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Google annouces its 2014 Doodle 4 Google competition

Kids in grades K to 12 are encouraged to create, then submit, a drawing that could become the Google logo for a day—and net the winner scholarships.

  • Photograph: Jena Cumbo

    Doodle 4 Google at AMNH

  • Photograph: Jena Cumbo

    Doodle 4 Google at AMNH

  • Photograph: Jena Cumbo

    Doodle 4 Google at AMNH

  • Photograph: Jena Cumbo

    Doodle 4 Google at AMNH

  • Photograph: Jena Cumbo

    Doodle 4 Google at AMNH

  • Photograph: Jena Cumbo

    Doodle 4 Google at AMNH

  • Photograph: Jena Cumbo

    Doodle 4 Google at AMNH

  • Photograph: Jena Cumbo

    Doodle 4 Google at AMNH

  • Photograph: Jena Cumbo

    Doodle 4 Google at AMNH

  • Photograph: Jena Cumbo

    Doodle 4 Google at AMNH

  • Photograph: Jena Cumbo

    Doodle 4 Google at AMNH

  • Photograph: Jena Cumbo

    Doodle 4 Google at AMNH

  • Photograph: Jena Cumbo

    Doodle 4 Google at AMNH

  • Photograph: Jena Cumbo

    Doodle 4 Google at AMNH

  • Photograph: Jena Cumbo

    Doodle 4 Google at AMNH

  • Photograph: Jena Cumbo

    Doodle 4 Google at AMNH

  • Photograph: Jena Cumbo

    Doodle 4 Google at AMNH

Photograph: Jena Cumbo

Doodle 4 Google at AMNH


If your child loves to doodle, listen up! Today, kids in grades K to 12 have once again been invited by Google to participate in their annual Doodle 4 Google competition. This year's theme is "If I could invent one thing to make the world a better place."

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The winner not only gets his or her drawing to be on the Google home page for a day, in an animated version they'll create with the Google team, but will also snag a $30,000 college scholarship and a $50,000 Google for Education technology grant for their school. Download your child's entry form here; the deadline to apply is March 20, 2014. Fifty state finalists will be chosen by Google, and starting on April 20, the general public can vote for their favorite doodle. The grand-prize winner will be announced in June. Be sure to have your children check out our photos of the Google 4 Doodle exhibition at the AMNH last year for some inspiration.


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