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The Top 20 Posts of 2011 from Around the Web

As I did here, many of my favorite bloggers posted a collection of their most popular posts of 2011.  Today, I’m presenting you with a roundup of the best of their bests (you still with me?).  I’ve picked my favorite post from each of 20 different year-end round ups.  Hopefully you’ll find lots of inspiration, and maybe even a new blog or two to follow in 2012.  Most of the links here go to the round up posts so this is actually a collection of around 200 stellar ideas from 2011.  Enjoy!

DIY zig zag streamers via Oh Happy Day
Water noodle marble run via Make and Takes.
Cloud dough via TinkerLab.
Kale chips via Martha Stewart.
This is your life via Stephmodo, click over for a link to buy the print.
Click through for 15 more great finds…

Art in a closet via Life:Styled.
Moving day party for the kids via A Subtle Revelry.  You’ve gotta click through, this photo doesn’t really capture how cool this idea (and it’s execution) really was.
DIY lava lamp via Classic Play!
My very strong feelings about socks via rookie moms.
Leprechaun trap cake with a secret rainbow via Not Martha.
Avocado Popsicles via A Cup of Jo
Glass bottle candy favors via You Are My Fave.
Moving string objects across a line via Peaceful Parenting.  This isn’t a blog I follow but I found this by perusing the huge “best of” linkup at the bottom of the TinkerLab post (third one from the top here) and thought it was an inspired idea.
Hot air balloon ride via Frugal Family Fun Blog
Giant magnet board fun via More Than ABC’s and 123’s. (Another find from the aforementioned link up.)
No-bake energy bites via smashed peas and carrots
Ways to play monthly downloads via Let’s Explore.
Get little bodies moving when it’s too cold (or hot!) outdoors via Childhood 101.
Lego party via Delia Creates.

Let’s Explore.



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