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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

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

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

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

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Inspiration from the Field: AMS 2016 & Beyond

If you’ve been on social media or read the newsletter the past week, you’ve probably noticed that I’ve been living it up in Chicago at the American Montessori Society Annual Conference. It’s always a treat to get to go to the AMS conference because it is really awesome to see so many people in one