Tinkergarten in the Media

Hiking Thru Life Podcast
March 13, 2022 –– Podcast Episode #95 Tinkergarten with Meghan Fitzgerald

March 3, 2022 –– The Child Care Crisis: Innovations To The Rescue

The Intellectual People Podcast
March 1, 2022 –– How to Get Your Child Off Their Device

The Toddler Purgatory Podcast February February 1, 2022 –– Getting Kids Outside, Is it Really Worth it?

Outside Online
December 3, 2021 — My Kids Need the Outdoors, and I Need Help Giving It to Them

Tinybeans October 28, 2021 –– Want to Make Halloween Safe & Sweet? Think like a Kid

Tinybeans September 28, 2021 –– 7 Reasons Outdoor Play Is Important for Kids

Not Just Cute Podcast September 16, 2021 –– Episode 46: The Power of Nature Play (with Meghan Fitzgerald of Tinkergarten)

National Geographic September 10, 2021 — Shh … How a Little Silence Can Go a Long Way for Kids’ Mental Health

Tinybeans September 9, 2021 –– If Your Kids are Anxious about Back to School & How to Help

HiMama The Preschool Podcast August 24, 2021 – The Impact of Nature Play on Early Development

Mic August 23, 2021 – How to Keep People's Attention in a Meeting, According to Kindergarten Teachers

MarketWatch August 18, 2021 –– ‘When I go to the playground, my older son loves to try to interact with kids — and he doesn’t really know how’

TODAY August 17, 2021 –– 101 Free Resources for Home-schooling During COVID-19

Tinybeans August 17, 2021 –– Easy Play Projects That Get Kids to Play All Day

Play. Learn. Thrive. Podcast July 16, 2021 –– Why Does Playing Outside Help Kids Learn?

Tinybeans June 26, 2021 –– 24 Free (or Super Cheap) National Summer Programs for Kids

PRWeb May 26, 2021 — Tinkergarten Summer Class Series Now Open for Enrollment

Parent Magazine May 7, 2021 — 4 Messy Crafts Your Kid Will Love (and Are Actually Really Great For Their Brain)

HuffPost October 1, 2020 — How To Help Shy And Introverted Kids With Remote Learning

Whole 30 September 4, 2020 — How Parents Can Best Prepare for the School Year

Education Next September 2, 2020 — The Rapid Rise of Pandemic Pods

Scary Mommy September 1, 2020 — From A Tinkergarten Teacher: How To Find Your Peace With Screen Time

Yahoo September 1, 2020 From A Tinkergarten Teacher: How To Find Your Peace With Screen Time

Motherly August 18, 2020 To families starting school: This year isn’t ideal, but let’s make the best of it

CNN Aug 11, 2020 — Back to school: 7 ways to win at online learning

Motherly August 10, 2020 Kids need to play together outside—here's how to do it safely

Motherly August 10, 2020 Preschoolers *can* wear masks all day—here’s how

The Wall Street Journal July 21, 2020 — Amid Coronavirus, Parents ‘Pod Up’ to Form At-Home Schools 

Bump Club & Beyond July 6, 2020 — BCB Mom IRL: Meghan Fitzgerald, Founder of Tinkergarten

TODAY July 6, 2020 — Free summer camp resources to help your kids through quarantine

The Washington Post June 17 2020 — The ultimate parents’ guide to summer activity resources

PR Newswire June 15, 2020 — Tinkergarten Announces New Summer Programming With Camp Tinkergarten

New York Magazine May 29, 2020 — The Best Online Classes for Kids

Business Insider May 1, 2020 — With no last day of school, kids will need help with closure — here's what experts say parents should do

The Washington Post April 8, 2020 — My husband’s at home with 3 boys, and coronavirus cabin fever is setting in. How can I help?

