Best Google Doodles of 2016

This was an epic year for Google Doodles! Google put out some amazing games, animations, and stationary Doodles – see my favorites below! Click on each to see it larger/animated.

To see all of them, go to the Google Doodle Archives.

Wilbur Scoville (January 22) *game
Lantern Festival (February 22)
International Women’s Day 2016 (March 8) *video (made me cry T_T)
Clara Rockmore (theremin virtuouso) (March 9) *game
Total Solar Eclipse (south Pacific Ocean) (March 9)* animated
Caroline Herschel (March 16)*animated
First Day of Spring 2016 (Northern Hemisphere)(March 20)*animated
Doodle 4 Google 2016 – US winner (March 21)
Lotte Reiniger (June 2) *video
this Doodle was made using Reiniger’s technique @_@
read my artist profile of Reiniger!
Summer Solstice & Strawberry Moon (June 20)*animated
2016 Doodle Fruit Games – Day 1 (August 5) *video – all the fruits are SO PUMPED
Qixi Festival 2016 (August 9) compare to last year’s
First Day of Fall 2016 (Northern Hemisphere)(September 22)*animated
Grandparents’s Day 2016 (Italy)(October 2)
Halloween 2016 (October 31) *most epic game EVAR
United States Elections (November 8)*animated
105th Anniversary of First Expedition to Reach the South Pole (December 14)*animated
Winter Solstice (December 21)*animated

(Feeling nostalgic? See my favorites for 2015 and 2014.)