 2016

The Glider 6000, designed by Louis Marsh flies at 200 miles per hour and was chosen as the winner of the Wales 8-11 category of Shaun's Cracking Ideas Design Challenge.

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The Suck Back Home Machine

 

Created by Tom Cartwright

Date: 29 June 2016

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The Suck Back Home Machine

 

Created by Tom Cartwright

Date: 29 June 2016

Tom's 'Suck Back Home Machine' works as a big vacuum cleaner sucking up sheep, which is why it was chosen as the winner of the Wales 4-7 category of Shaun's Cracking Ideas Design Challenge.

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Magnificent Magnet Mobile

 

Created by Bethany Groves

Date: 29 June 2016

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Magnificent Magnet Mobile

 

Created by Bethany Groves

Date: 29 June 2016

Bethany Groves' 'Magnificent Magnet Mobile' works on kinetic energy and solar power and was chosen as the winner of the England 12-16 category of Shaun's Cracking Ideas Design Challenge.

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The Junk Attack

 

Created by Ditton Infant School

Date: 29 June 2016

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The Junk Attack

 

Created by Ditton Infant School

Date: 29 June 2016

'The Junk Attack' created by Ditton Infants School was made completely from recycled materials and was chosen as the winner of the England 4-7 category of Shaun's Cracking Ideas Design Challenge.

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The Flying Drafter

 

Created by Bailey Scutt

Date: 29 June 2016

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The Flying Drafter

 

Created by Bailey Scutt

Date: 29 June 2016

Bailey's Design 'The Flying Drafter' was chosen over 4,000 entries and featured a wind up motor, caterpillar, treads, sail and rotor blades to help Shaun across any terrain.

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