Web Coolness – super play spaces, secret poetry and saving the environment with an app

playspaceHere are some things we’ve liked reading around the web this week. We hope you will too.


Need some design inspiration for the playroom? Check these amazing ideas out.

If you missed the live chat this week, you can still see some great Father’s Day gift ideas we shared to answer reader questions on The Motherhood.

One more tip from Kristen about a cool free last minute Father’s Day gift.

The coolest thing to hit thrift stores: Poetry bombing.


See which earth-friendly app our hero Dr. Harvey Karp thinks is tops.


Love this Kickstarter campaign to bring simple, fun swings to kids in Bolivia.


Take a look at the amazing biblio party decorations from designer David Stark’s book party.



13 ounces or less: Such a great way to mail someone something really different.


This cool bamboo treehouse will stand the test of time–or at least the kids growing up. (via ohdeedoh)


Coming soon for all you Harry Potter fans: Pottermore.


Discover great new parks and playgrounds with KaBOOM’s Park-a-Day Summer Challenge.

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