“Doodle 4 Google” Contest, “What Inspires Me”

Use your imagination to create a Google Doodle based on what inspires you. Students can work with any materials they want, but all doodles must be entered using the entry form. Parents and teachers can mail us the completed entry form or submit it online as a .png, or .jpg.  Click here for the Entry Form.

NATIONAL WINNER:  Win a $30,000 college scholarship, a $50,000 tech package for your school/non-profit organization, a behind-the-scenes experience with the Doodle team to transform your Doodle into an interactive experience on Google.com, a trip to Google Headquarters in California, Google Hardware, and Fun Googley Swag.!

The four National Finalists, who do not become the National Winner, will have their doodles featured on the Doodle 4 Google gallery. Each National Finalist will receive:   a $5,000 college scholarship, a trip to Google Headquarters in California, Google Hardware, and Fun Googley Swag.

All State and Territory winners will have their doodles featured on the Doodle 4 Google gallery, and will receive:  Google Hardware, Fun Googley Swag, and a special celebration for the winner!

Finalists will be judged on a state-by-state basis, Doodles will be grouped and judged by the following 5 grade groups:

  • Grades K-3
  • Grades 4-5
  • Grades 6-7
  • Grades 8-9
  • Grades 10-12

If you’re thinking about using some classroom time to have your students draw for the Doodle 4 Google contest, you can download and print one of their five teacher guides, or print out a colorful poster for your classroom at this LINK.

Information for this post was taken from the doodles.google.com website, for more complete details, FAQ, and sample Doodles from previous years, follow this LINK.