Draw a Doodle. Do!!!

bevanschiffli-branchoutfinalist131116_nc_salli-600If you use Google, you’ve most likely seen some of their cool “Google Doodles”.   These are artistic images that take the place of their usual lettered logo.  Most of the time they have to do with a special holiday or a memorable person or event.  No matter what the doodle is, you can always find the letters G-O-O-G-L-E in there somewhere. Look closely at the tree branches above and you’ll see the word “GOOGLE”.

If you know of a creative student who would like to create their own doodle and win some money while doing so.  Here’s your chance!

This year’s theme is “If I Could Invent One Thing to Make the World a Better Place…”

  • Simply click the link:  http://http://www.google.com/doodle4google/start.html
  • Download the entry form and create away! Applications can be submitted by parents, guardians, teachers and after-school programs. All applications must be accompanied by a completed official entry form signed by the student’s parent or guardian. All entrants must be be enrolled in a U.S. based school that is serving grades K-12.
  • Submit before March 20, 2014
  • One talented young artist will see his or her artwork on the Google homepage and receive a $30,000 college scholarship and a $50,000 Google for Education technology grant for his or her school.

To get some inspiration for your student, Google “Best Google Doodles” in the image search and you’ll see some creativity at work.

Please share this with the teachers and students you know. All the best to you and your artists!

Now, doodle away!




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