Nicolette Sowder is the creator of Wilder Child and the Wildschooling movement. Her online community is an incredible source of inspiration for parents and educators alike. As long-time fans of Nicolette’s work, we were thrilled to have the opportunity to conduct this interview. We hope you find this Q&A as interesting and inspiring as we did!Read More
Lizzy Rockwell is the illustrator of numerous books and games for children and is the author and illustrator of children’s nature titles like Plants Feed Me, A Bird is a Bird, and A Mammal Is An Animal. Lizzy has worked with her mother, the late author/illustrator Anne Rockwell, creating Apples and Pumpkins in 1989, and Hiking Day most recently.Read More
Karissa Akin and Kailey Gieck are the co-founders and sister duo behind Iksplor, a 100% merino wool clothing line for newborns and kids. Their mission is to create functional layers born for adventure, to help get kids get outside and stay outside longer! Iksplor is currently in the prototype phase, and Karissa and Kailey are excited to be building a community passionate about getting little ones outside in quality clothing that lasts!
At Wonderkin, we’re passionate about quality gear and highlighting female entrepreneurs and thought leaders working to advance the children’s nature play movement. We know you’ll enjoy learning more about Karissa’s story…Read More
We’re always excited to come across businesses that share our commitment to getting kids back outdoors and connected to nature. One of the most exciting examples in this space is Stick-lets, a company that sells simple, reusable silicon connectors that turn sticks you scavenge outdoors into fantastic building materials. Their tag-line - “because mother nature misses us” - gets us every time! We were thrilled to include Stick-lets in the Wonderkin Tree Box, and to have the opportunity to learn more about the company’s founder, Christina Kazakia…Read More
At Wonderkin, we know that good gear can make or break your outdoor exploration time. That's why we make a point of sharing our favorite brands with our subscribers.
This month we're featuring OAKI, a company that's built a loyal following for their high-quality kid's outdoor gear. We reached out to get the inside scoop on the story behind the brand...Read More