I'm a HUGE fan of Google Doodles, those fancy drawings on the Google homepage. Thy have came a LONG way from the first Google page in 1998. (All images below are from the Google Doodle page)
These are some of my Favorite Doodles from 2012.
Maria Montessori's 142nd Birthday
Tato's Bore's 85th Birthday
Teacher's Day 2012
Each year Google gives students in grades K-12 a change to have their artwork featured on the Google homepage and loads of prizes:
The National Winner will have his or her doodle featured on the U.S. Google.com homepage. He or she will be awarded a $30,000 college scholarship to used at the school of his or her choice, a trip to New York City for the final awards ceremony on May 22nd, 2013, a Google Chromebook computer, a Wacom digital design tablet, and a t-shirt printed with his or her doodle on it. We’ll also award the winner’s full-time school a $50,000 technology grant towards the establishment or improvement of a computer lab or technology program.
2012 Google Doodle Winner
Google is now accepting submissions for their annual Doodle Contest. The theme for competition is "My Best Day Ever..." Check out the information for the Doodle 4 Google Contest and get your doodle on!