Get adventurous with adventure playgrounds! I visited one in NYC and have all the logistics set for you to plan your visit! Click to learn more!

Adventure Playgrounds: play:groundNYC

  A couple weeks ago I was visiting my good friend in NYC. Her kids are nearly aging out of average playgrounds, but I had heard about a special spot on Governors Island.   Riding the Ferry adds to the adventure!   It’s an adventure playground – not your average swings and slides by any

Find more Montessori Inspired nature connection tips and activities at Wings, Worms, and Wonder. Click to join the fun and start creatively connecting with nature today!

Education for Peace

  Maria Montessori lived in Italy and Europe through 2 world wars, including a Fascist regime. She knew a thing or 20 about tough times – politically, culturally, and environmentally speaking. Those challenging life experiences drove her to keep working, teaching, and striving for peace through education until her death in 1952, at age 82.

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

It's the Trillium Montessori Homeschool Summit! Click to learn more and enter to win a spot!

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

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

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

Combine nature journaling and gardening in this fun Wonder Wednesday seed strip activity! Click through to get the full instructions, free from Wings, Worms, and Wonder!

Wonder Wednesday 44: Seed Tapes

It’s time to seed and plant spring gardens pretty much everywhere in the northern hemisphere and in many places in the southern, you can still plant fall crops too. So this month we are making seed tapes! It is cheap to do, easy to prepare, and fun for all!  I’ve been doing this project in my

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

I challenge you to write one nature poem this month! Click through to get some great ideas and formats from Wings, Worms, and Wonder!

Fear Poetry? I challenge you!

Did you know April is National Poetry Month in the states? Did that question make you cringe or celebrate? 10 years ago I would have cringed, but now poetry and I have a new relationship. I’m not super into poetry, although I like it, and I’m not super smart about poets, but I do know from