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Montessori Home Schoolers: A Giveaway!

Happy New Year! Let's kick it off right, with a giveaway!! If you've ever been in a Montessori classroom, one of the first things you notice is the prepared environment. This is no accident. We teachers, spend hours upon hours carefully cultivating the environment to perfectly meet the developmental needs of the children. The environment

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Hygge Happiness

The dark night of winter solstice is just around the corner! Do you have any traditions for celebrating, or maybe you want to start one! Winter solstice is a great excuse to slow things down (at least for a day) and really take time to connect with nature’s wonders.   Winter solstice is the night of

Discover the wonders in your own backyard with this guest post by Amy Parmelee! Click through for ideas and free printables!

What’s in Your Yard? Activity to do & Printables!

Today I am very happy to offer you this guest post by contributor Amy Parmelee!! From the backyard to the schoolyard to the neighborhood yard… I think this is a great activity and is easily adapted for school and community learning environments! And Amy even provided pdf printables of her Bio-inventory sheets to get you started!

It's week 3 of the Summer Fun Series and this week we're taking a look at some fun stuff! From books to paint to a giveaway, click to check it out!

Fun Summer Stuff & a Giveaway!

It’s week 3 of the Summer Fun Series and this week we’re taking a look at some fun stuff! I use the word stuff because it’s a mix of different fun things for which the summer slow down affords time. And sometimes on a hot lazy afternoon, pulling out a new little surprise is just

Give your kids the life enhancing gift of summer camp! Click here for some unexpected ideas!

Let’s Go Camping! 3 Summer Camp Ideas

Summer camp and summer backyard campouts were staples of my summers growing up, but it seems like I rarely hear of kids going off to sleep away camp for a couple weeks anymore. This makes me so sad because I have amazing childhood memories, still vivid in my senses to this day, of summer camp. Camp

Check out this Review of Whatever the Weather by Annie Reichmann and Dawn Suzette Smith of Mud Puddles to Meteors!

Whatever the Weather Book Review

Happy June!! This post kicks off a little summer fun series, so what better start than a summer read? Have y’all seen the new book Whatever the Weather: Science Experiments and Art Activities that Explore the Wonders of Weather by Annie Riechmann and Dawn Suzette Smith? You may recognize their names from me mentioning their Mud Puddles to

Let Wings, Worms, and Wonder help you creatively connect with your natural world! Click through for lots of resources!

SeedSwap: Where Nature Ends

Nature is one of the most wonderful muses, in my opinion anyway! The joy and peace that a creative connection with the natural world brings adds so much to life! Nature has been inspiring humans since the beginning of time, so why would we not still need this connection because we are more “civilized”? We

Simplify life for spring. Click to get ideas from WIngs, Worms, and Wonder!

Spring Cleaning: 5 Ideas for Renewal

Did you hear spring cleaning and think I was going to make you clean out your garden shed, mop under the bed, or start a meditation practice? Don’t worry! I’m not, unless you want to of course and any, or all, of those 3 things would be awesome! Since spring is in full swing, and it

What do you think about kids and risks? It's quite the topic these days. Personally, I am all for it. Click through to learn more and get great resources for helping children navigate risk.

Seed Swap: The More Risks

What do you think about kids and risks? It’s quite the topic these days. Personally, I am all for it. After years of teaching, aunting, and befriending children and parents, I am very positive about the outcomes that pro risk parenting brings. From social, academic, and physical confidence and resiliency to improved body awareness, a good set

Whether for with your kids or students, I've prepared a list of 5 tips for keeping kids enthusiastic on the trail, saving you from tears and piggy back rides! Click through and get great ideas for successful hiking with kids!

Hiking With Kids: 5 Tips

The spring equinox passed, the season is officially here, and that means no excuses. It’s time to get outside!! After teaching for 10 years and taking students on field trips that included hikes, I know heading out on the trail and hiking with kids can be intimidating. There are so many variables!   How will the