Quartz April 6, 2020 — A support guide for parents raising babies and toddlers through the coronavirus crisis

The Washington Post April 1, 2020 — On Parenting: Meghan Leahy took your questions

Quartz March 20, 2020 — We are all teachers now: resources for parents and kids cooped up at home

Northwestern Mutual March 20, 2020 — 5 Fun Things Your Family Can Do Together While You’re Social Distancing

TODAY March 18, 2020 — How to homeschool during the coronavirus crisis with free resources

USA Today March 18, 2020 — 18 totally free educational resources for kids stuck at home

Bump Club and Beyond March 18, 2020 — Online Activities for Kids during COVID-19

Scary Mommy March 13, 2020 — A Quick, Teacher-Created Guide To Temporarily Homeschooling Your Kids

PR Newswire March 3, 2020 — Tinkergarten Celebrates Daylight Saving Time With Free Classes Nationwide

EdSurge March 25, 2019 — Jeffrey Katzenberg’s WndrCo Invests $21 Million in Tinkergarten 

PR Newswire March 25, 2019 — Tinkergarten Announces $21M Investment from WndrCo

Business Insider April 9, 2018 — Tinkergarten's Outdoor Play Revolution Reaches 100,000 Families

Getting Smart February 2, 2018 — The Future of Work = Early Learning Today

American Inno August 9, 2017—Tinkergarten Raises $5.4M to Get More Kids Learning Outside

PR Newswire August 8, 2017—Tinkergarten raises $5.4m Series A with Owl Ventures, Omidyar Network and Reach Capital

EdSurge August 8, 2017—Tinkergarten Raises $5.4M to Get Kids to Go Outside, Play and Learn

BrightReads March 29, 2017—The Website That Tells Kids To Go Out And Play

Forming The Future March 26, 2017—Episode 6 - Brian Fitzgerald: Class Without a Room — the Benefits of Learning Outdoors

Team Human February 15, 2017—Ep. 24 Brian Fitzgerald 'The Power of Play'

SparkleCast February 14, 2017—Episode 12 – The Gifts of Outdoor Education with Meghan Fitzgerald

Red Tricycle May 19, 2016—Learn outside with Tinkergarten

CBS News May 4, 2016—Eye On Education: A Breath of Fresh Air for Preschool Learning

Timeout March 18, 2016—Timeout New York - Things To Do

Wall Street Journal March 18, 2016—Play-Based Education Network Tinkergarten Gets Support from Omidyar

Press Release March 18, 2016—Tinkergarten Fuels Expansion with $1.6M Seed Round Led by Omidyar Network

Ed Week May 26, 2015—Can Technology Get Kids to Play Outside?

New York Times July 9, 2015—Brooklyn Expats Come Home

Medium May, 2015—How a Side Project Became an Obsession

AlleyWatch June 11, 2015—The Perfect Solution for Kids Who Need to Get Out A Little

Interview with 33 Voices July 27, 2015—Tinkergarten: How two Parents are using technology to revive traditional childhood

edSurge May 27, 2015—Tinkergarten Raises $500k to Help Parents Find 'Play-Based Learning' Classes

Education World September 15, 2015—Startup Offers Young Leaners More Play Through Outdoor Classes

August 20, 2015—Tinkergarten Expands Nationally with Launch in the San Francisco Bay Area

May 18, 2015—Tinkergarten’s Technology Enabled Workforce Brings Early Childhood Learning to a Park Near You


Local Press

The Santa Clarita Valley Signal December 24, 2021 – SCV embraces winter’s darkness

Spectrum News1 December 23, 2021 – Tinkergarten’s lantern walk welcomes the winter darkness

Arlington VA Patch November 30, 2021 –– Lantern Walks Across NoVA Let Children Enjoy Darkness Of Winter

DFW Child August 20, 2021 –– Nature Play: The Benefits of Nature Preschools

LA Parent August 20, 2021 –– How to Encourage Independent Play

Mommy Poppins August 1, 2021 –– Top Classes for Babies and Toddlers in Los Angeles

Mommy Poppins August 1, 2021 ––  Top Classes for Babies and Toddlers in Chicago: Yoga, Dance, Swim

May 18, 2020 — How to to redefine parenting success while at home with our children

CBS Boston May 13, 2020 — Parents Teaching Children At Home Learn How To Take Lessons Outside

KTLA April 27, 2020 — Co-founder & Chief Learning Officer of Tinkergarten Meghan Fitzgerald with at-home activities for kids

Houston Chronicle April 15, 2020 — Internet resources help teachers, parents navigate at-home education

LA Parent April 2, 2020 — Bring the Outdoors Home, No Matter What Space You’ve Got!

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