Fix Python – How do you run your own code alongside Tkinter’s event loop?

My little brother is just getting into programming, and for his Science Fair project, he’s doing a simulation of a flock of birds in the sky. He’s gotten most of his code written, and it works nicely, but the birds need to move every moment.
Tkinter, however, hogs the time for its own event loop, and so his code won’t run. Doing root.mainloop() ru….