Learn more about color and color theory in the Exploring Color With Wing 3 part blog series! Click to start applying more color theory to your art making and nature experiences!

Seed Swap: Color’s Power

Over the past few weeks our adventure in color exploration has been really fun, don’t you think? From looking at the ways color influences our lives and our art in part 1 Color as an Influencer, to looking at a few Masters of Color in part 2, to playing with Seasonal Palettes in our art

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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

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

How can you shift the way you use your senses to connect more deeply with nature and creativity? Click to Ponder this and more on the Wings Worms,and Wonder blog!

Seed Swap: Listen Before Looking

This month’s seeds swap is getting pretty philosophical! I really liked this quote and the idea of listening before looking. Especially the idea of shifting the way we normally use our senses. How can we listen with our eyes? Well I’m not totally sure. We’ll have to reevaluate the way we define listening and looking

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

What most sparks your wonder when it comes to the sea? Click through to spark you wonder for the sea and get a free quote graphic!

Seed Swap: The Sea

I love how when you go into the ocean, you are a visitor in a different world where things you’ll never understand are happening all the time and all around you while you visit. And when you walk on the beach at low tide, you are walking on the sea floor, where hours before mysterious

Click through for tons of practical ideas for creatively connecting with nature through the arts and gardening with Wings, Worms, and Wonder!

Seed Swap: Focus

How true is this! The ways we “see” are so influenced by the lenses through which we look. Wouldn’t life be more fun if we kept our imagination lenses in focus a bit more of the time? Let your creative side shine in 2016!! What seeds of creativity will you let sprout this year? Let’s swap

Discover the wonder and peace that a creative connection with nature sparks! Click through for lots of free gardening and nature connection ideas!

Seed Swap: Stillness in Nature

As 2015 winds down to a close, and life seems to start a sprint to 2016, what aspects of nature bring you peace and stillness? Do you enjoy them with friends and family, alone, or both? For me working in my garden and being in the ocean bring me ultimate peace. I’ll say it again, for your

Get all your inspiration, ideas, resources, and lesson plans for creatively connecting humans and nature through the arts, gardening, and outdoor experience! Click through for so many free nature connection resources!

Seed Swap: Look Up

If you ever start to feel overwhelmed, try going outside, looking up, and breathing deeply. The other day, I was feeling bummed about being in the land of strip malls that just a few years ago was all woods. And while sitting in my car in the fairly depressing parking lot of a big box hardware

Make space for teh harmony of art and nature in daily life with help from the Draw Yourself Back to Nature eCourse! Click to learn more and creatively connect with nature journaling!

Seed Swap: Nature Harmony Art

What do you think Cezanne meant by this? To me, he meant that the harmony and connection you feel while in nature is parallel or the same as the harmony and connection you feel while you are creating art, or even viewing art in certain cases. So when making art while in nature, as Cezanne often