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TINKERCAST’S WOW IN THE WORLD TO LAUNCH WOW ON WHEELS EXPERIENCE IN SEVEN CITIES THIS MAY AND JUNE


TINKERCAST’S WOW IN THE WORLD TO LAUNCH WOW ON WHEELS EXPERIENCE IN SEVEN CITIES THIS MAY AND JUNE

The experiential mobile tour sponsored by CLIF Kid will journey around the US with stops in Denver, Dallas, Atlanta, Indianapolis, Detroit, Chicago and Minneapolis

Montclair, NJMay 9, 2022 –Tinkercast, the creators of Wow in the World, the #1 podcast for kids that explores the coolest stories in science, technology, and innovation, announced today that it will bring its wonders on the road with a brand new experiential mobile tour WOW on Wheels. The tour is sponsored by CLIF Kid, makers of Zbar, the organic snack bar made to fuel kids’ active bodies and imaginations. Beginning in May, Wow in the World co-host Mindy Thomas’ renovated ice-cream truck turned mini-museum of science and wonder will be coming to seven cities across the United States this summer. Each stop will host fun activities celebrating science, wonder and creativity. 

Designed for children ages 6-11, WOW on Wheels is free of charge and designed for grown ups to enjoy with their kids. There will be two activations per market. Visitors to Wow on Wheels will get to participate in community art projects and scavenger hunts designed for kids and grownups to explore the wonder in the world and share how they add WOW to the world. In each city, attendees will be asked to bring an item of a specific color small enough to fit into the palm of a hand to help create a rainbow collage of WOW. 

“When I spruced up the old ice-cream truck, I knew it would be the perfect way to immerse kids and their adults in the wonders of Wow in the World – in person,” said Mindy Thomas, co-creator and co-host of Wow in the World. “I can’t wait to see the expressions on our Wowzers faces when they see all of the fun activities at Wow on Wheels. We’ll be bringing them away from the screens and into the coolest things the world can offer – now IRL.”

Wow in the World has reached so many more children than we could have dreamed when it first launched. Now, because of support from CLIF Kid, we’re able to bring the free, interactive Wow on Wheels experience to kids all over the country,” remarked Meredith Halpern-Ranzer, Tinkercast’s Chief Executive Tinkerer. 

“CLIF Kid® crafts the fuel kids need to get outside, where invention, discovery, and imagination roam free,” said Katie Wade, CLIF Kid® Brand Manager. “We are so excited to support WOW on Wheels to get families and kids out using their imaginations and experiencing the wonders of WOW together.”

The Wow on Wheels stops include:

  • May 21-22, Denver, CO
  • May 28-29, Dallas, TX
  • June 4-5, Atlanta GA
  • June 11-12, Indianapolis, IN
  • June 18-19, Detroit, MI
  • June 25-26, Chicago, IL 
  • July 2-3, Minneapolis, MN 

With more than 160 million downloads, Tinkercast’s podcasts continually top the kids & family podcast charts and have won numerous awards including iheartRadio Award, Parent’s Choice Gold Award, Mom’s Choice Award, KAPI Innovation in Children’s Media Award, NYF’s International Radio Award and National Science Foundation’s SBIR Award. Wow in the World has been recognized by The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Guardian, HuffPost, The Washingtonian, NPR’s All Things Considered, The Today Show, and The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.

To learn more please visit tinkercast.com/wowonwheels.  

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ABOUT TINKERCAST

Tinkercast is an independent children’s media company that inspires millions of families each month to keep their “eyes up, screens down and jaws dropped” with their award-winning audio programs, playful learning experiences and New York Times best selling books. With 160 million downloads, Wow in the World, Tinkercast’s flagship podcast created by hosts Guy Raz (How I Built This) and Mindy Thomas (SiriusXM’s Absolutely Mindy Show), leads listeners on a creative, humor-filled auditory journey into amazing scientific discoveries. In 2021, Tinkercast launched two new podcasts Who, When, Wow!, an exploration of the lives of unsung heroines and unknown heroes and Flip & Mozi’s Guide to How to be an Earthling, an intergalactic musical journey about animals and conservation. All of Tinkercast’s podcasts are available through Wondery and Wondery Kids. To learn more, connect with us at www.tinkercast.com, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

About CLIF Kid®

CLIF Kid is a leader in wholesome snacks that keep active kids going, growing, and exploring—whether they’re on the field or on the move. CLIF Kid is the maker of Zbar and Zbar Protein, which are sized for little hands, made with nutritious ingredients like organic oats, and contain no GMOs, high fructose corn syrup, or artificial flavors. For more information and to find all CLIF Kid products online, please visit www.clifkid.com and follow @clifkid on Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest.

Join Us In Denver


Saturday, May 21st
11am - 12pm

 

Second Star to the Right Children's Books
1455 S Pearl St,
Denver, CO 80210

 

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Sunday, May 22nd
10am - 12pm

 

Paramount Theatre
1621 Glenarm Palace
Denver, CO 80202

 

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Join Us In Dallas / Fort Worth


Saturday, May 28th
10am - 2pm

Texas Children’s Museum
201 TX-174
Rio Vista, TX 76093

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Sunday, May 29th
12pm - 5pm

Fort Worth Museum of Science and History
1600 Gendy St.
Forth Worth, TX 76107

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Monday, May 30th
10am - 2pm

Dallas Arboretum
8525 Garland Rd.
Dallas, TX 75218

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Join Us In Atlanta


Friday, June 3rd
11am - 3pm

Fernbank Science Center
156 Heaton Park Dr.
Atlanta, GA 30307

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Saturday, June 4th
11am - 3pm

East Lake Park
2617 Memorial Drive Southeast
Atlanta, GA 30317

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Sunday, June 5th
11am - 3pm

Coan Park
1530 Woodbine Avenue Southeast
Atlanta, GA 30317

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Join Us In Indianapolis


Saturday, June 11th
11am - 3pm

 

Terre Haute Children’s Museum
727 Wabash Ave.
Terre Haute, IN 47807

 

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Sunday, June 12th

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Join Us In Detroit


Saturday, June 18th

 

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Sunday, June 19th
 

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Join Us In Chicago


Saturday, June 25th

 

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Sunday, June 26th
 

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Join Us In Minneapolis


Saturday, July 2nd

 

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Sunday, July 3rd
 

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