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Create themes for you garden! This week Wings, Worms, and Wonder's joined by Helen Bradford with ideas for mid century art garden inspiration.

Mid-Century Inspired Garden: Guest Post by Helen Bradford

  The August guest post series continues with more fun ideas for creating themes for you garden! This week we’re joined by Helen Bradford from Sydney, Australia, with some great ideas for looking to the past for garden inspiration. I love mid-century style so this is right up my alley! Looking back also blends perfectly with your

Get some great tips for improving your nature photo taking skills! Click for Wings, Worms, and Wonder creative nature connection fun!

Nature Photo Tips: Guest post by Amy Parmelee!

  Amy is back again this summer! She’s traveling and taking great photos along the way. Today she has some tips for how you can do the same while out on your summer adventures! She takes beautiful photos of my children’s garden workshops, so I am excited for her to offer some of here insight here

Grow and Eat a rainbow this summer! Click for veggie color fun and lots of ideas for creative nature connecting with Wings, Worms, and Wonder!

Eat & Grow a Rainbow! Guest Post by Richard Fletcher

  If I’ve said it once to my students, I’ve said it a hundred times – growing and eating a rainbow is fun! Back when I was a teacher, I even developed a complete elementary nutrition curriculum based on eating a rainbow! This week I’m pleased to present the second guest post in our summer guest post series

5 Tips to Renovate Your Garden and Create Your Own Whimsical Place: Guest Post by Derek Lotts!

5 Tips to Renovate Your Garden and Create Your Own Whimsical Place: Guest Post by Derek Lotts!

  Now that August is here, how’s the garden looking? A little crazy? Tight and tidy? Thirsty if you’re down here in the deep south or desert? The heat and rain (or drought) of middle summer can be quite inspiring weather for garden plants to go wild – or go south! Well, never fear! We kick

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Nature Journaling as a Family

Live!! If you weren’t able to join me on the Montessori Foundation’s Free Webcast, 8/1, at 1 pm est Never fear, there’s a replay link coming soon! In the webcast we talked Nature Journaling as a Family!   We explore why family nature journaling is a great way to bond with nature and each other, the health

Join me live again this month for more creative nature connection inspiration! Click to join us in painting patterns from patterns!

Wonder Wednesday 59 LIVE! Patterns from Patterns

Happy Wonder Wednesday 59! June’s live Wonder Wednesday was so fun, I thought why not go live again for July?! It’s summer after all! Let’s make some patterns! If you weren’t able to make it, never fear! You can watch the replay below! I use watercolor paint, but you can use whatever supplies you like. Wonder

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Seed Swap: Salubrious Birdsongs

  This great quote on birdsongs is from the book by Florence Williams, The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Creative.   This book is really one of the best I’ve read in quite a while – especially on the human need for nature topic. I can’t recommend it enough to

Wings, Worms, and Wonder has all the creative nature connection inspiration and resources waiting for you! Click to find all you need for summer nature connection fun!

Back from Blog-cation Book List!

  Hello Everyone! It’s been a month and I’m back from blog-cation all refreshed and ready for lots of creative nature connection adventures with Wings, Worms, and Wonder!   I’ve been seeing so many rainbows this month!   Over the blog-cation, besides teaching workshops, traveling and hanging out at the beach, I read some great

Join me live (or in the replay) and let's explore place connection through palette painting! Click for Wings, WOrms, and Wonder creative Wonder Wednesday nature connection fun!

Wonder Wednesday 58: Live – Palettes of Place!

  Happy Wonder Wednesday 58! I thought what better way to kick off the summer official than to get together live the first Wonder Wednesday! If you weren’t able to make it, never fear! You can watch the replay below! In this live hour we create some fun color explorations of your favorite places – I like to

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Montessori Foundation Live Webcast Today!

Today I go live!! Join me on the Montessori Foundation’s Free Webcast today at 1 pm ets! We’re talking Sharing Nature With the Family! We’ll explore why family nature connection is important in the long term, the health benefits, naturalist intelligence, and practical ideas for ages toddler through adolescence, and more! And bring your questions

Mark Your calendars, we're going live 2x in June! Click to get all the details for the free webcasts!

Blog-cations and Going Live in June!

