Web Coolness: helping Oklahoma, summer learning tips for kids, and parenting hilarity

Here are some things we’ve been reading around the web this week. Hope you like them too.

 

Park Slope Family Circus on Cool Mom Picks

 

Our thoughts are still with Oklahoma, and if you’d like to help, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite charities, as well as ways technology can come to the aid of those affected.

Do your kids now have a ton of questions about tornadoes? This Parents magazine article has some good answers.

Such important food for thought in Kristen’s post, Embrace Your Physical Flaws Now — Before It’s Too Late.

Need a laugh this week? Brooklyn Parents will especially appreciate the site Park Slope Family Circus–but we think a lot of us can relate. (At top, h/t kleinmatic, blurbomat)

See how CMP favorite Areaware helped shape the entries in this year’s Metaproject 03 student design challenge.

PBK launches their new Building Blocks Blog and we’re excited. Not just because they included us among their favorite websites in their blogroll. (Thanks, Pottery Barn Kids!)

 

Periodic Table of Marvel Characters on Cool Mom Picks

So clever: The Periodic Table of Marvel Characters, created by one determined little boy.

Put on your dancing shoes: Kindie-music powerhouse Justin Roberts is going on tour, with shows this weekend!

If conversations with your two-year-old have you scratching your head, check out this very funny new video series

Too late to start a sport at nine

Move over Jamie Oliver. This fourth grader’s short documentary exposes what really is on lunch trays in his NYC school. (via inhabitots)

Mr Printables Number Line on Cool Mom Picks

Pinterest Board of the Week: Keep learning all summer with Mr. Printables Love to Learn ideas.

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