Japanese Kanji is beauty of combining meaningful parts to create a word.

Here is a tip for the creation of your original kanji.

1. Think of a word or sound that reminds you of the theme (this year's theme: "fun").

2. Collect radicals and components that relate to the theme.

These sites are useful resources:

https://www.tofugu.com/japanese/kanji-radicals-mnemonic-method/

https://www.yumpu.com/en/document/view/8268845/kanji-radicals-cheat-sheet-tofugucom

https://www.pinterest.com/pin/540150549047213716/

Resource for advanced learners:

Kanji dictionary. Especially Shimomura's Kanji dictionary for elementary school students (publisher: Kansei sha) has rich information of radicals.

3. Combine the radicals and mnemonics in a creative manner, and have multiple combinations.

4. Select your best Kanji, then write it on a paper and take a picture to upload! (see How to apply page)