  It’s annual Summer Blog-cation time here at Wings, Worms, and Wonder, but while I’m away, you mice should play! For those of you new to the idea of a blog-cation, aka summer time sayonara, I take a month each summer to refresh my ideas on the who, what, when, where, why, and how of

It's Wonder Wednesday 57! Click to make an accordion style pressed flower book!

Wonder Wednesday 57: Make a Pressed Flower Accordion Book

  Happy Wonder Wednesday! This week is really exciting with the release of my new book Pressed: An Herbarium Inspired Art Journal! I am totally in love with this project and I hope you love it to! So to celebrate the new book and all the potential fun you can have with pressed flowers, I

Pressed: An Herbarium Inspired Art Journal is perfect for your next creative nature adventure! Pick, press, paste, and pen flora with your sketches!

Summer Flower Pressing Fun is Here! Pressed Release & Giveaway Today!

  I'm so excited to announce that my newest book - Pressed: An Herbarium Inspired Art Journal - releases today!!! This book really inspires me. Pressed flowers have always been a part of my nature journaling practice - even before I knew I had a nature journaling practice! And the fact that I was able

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Playing With Pressed Flowers: 5 Ideas for what to do with pressed flowers

  It’s time to play! Last week we talked about tips for the actual pressing of flowers. This week we explore 5 ideas for playing with the flowers once you press them. Let’s jump in!   Fix Flowers Into Your Nature Journal or Herbarium. This classic use is always my favorite, but I am a paper lover through

This post is the first in a 3 week series on pressed flowers from how-to, to ideas on what to do with the flowers you press! Click for practical tips to get started pressing flowers with Wings, Worms, and Wonder!

Pressed for Flowers: Tips for making beautiful successful pressed flowers!

  With Spring in full swing, the flowers are bursting under our feet and over our heads! Creating pressed flowers is fun way to nature journal your spring flower adventures as you explore your natural world. Pressing flowers is a really classic way to create memories of your nature experiences. A pressed flower is like mother nature’s souvenir!

Connect with wildflowers every day! Take a little time to discover wildflowers in your area. Click here for wildflower nature journal ideas!

May Your Life Be Like a Wildflower

Did you know last week was National Wildflower Week? If not, never fear, you can connect with wildflowers every day! They are a great reminder of the tenacity and resiliency of nature and those same qualities in ourselves. Take a little time this week to discover some wildflowers in your area and make a little

I discovered a list of so many quirky celebration days in the month of May! Click to laugh your way through May and get a Nature Journal prompt pdf funsheet!

The Quirky Days of May: Time to Celebrate Orange Peels, Sea Monkeys, & Mothers

  Are you totally confused as to what this bizarre blog title has to do with May? Or maybe you think I’ve finally lost it. I wouldn’t blame you! But hang with me and I think you’ll have some fun this month. I discovered a list of so many quirky celebration days in the month

Since this month is National Poetry Month, we're going to have a little Wonder Wednesday fun with found poetry! Click to get your Wings, Worms, and Wonder creative nature connection activity!

Wonder Wednesday 56: Found Nature Poetry

Happy Wonder Wednesday 56! Since this month is National Poetry Month, we’re going to have a little fun with found poetry! Found poems:  “take existing texts and refashion them, reorder them, and present them as poems. The literary equivalent of a collage, found poetry is often made from newspaper articles, street signs, graffiti, speeches, letters,

Is lavender inspiring your creative connections? Click to check out 5 ways to bring the joys of lavender to everyday life with Wings, Worms, and Wonder!

Celebrate Lavender in 5 Fun Ways!

  Just hearing the word lavender evokes a sense of relaxation. From the image of purple and green waves blowing in a Provençal breeze, to the smell of a bubble bath, to the taste explosion of so many teas and sweets flavored with the flowers, very few people don’t love this gentle and also powerful herb.   (Photo

1K followers giveaway! Follow @wingswormsandwonder on IG to play along!

Nature Journal Giveaway!

To celebrate reaching 1000 followers on Instagram, I’m having a giveaway!  Head to @wingswormsandwonder on Instagram. Then, follow me and look for the graphic above to get the details and play along! The giveaway starts today and the winner is announced Friday 4/28/17! Get your comments in before midnight 4/27/17. Good luck!