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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

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

Create a tree ceremony this Earth Day! Click through to get a Wings, Worms, and Wonder plan for your own Earth Day Tree Ceremony!

Celebrate Earth Day with a Tree Ceremony

  Did you know this Saturday is Earth Day? They say “Earth Day everyday,” which is kinda cliche and empty, but at the essence true. So how can we highlight special ways to create earth celebrations in your everyday life? Today I offer you an idea for honoring some of Mother Earth’s largest children, the trees! Let’s have a tree ceremony!

Happy second day of spring! Celebrate with early spring flower drawing videos! Click to get all 6 Wings, Worms, and Wonder sketching tutorial videos compiled in today's post!!

Early Spring Flower Sketching!

  Clear skies, crisp days, and lots of flowers! Happy second day of spring! Let’s celebrate with more early spring flower drawing videos! I’ve been posting these up on the You Tube Channel for about a week, and thought to celebrate spring it would be so nice to have them compiled here on the blog!  

Fluorescent florescence? What is that? In this Wings, Worms, and Wonder blog post we break it down and discover how to paint spring flowers that pop using fluorescent underpainting.

Fluorescent Florescence: Painting Flowers that POP!

  Fluorescent florescence is a mouthful, but it can also be really fun to use in your art! Let’s break it down and discover how you can paint spring flowers that really pop! A florescence is a flower or the process of flowering.   Fluorescent is, in the world of color, a vivid color having or

What actions could we take to increase biodiversity in small everyday actionable ways that aren't overwhelming or require lots of bureaucracy?

Seed Swap: Biodiversity

  With our environment under current and constant threat, biodiversity should be at the front of our minds. How are we living for clean and safe air, water, soil, and energy in little ways in our daily lives? What actions could we take to increase biodiversity in a human scale kind of way? By that I mean

We've grown a lot of things here at Wings, Worms, and Wonder so let's grow crystals! Click to get your Wonder Wednesday Crystal growing activity!

Wonder Wednesday 53: Grow Crystals!

Crystals are bits of nature magic. From snowflakes to selenite, crystalline structures come in all shapes and sizes. They sparkle, they embody esoteric properties, and they are rocks that you can actually grow! Crystals spark wonder and get the imagination flowing, so this month we are growing our own!   Many crystals take a while to